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MLL 445 - Cultures of Spanish America

Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-UD-C
A study of Spanish American cultures through history, race and cultural diversity, arts, myths, leaders, and social institutions. Taught in Spanish, readings in Spanish and English.

Strongly Recommended Preparation: Upper division status (greater than 60 earned semester units) and completion of lower division Area C requirements.
Prerequisites: Completion of GE Areas A1, A2, A3 and B4 with grade C- (CR) or better; and MLL 343.
Equivalent Quarter Course: MLL 3495.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-UD-C - Upper Division Arts or Humanities
Course Typically Offered: Variable Intermittently

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Students will demonstrate knowledge of the principal pre-Columbian indigenous civilizations and its legacy to the present.
  2. Student will be able to recognize important ideological, ethnic, cultural, socio-political, geographic, and historic factors that have contributed to the formation of the diversity and hybridity of Spanish American cultures and identities.
  3. Student will be able to identify and discuss the major historical movements and leaders in Spanish America from colonial times to the present.
  4. Student will be able to understand the relationships between Spanish America, the United States, and other parts of the world in the context of colonialism, post colonialism, and globalization.

UD-C. Upper-division Arts or Humanities Learning Outcomes
  1. demonstrate an understanding of and ability to apply the principles, methodologies, value systems, and thought processes employed in the arts and humanities;
  2. analyze cultural production as an expression of, or reflection upon, what it means to be human; and
  3. demonstrate how the perspectives of the arts and humanities are used by informed, engaged, and reflective citizens to benefit local and global communities.

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