Aug 18, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HU 4495 - Latin American History

3 lecture hours 0 lab hours 3 credits
Course Description
This course aims to provide an honest, historical assessment of a region of the world often marked by misunderstanding, unrest, and violence. While close attention will be paid to Guatemala, this class will also take into account countries such as El Salvador, Nicaragua, Panama, Mexico, Venezuela, and Cuba - and the relationship between these nations and the United States. (prereq: none)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Explain the broad narrative of Latin American history
  • Critically assess the place of Guatemala within Latin American history
  • Understand the relationships between Latin America, Guatemala, and the United States
  • Explain the ways that race, class, and ethnicity work in both Latin America and Guatemala
  • Research and write about Latin American history - and Guatemala’s place in such a narrative

Prerequisites by Topic
  • None

Course Topics
  • None

Coordinator
Dr. Michael Carriere



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