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Accounting 010
African Area Studies 016
Africana Studies
Aging 018
American History 512
American Literature
American Studies 050
Anthropology 070
Armenian 078
Art 080, 081
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Arts and Science 090
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Astrophysics 105
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Business Law 140
Catalan 145
Cell Biology
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Chinese 165
Cinema Studies 175
Cognitive Science 185
Community Development
Comparative Literature 195
Computer Science 198
Criminal Justice 202
Dance 203, 206
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Economics 220
Education 300
Environmental Certificates
European Studies 360
Exercise Science and Sport Studies 377
Film Studies
Finance 390
Food Science 400
Foreign Language Proficiency Certificates
French 420
Geography 450
Geological Sciences 460
German 470
Greek 490
Greek, Modern Greek Studies 489
Hindi 505
History/French Joint Major 513
History/Political Science Joint Major 514
Hungarian 535
Individualized Major
Interdisciplinary Studies
Italian 560
Japanese 565
Jewish Studies 563
Journalism and Media Studies 567
Junior Year Abroad
Korean 574
Labor Studies 575
Latin 580
Latin American Studies 590
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Life Sciences
Linguistics 615
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Management 620
Marine Sciences 628
Marketing 630
Mathematics 640
Medical Technology 660
Medicine and Dentistry
Medieval Studies 667
Middle Eastern Studies 685
Military Education, Air Force 690
Military Education, Army 691
Molecular Biology
Nutritional Sciences 709
Operations Research 711
Philosophy 730
Physics 750
Physiology and Neurobiology
Planning and Public Policy 762
Polish 787
Political Science 790
Portuguese 810
Psychology 830
Public Health
Puerto Rican and Hispanic Caribbean Studies 836
Religion 840
Russian 860
Russian, Central and East European Studies 861
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Science, Technology, and Society
Social Work 910
Sociology 920
South Asian Studies 925
Spanish 940
Statistics 960
Study Abroad 959
Theater Arts 965, 966
Ukrainian 967
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Women's and Gender Studies 988
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New Brunswick/Piscataway Undergraduate Catalog 2005-2007 Programs of Study For Liberal Arts Students Programs, Faculty, and Courses Latin American Studies 590 Courses  


01:590:101Latin America: A Brief Introduction (1.5) Introduction to the construct called Latin America: geography, peoples and groups, cultures, history, languages, music, art, and literature. Focus may vary, according to instructor interest.
01:590:201Introduction to Latin American Civilization and Culture (3) Survey of Latin American culture from the colonial period to the present day. Consideration of chronicles of the Indies, documents on independence and nation formation, and canonical texts of modern literature and thought.
01:590:367The Afro Latin American Experience (3) Examines profound impact of African diaspora on Latin American societies where persons of African descent represent significant minorities and numerical majorities. Explores how Afro-Latin Americans remember the past and experience the present. Credit not given for both this course and 01:508:367.
01:590:393Architecture and Society in Latin America (3) Architecture in Latin America after the Conquest; emphasis on urban development from the Laws of the Indies to Brasilia in social and historical contexts. Prerequisites: 01:082:105,106 or 276 or 391, 392 or permission of instructor. Credit not given for both this course and 01:082: 393.
01:590:401,402Seminar in Latin American Studies (3,3) Correlation of studies through analysis of particular problems or periods in Latin American civilization. Reading, reports, discussions. Credit not given for both these courses and 01:940: 403,404.
01:590:410African-Brazilian History (3) Overview of history of largest African diaspora community in the world. Encourages critical analysis of major issues in African-Atlantic diaspora studies. Principal scholarship supplemented with selected readings in literature, oral history, African-Brazilian movement documents, and iconography. Credit not given for both this course and 01:014:410.
01:590:460Race, Class, and Ethnicity in Latin America (3) Investigation of racioethnic conflicts and racial formation and renegotiation in Latin America through literary and nonliterary sources. Consideration of class, racism, miscegenation, marginalization, and ethnonym. Prerequisite: One term of 01:940:300-level of Spanish literature or permission of department. Credit not given for both this course and 01:940:460.
01:590:497,498Honors in Latin American Studies (BA,BA) Preparation for comprehensive examination in Latin American studies and research paper prepared under direction of honors committee. Prerequisites: 01:940:394 or equivalent, and permission of Latin American Studies Program Committee. Open only to seniors.
01:590:499Readings in Latin American Studies (3) Independent readings under faculty supervision. Project must be one not already treated in a formal course. Prerequisites: Permission of Latin American Studies Program Committee and instructor. May not be taken for more than one term.
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