Latin American Studies

Robert Clark, Director
College of Arts and Sciences
Kansas State University
c/o Department of Modern Languages
14A Eisenhower Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506

 

785-532-1985
785-532-7004 fax

Approved Course List

[includes required and elective courses]

The courses listed below are representative of those for which students may receive credit in Latin American Studies. Alternative courses may be approved by petition to the program director. New program options are being planned. Note that often appropriate courses are offered under categories such as "topics," "special studies," "problems," or "seminar." For the current list of approved courses and new program developments, call or write the director, rclark@k-state.edu. See the list of requirements for the secondary major.

To see descriptions of the following courses, please see the Undergraduate Catalog.

College of Arts and Sciences

DAS 407         Senior Research in Latin American Studies. See Guidelines

Anthropology

ANTH 634       South American Indians
ANTH 673       Mesoamerican Archaeology

Geography

GEOG 620       Geography of Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean
GEOG 622       Geography of South America

History

HIST 303         Latin American History and Civilization
HIST 560         Latin American Nations
HIST 561         Colonial Hispanic America
HIST 562         Modern Mexico

Modern Languages [taught in Spanish]

SPAN 520        Hispanic Readings
SPAN 565        Spanish Civilization
SPAN 566        Hispanic American Civilization
SPAN 567        Literature of Spain
SPAN 568        Literature of Spanish America
SPAN 750        Spanish American Literature From Its Origins to Nineteenth Century
SPAN 751        Spanish American Literature: Late 19th Century to Early 20th Century
SPAN 752        Contemporary Spanish-American Narrative
SPAN 760        Hispanic Literature & Culture in the U.S. (texts in English & Spanish)
SPAN 755        Spanish American Drama
SPAN 767        Spanish American Poetry
SPAN 769        Cinema of Spanish America
SPAN 773        Spanish America Today

Music

MUSIC 421      Salsa: Afro-Cuban Music of the Past and Present

Political Science

POLSC 622      Latin American Politics
POLSC 655      International Politics of Latin America

Sociology

SOCIO 507       Comparative Political Sociology
SOCIO 635       The Socioeconomicand Environmental Impacts of NAFTA
SOCIO 738       Inter-American Migration

Please note: Other Latin American studies courses are offered as "special studies," "topics," "problems" or "seminar" categories. New courses may be added before they appear on this list. Intersession offerings are sometimes acceptable. Transfer credits from approved study abroad programs, or other institutions, may be accepted as part of a student's program of study. Please contact the director if you have questions about the courses which may qualify in the category of Latin American Studies.