Honours: Thematic Option (LACS)

All students interested in pursuing the Honours LACS program MUST meet with the program adviser in order to be able to declare Honours. To make an appointment with the program adviser please contact Kirsty at (514) 398-4804 or by email.

60 credits

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Required Courses (21 credits)

HISP 243 Survey of Spanish Amer Lit 1 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

HISP 244 Survey of Spanish Amer Lit 2 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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  • Summer

Successful completion of Intermediate Spanish (HISP 220D1/D2, HISP 219 or equivalent) is required for admission to HISP 243 and 244.
HIST 309 Hist of Latin America to 1825 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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HIST 360 Latin America since 1825 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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LACS 497 ResSem:Latin Amer&theCaribbean 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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LACS 498 Honours Thesis 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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POLI 319 Politics of Latin America 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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  • Summer

Complementary Courses (39 credits)

12 credits must be taken in Spanish or Portuguese language (see the Hispanic Studies courses below).

12 credits on Latin America and the Caribbean (excluding language courses)

15 credits from outside the Complementary Course List, within a coherent theme of specialization, selected in consultation with the Progam Adviser

Anthropology

ANTH 212 Anthropology of Development 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
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ANTH 307 Andean Prehistory 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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ANTH 319 Inka Arch. & Ethnohistory 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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ANTH 326 Anthropology of Latin America 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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ANTH 422 Contemp.Latin Amer Cult & Soc 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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  • Summer

Economics

ECON 313 Economic Development 1 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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ECON 314 Economic Development 2 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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Geography

GEOG 310 Development and Livelihoods 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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GEOG 408 Geography of Development 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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GEOG 404 Environmental Management 2 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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GEOG 404 may only count toward the requirements for this program when the topic is related to Panama.
GEOG 410 Geog of Underdvlpmnt:Cur Probs 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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GEOG 498 Humans in Tropical Envirnmnts 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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GEOG 510 Humid Tropical Environments 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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Hispanic Studies

HISP 210D1 Spanish Language:Beginners 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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HISP 210D2 Spanish Language:Beginners 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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HISP 218 Spanish Lang Intens-Elem 6 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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HISP 219 Spanish Lang Intens-Intermed 6 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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HISP 220D1 Spanish Language:Intermediate 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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HISP 220D2 Spanish Language:Intermediate 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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HISP 225 Hispanic Civilization 1 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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HISP 226 Hispanic Civilization 2 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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HISP 243 Survey of Spanish Amer Lit 1 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

HISP 244 Survey of Spanish Amer Lit 2 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
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HISP 302 Hisp Lit & Cult in English 2 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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HISP 328 Lit of Ideas: Spanish America 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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HISP 332 Spanish-Am Lit of 19th Cent 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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HISP 333 Spanish-Am Drama 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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HISP 351 Spanish-American Novel 1 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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HISP 352 Spanish-American Novel 2 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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HISP 356 Spanish-American Short Story 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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HISP 358 Gender and Textualities 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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HISP 437 Viceregal Spanish America 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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HISP 453 20th C Spanish-American Poetry 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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HISP 505 Seminar in Hispanic Studies 01 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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History

HIST 197 FYS: Race in Latin America 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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HIST 223 Natives of the Americas 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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HIST 309 Hist of Latin America to 1825 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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HIST 366 Themes: Latin American Hist 1 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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HIST 409 Themes: Latin American Hist 2 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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HIST 419 Central America 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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HIST 464D1 Course not available
HIST 464D2 Course not available
HIST 580D1 European&Nat-Amer Encounters 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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HIST 580D2 European&Nat-Amer Encounters 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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Political Science

POLI 227 Developing Areas/Introduction 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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POLI 319 Politics of Latin America 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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POLI 473 Democracy and the Market 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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