This course explores the social aspects of the economic, political, and cultural issues facing Latin American countries. After an introduction to the basic issues for nderstanding Latin America as a region, students examine and research such issues as the distribution of wealth and economic globalization, democracy and social movements, and various aspects of Latin American culture. This course is suitable for students completing degrees in a number of discipline areas, including science, engineering, humanities, fine arts, social science, business,education, and general studies. The main goal of HUMN is to expand your awareness and your capacity to understand and think analytically and critically about the social aspects of economic, political, and cultural issues in Latin American countries and to further develop your skills in researching and communicating your ideas in online discussion and written essays.
Free online Spanish lessons
Latin American and Latinx Studies Minor | Saint Joseph's University
A little tool to help you to take your first steps in the Spanish language on your own and which are designed to help you to discover the Spanish language in a progressive and enjoyable way, at your own pace. Study as much time as you want and connect from anywhere: your home, university, work…. With them, you will be able to go deeper into Spanish and learn, little by little, both basic concepts of Spanish that you did not know and perfect everything you already know about the Spanish language. Each of these Spanish lessons includes basic aspects of Spanish grammar from a practical perspective and specially selected vocabulary so that you can communicate fluently in Spanish with Spanish speakers, both in writing and orally. You will find examples of phrases , words and conversations in real contexts, some colloquial and others formal, in which you may need to speak in Spanish, from a pleasure trip to a business meeting, a job interview or enjoy a language stay or internship in a Latin American country such as Ecuador , Peru or Bolivia. Do you dare to practice in Spanish with us and our online resources? Spanish Lesson 2.
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Latinx communities through a variety of lenses, which they develop through an individualized and multi-disciplinary course of study. You can select courses in history, language, literature, linguistics, culture, economics, political science, international relations, sociology, business, philosophy, theology, religious studies and art history. Over the last half-century, hundreds of students have taken advantage of this opportunity to know and care deeply about the Latin American region, and to enjoy careers in which they share that expertise and concern with others. Graduates have gone into distinguished careers in international organizations, diplomatic or government service, higher education, and all facets of business and the private sector. You can complete the minor in Latin American Studies with six courses.
RSS Feed. Individuals interested in the history, politics and culture of Latin America have the opportunity to study the region in 'Introduction to Latin American Studies,' an OpenCourseWare project from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. This course may be useful for students considering or currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science or foreign languages and literature. Particular attention is given to the nations of Mexico, Chile and Brazil.