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LLS 3050  LATIN AMERICA IN CONTEXT: HEALTH, BUSINESS, ENVIRONMENT, AND SOCIETY THROUGH ORAL PRACTICE (3 credits)

This course focuses on the development and intensive practice of oral expression in Spanish, and is intended for students interested in the fields of business, health, education, environmental sciences, social work, and cultural studies, who are either heritage speakers of Spanish or who are completing a major/minor in Spanish. The class provides a broad context of current relevant issues in Latin America, including politics and society; the state of the economy after decades of neoliberalism; racism; indigenous and Afro-descendent identities; domestic and gender violence; health and disabilities; adult, youth, & child immigration; and ecology and the environment. (Cross-listed with SPAN 3050).

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): SPAN 3010 or SPAN 3030 & SPAN 3040