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Latin American Studies

Course Number: C334 /
Category: History and Social Science, Electives /
Credits: 5.0 /
Recommended Grades: 10,11,12 /
Level: College Prep /
Length: Semester /
Description: Latin American Studies is a survey of Latin American civilization from early civilizations to the present, emphasizing the events, ideas, and institutions that have shaped, influenced, and defined Latin America?s place in the world. This course will enable students to understand current events, crises, conflicts and their causes, and implications for the future. Most of the material used will be interdisciplinary and range from novels, historical works, scholarly articles, and excerpts from documentary and semi-documentary films. The Latin American History curriculum is aligned to the Common Core Standards.

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