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SOC 3950  SOCIOLOGY OF LATIN AMERICA (3 credits)

The course reviews the main social, economic, and political forces that have shaped Latin American societies, and the sociological theories used to understand Latin American development and underdevelopment. Race, ethnicity, gender and class in Latin America, as well as the region's insertion in the global economy are examined.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): Six hours in social sciences, three of which, at least, must be in Sociology, or by permission of the instructor.

Distribution: Global Diversity General Education course