Spring 2012 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions
Description of Course:
Focuses on a significant topic or issue through which students are offered an opportunity to gain experience in various analytic and interpretive approaches. Explores connections among artistic and intellectual endeavors appropriate to a range of courses in the Arts and Humanities. This course is a requirement for all AHST, AP, HIST, and LIT majors and should be taken prior to completing first 12 hours of upper-division course work.
This course will explore issues related to the history and culture of Mexico from the colonial era to present through reading and writing of various texts. The course will provide background of the cultural setting and major historical currents and then consider the role of a variety of cultural expressions within that context. Students will examine those cultural expressions through a number of historical, literary, visual, digital, and other sources and will practice analytical and interpretive writing based on those sources.
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