RECOMMENDED COURSES LATIN AMERICAN AND BORDER STUDIES

The following courses are recommended for fulfilling the disciplinary blocks in the LABS major and minor. For a description of each course, see the university catalog. For information on course offerings each semester, click here. Courses not on this list may be approved for LABS programs by the academic advisor.

FINE ARTS

History of Art

1307 – History of Latin-American Art

3308 – The Border and Visual Culture

Theatre Arts

3335 – Hispanic Theatre and Drama (2-4)

Music Literature and History

1326 – The Music of Mexico

3325 – Music on the Border

SOCIAL SCIENCE

Sociology

2358 – Chicanos in the Southwest**

2359 – Chicanos and American Society**

3306 – Cultural Diversity**

3315 – Urban Sociology

3317 – Indigenous Culture of Latin America**

3361 – Contemporary Mexican Culture**

Anthropology

2358 – Chicanos in the Southwest**

2359 – Chicanos and American Society**

3306 – Cultural Diversity**

3309 – Mesoamerican Cultures

3313 – Historic Archeology of the El Paso-Ciudad Juarez Area

3319 – Indigenous Culture of Latin America**

3361 – Contemporary Mexican Culture**

4304 – Environmental Justice and Minority Communities in the U.S.

4306 – Colonias o the U.S.-Mexico Border

4308 – U.S.-Mexico Border Society and Culture

**Cross Listed Courses

POLITICAL SCIENCE

American Political Process

3314 – Ethnicity and Race in American Politics

4313 – Southwestern Border Politics

4315 – Latinos in the American Political System

Comparative and International Politics

3337 – Latin American Politics

4304 – Environmental Justice and Minority Communities in the U.S.

4337 – The Politics of Mexico

4339 – U.S.- Latin American Relations

SOCIAL WORK

Social Work

3326 – Social Work in Mexican-American Communities

3346 – The Process of Addiction: A Cross-Cultural Perspective

PHILOSOPHY

Philosophy

2313 – Chicanos and American Thought

3312 – Latin American Thought

4304 – Latin American Philosophy

SCIENCES

Geography

3310 – Cultural Geography

ECONOMICS AND FINANCE

Economics

3366 – Economics of Latin American

3373 – Introduction to Econometrics

4368 – Economy of Mexico

Finance

4325 – International Management

Marketing

4307 – Multi-cultural Marketing

4325 – International Marketing

TECHNOLOGY

Communication

4359 – Border Communication Practices – Communications Seminar (undergrad)

ENGLISH

Literature

3310 – Chicano Literature

3372 – Folklore and Mythology

3374 – Folklore of the Mexican American

LANGUAGES AND LINGUISTICS

Linguistics

3315 – History of the Spanish Language

3357 – Sociolinguistics

Spanish

3302 – Spanish American Literature to Modernism

3304 – Spanish American Literature since Modernism

3315 – History of the Spanish Language

3325 – The confluence of Mexican and Chicano Literature

3330 – Spanish American Civilization

4324 – The Literature of Mexico

4360 – Twentieth Century Spanish American Novel

4363 – Spanish American Poetry

HISTORY

3303 – The U.S.-Mexican War

3309 – Mexican American History

3317 – History of Texas since 1821

3325 – History of Immigration and Ethnicity in the United States

3328 – History of Hispanic Peoples in the United States

3342 – The Spanish Borderlands

3346 – Central America and the Caribbean

3347 – South America since 1810

3348 – Environmental History of Latin America

3349 – History of Mexico to 1900

3350 – The Mexican Revolution

Other Courses

3391 – History of Women

4325 – Junior-Senior Seminar

TEACHER EDUCATION

Bilingual Education

4327 – Literacy Acquisition in English as a Second Language

4340 – Principles of Bilingual Education/ESL

4344 – Parent and Community Advocacy in Education

CHICANO STUDIES

3302 – Chicano Cinema

3303 – The Border Image in Mexican Film

3311 – Chicano Studies: Societal Issues