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List of Supporting Courses (See Course Descriptions)

Culture, History, and Society

  • LCS 506 Caribbean Leaders and Societies
  • LCS 507 Three Island Revolutions
  • LCS 508 Seminar: U.S. Latinos
  • LCS 509/SOC 576/ International Migration: History, Theory, Methodology
  • LCS 510 Workers and Globalization
  • LCS 511 Introduction to Cultural Studies
  • LCS 515 U.S. Latino Culture and Literature
  • LCS 551 Gender and Class in Latin American Development
  • LCS 556/POS 556 Authoritarian and Comparative/
    Representative Regimes in Latin America
  • LCS 560 Urban Poverty in Latin America
  • LCS 572/GOG 572 Issues in Latin American Geography
  • LCS 573/GOG 573 Comparative Metropolitan Planning
  • LCS 575 Caribbean Migration
  • LCS 585/ECO 585 Land and Labor in Latin America
  • LCS 593/POS 593 International Relations of Latin America
  • LCS 599 Special Topics in Latin American and Caribbean Studies (as advised)
  • LCS 695 Independent Study and Research (1-6 cr.) (as advised)
  • ANT 533 Mesoamerican Archaeology
  • ANT 633 Seminar in Mesoamerican Archaeology
  • ANT 641 Seminar in Mesoamerican Ethnology
  • ANT 643 Seminar in the Native Mesoamerican Texts and Literature
  • ANT 648 Seminar in South American Ethnology
  • ANT 666* Seminar in Ethnohistory
  • ANT 667/PLN 672 Housing Problems and Policies in Third World Cities
  • HIS 569 History of Mexico
  • HIS 570 History of the West Indies and Central America
  • HIS 572 History of Brazil
  • HIS 665 Readings in Latin American History
  • HIS 667 Seminar in Latin American History
  • SOC640Gender Inequality

Language, Literature, and Fine Arts

  • LCS 514/SPN519 Literature of the Hispanic Caribbean
  • LCS 515 U.S. Latino Culture and Literature
  • LCS 517/SPN 513 Cultural Foundations of Latin American Literature
  • SPN 500 a/b Intensive Introduction in Spanish
  • SPN 502 The Linguistic Structure of Modern Spanish
  • SPN 505 History of the Spanish Language
  • SPN 507 Spanish Scholarly Writing
  • SPN 508 Advanced Spanish Communication
  • SPN 509 Spanish for Teachers
  • SPN 510 Topics in Spanish Language
  • SPN 512 Cultural Foundations of Latin American Literature: Colonial Age
  • SPN 514 Cultural Foundations of Spanish Literature: To the Catholic Kings
  • SPN 515 Cultural Foundations of Spanish Literature: Golden Age
  • SPN 516 Cultural Foundations of Spanish Literature: Since 1700
  • SPN 517 Spanish American Theatre
  • SPN 518 Spanish American Short Story
  • SPN 521 Spanish Literature for High School Teachers
  • SPN 522 The Twentieth Century Spanish American Essay
  • SPN 523 Spanish American Colonial Prose
  • SPN 525 Spanish American Colonial Poetry
  • SPN 526 Spanish American Poetry of the Modernist Period
  • SPN 527 Spanish American Poetry Since Modernism
  • SPN 528 Spanish American Romanticism
  • SPN 529 Spanish American Narrative Prose of 19th Century
  • SPN 586 Spanish American Novel from 1910 to 1950
  • SPN 587 Contemporary Spanish American Novel
  • SPN 605 Introduction to Literary Theory and Criticism
  • SPN 606 Applied Critical Theory
  • SPN 680 Introduction to Literary Research
  • SPN 681 Seminar: Novel
  • SPN 684 Seminar: Literary Themes
  • SPN 685 Topics in Hispanic Linguistics
  • SPN 694 Directed Readings in Spanish
  • SPN 695 Topics in Hispanic Literature
  • SPN 721 Studies in Hispanic Literature
  • SPN 793 College Teaching of the Spanish Language
  • POR 502 Linguistic Structure of Modern Portuguese
  • POR 505 History of the Portuguese Language
  • POR 512 Survey of Brazilian Literature
  • ANT 528 Mesoamerican Linguistics
  • ANT 533 Mesoamerican Writing Systems
  • ANT 571 Mesoamerican Language Instruction

Advanced Methods Courses

Students enrolled in the LACS track of the Spanish Ph.D. program should take LCS (SPN) 511 introduction to Cultural Studies or an advanced methods course in a field related to the dissertation topic. Choosing this course should be made in consultation and with the approval of the student's LACS graduate advisor.

The following are some of the methods courses accepted by the Department to satisfy this requirement:

  • ANT 508 Proseminar in Ethnology
  • ANT 600 Quantitative Methods in Anthropology
  • ANT 608 Field methods in Ethnology
  • HIS 590 Quantitative Methods in History
  • HIS 591 Research and Writing in History
  • HIS 594 Readings and Practicum in Oral and Video History
  • SOC 509 Research Methods
  • SOC 535 Qualitative Research Techniques
  • SPN 605 Introduction to Literary Theory and Criticism
  • SPN 606 Applied Critical Theory
  • SPN 685 Methods in Research
  • ENG 542 Literary Theory since 1950
  • ENG 642 Trends in Critical Theory
  • WWS 565 Feminist Theory

* In order to receive credit for this course toward the Ph.D. degree, students must work on Latin American, Caribbean, or U.S. Latino related topics.

Explanation of course prefixes:

AAS Africana Studies

PLN Planning

AOS Administration & Policy Studies

POR Portuguese

POS Political Science

ANT Anthropology

SOC Sociology

ECO Economics

SPN Spanish

GOG Geography

ESOC Educational Sociology

HIS History

TBI Languages and Cultures Education

LCS Latin American and Caribbean Studies

WSS Women’s Studies