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HIST 420 Survey of Latin American History

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Course Description

A comparative, chronological and thematic history of regional Latin America, including geography, indigenous people, early contact with Europeans, conquest, movement of people, and the struggle for independence. The development of modern Latin American Nations, cultural uniqueness, economics, politics, religion, society, and cultural histories will be explored as well.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 5b; Area 9C2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area C2), UC (IGETC Area 3B; Area 4)