HIS 2216 Survey of Latin American History
A survey of Latin American history and culture from pre-colonial times to the present, tracing colonial influences, 20th century revolutions, dictatorships and democratic alternatives and the evolution of global economics, U.S. and Organization of American States policies.
Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes
- Demonstrate reading and comprehension skills by synthesizing the content of scholarly writing on Latin American history and evaluating the effectiveness of written works.
- Apply knowledge of Latin American history to the understanding of contemporary social, political, and economic issues and trends.
- Demonstrate knowledge of evolving historical interpretations of major topics and eras in Latin American history.
- Critically analyze primary source documents (written as well as artifacts and art) in Latin American history and use them to construct well-organized, well-argued historical accounts.
Credit Hours: 3
Classroom Hours: 3