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2018-2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOC 161 - Introduction to Latin American Studies

(3 units)

Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENGL 100  or GE Composition (Area A1).

An interdisciplinary overview of history, society, and culture in Latin America - Mexico, Central American, the Caribbean, and South America. Examines the political, economic, social, and cultural conditions for conflict, change, and continuity over the last five hundred years.

Letter grade only (A-F). Same course as LAS 161 . Not open for credit to students with credit in LAS 161 .