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HIST 252 - Latin American History


5 credits

Prerequisites
Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 095  or placement in ENGL& 101 , or instructor permission.

An introduction to Latin American history, politics and culture. The first half of the quarter focuses on Pre-Columbian civilizations, and European colonization. The second half of the quarter explores Modern Latin America from the colonial period through the present with an emphasis on independence movements, nation building, political instability, and Latin American identity.

Theory Hours
5 theory hours.

AA Specified Elective
Satisfies social science distribution area A requirement or specified elective for the AA degree.

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to gather, contextualize, and present multiple views of historical data.
  • Demonstrate ability in using basic historical methods such as the understanding of primary sources and the appropriate use of other scholars’ work.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of history as a tool toward active citizenship and successful participation in a diverse society.




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