GISP HUM 3123 Latin America -- 3 unit(s)

Historical, political, social and cultural elements that form the civilization of Latin America.

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Course syllabus
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Course notes
UNI students: No credit if student has credit in SPAN 3020. May not be taken for credit toward History majors or minors.

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Liberal Arts Core
Students who plan to graduate from UNI must complete the Liberal Arts Core (LAC). This Guided Independent Study course is applicable to Category 2. Civilizations and Cultures - B. Non-Western Cultures. For details about your LAC, please discuss with your advisor and/or visit
Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) distribution area
Students working toward their Bachelor of Liberal Studies may apply credit earned in this course to their degree. This Guided Independent Study course is applicable to the Humanities distribution area. Learn more about the BLS degree program.
Robert Talbott, Professor Emeritus

Keen, B. A History of Latin America. 2000/6th edition, 2nd volume. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company.

Keen, B. Latin American Civilization: History and Society, 1492 to the Present. 2000/7th edition. Bolder, CO: Westview Press.

Additional Course Materials

This course requires that you purchase a course packet. Course packets are available from Copyworks. Call 319-266-2306 to order your course packet over the phone with a credit card. Packets are available electronically or through hard copy.

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