2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin

LLS 130 Introduction to Latin American History

3 hours

This is a survey course spanning Latin America’s history from the pre-Columbian period to the recent past.  Focus is on the origins and development of Latin American social, political and economic systems, Amerindian and African peoples, the legacies of colonialism and slavery, the pursuit of nationhood and identity, the persistence of inequality, and the role of the United States in shaping the destiny of the region




This course will satisfy the College Option: Learning from the Past area of the Gen Ed Program