SUPPLEMENTARY MAJOR

 

LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES


SUPPLEMENTARY
MAJOR

 

Offered by the Department
of Languages and Linguistics. This program consists of 24 credits
drawn from the lists below of which 18 credits must be numbered 300
or above.  In addition, students must satisfy the College of
Arts and Sciences language requirement through course work, proficiency
examinations, or by taking three years of the same language in high
school. For more information go to http://www.nmsu.edu/~langling/

 

OPTIONS

There are two options
based on the section chosen by the student:

OPTION 1: Concentration in Latin American Language, Culture,
and Literature (Spanish or Portuguese):

a)
12 credits from Section 1

b)
12 credits from Section 2, of which no more than 6 may be taken
in a single department.

OPTION 2: Concentration in one major (e.g., history, government,
economics, health science, anthropology, sociology) included in Latin
American Social Sciences and Art:

a)
12 credits in the chosen area of Section 2 (if the major is
government, one of these courses may be ECON 325 G)

b)
6 credits from another area(s) of Section 2

c)
6 credits from Section 1

Both options require
that the student take at least two Spanish or Portuguese courses above
300-level, from the list below (Language/Culture/Literature) for which
courses the student must pass either the language placement test or
SPAN/PORT 212 or 214.

Note: Each class is 3 credits

Section 1: Latin American Language, Culture and Literature:
Spanish/Portuguese.

Language*

SPAN 325—Advanced
Conversation

SPAN 327—Rhetoric
for Native Speakers of Spanish

HL S  461—Health
Communications with Hispanic Clients
PORT
325—Portuguese Conversation

 

*Only three credits
will count

Culture

SPAN 305—Topics in
Hispanic Civilization

SPAN 362—Introduction
to Spanish Culture and Civilization

SPAN 363—Introduction
to Spanish-American Culture

SPAN 450—Mexican
Cultures

SPAN 491—History
of the Spanish Language

PORT 449—Special
Problems

 

Literature

 

SPAN 380—Introduction to
Literature ………

SPAN 386—Survey of Spanish Peninsular Literature


through the Seventeenth Centur

SPAN 387—Survey of Spanish Peninsular Literature


after the Seventeenth Century

SPAN  388—Survey of Spanish-American Literature


To Modernismo

SPAN 389—Survey of Spanish-American Literature


Since
Modernismo

SPAN 486—Twentieth-Century Spanish-American


Essay

SPAN 487—Twentieth-Century Spanish-American


Short Story

SPAN 488—Twentieth-Century Spanish-American


Theatre

 

Section 2: Latin
American Social Sciences and Art

ANTH 110—New World Prehistory

ANTH 306G—Peoples of Latin America

ANTH 312**—The Ancient Maya

ANTH 313**—Ancient Mexico

ANTH 361G—Social Issues in the Rural Americas

ANTH 467**—Archaeology of the American Southwest

ART 320**—Art and Architecture in Pre-Columbian Meso-America

ART 321**—Pre-Columbian Art and Architecture of the Andes

ART 333**—Baroque Art and Architecture in Italy,Spain and Hispanic
Latin America

ECON 324G-Developing Nations

ECON 325G-Economic Development of Latin America

ECON 330G-The Business Economy of Mexic

 

GOVT 422Border Security
Policy

GOVT 463—Inter-American Relations

GOVT 473—Latin American Politics

GOVT 478—U.S.-Mexico Border Politics

GOVT 479—Mexican Politics

HIST 311—Colonial Latin America

HIST 312—Modern Latin America

HIST 387—Spain

HIST 451—Colonial Mexico

HIST 452—National Mexic

HIST
453—Cuba: Colony to Castro

HIST 454—Central America

HIST 455—Brazil

HIST 456—Argentina

HIST 457—The Mexican Revolution

HIST 458—History of the U.S.-Mexican Border

HL
S 462—Hispanic Health Issues

HL S 463—Interdisciplinary
Seminar

HL S 465—International
Health Problems

SOC 361—Social Issues
in the Rural Americas

**Will  require
approval from the Supplementary


Major Adviser.

 










NOTE:

For both options,
Study Abroad courses, independent studies, honors, special topics
or newly created courses related to Latin America and/or the border
may be accepted with the approval of the Supplementary Major Adviser
or Committee.  Please check current schedule of classes or contact
the adviser for further information.

 

 

 

 

ADVISER:

 

Dr. Beth Pollack,
Academic Department Head

Dept. Languages and Linguistics

Breland Hall Room 222

Telephone:
646-4541

Fax: 646-7876

Email:       bpollack@nmsu.edu