LMAS - Latino/Mex Amer Studies (LMAS)

LMAS 201 Introduction to Latino/Mexican American Studies

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Introductory survey of the historical presence of U.S. Latinos and Mexican Americans from an interdisciplinary perspective that incorporates the group’s global origins; application of critical thinking skills to the study of Latinos and Mexican Americans.

LMAS 285 Directed Studies

Credits 0 to 4. 0 to 4 Other Hours.

Special problems not covered by other courses; course depends upon needs and interest of the student and upon the number of credit hours. May be repeated for credit.
Prerequisites: Freshman or sophomore classification; approval of instructor.

LMAS 289 Special Topics in...

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Other Hours.

Selected topics in an identified area of Latino/a, Mexican-American studies. May be repeated for credit.
Prerequisite: Approval of instructor.

LMAS 291 Research

Credits 0 to 4. 0 to 4 Other Hours.

Research conducted under the direction of faculty member in Interdisciplinary Critical Studies faculty or affiliated faculty. May be repeated for credit. Must be taken on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.
Prerequisite: Freshman or sophomore classification.

LMAS 422 Race, Ethnicity, Crime and Justice

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Racial/ethnic disparities in criminal offending and victimization, as well as different experiences with law enforcement, judicial, and correctional agencies.
Prerequisites: SOCI 220 or equivalent.
Cross Listing: AFST 422 and SOCI 422.

LMAS 468/HIST 468 Latinx Civil Rights Movements

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Latinx civil rights movements in the twentieth century; Mexican American, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central American; racism, economic inequality, labor exploitation, segregation, anti-immigrant sentiment, gender discrimination; role of liberalism, multiethnic coalitions, third world liberation movements, revolutionary nationalism, religion; movement philosophies and strategies; contemporary immigrant rights movements.
Prerequisites: Junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.
Cross Listing: HIST 468/LMAS 468.

LMAS 484 Internship

Credits 0 to 4. 0 to 4 Other Hours.

Directed internship in a public or private organization to provide students with applied experience; opportunity to observe first hand issues and problems covered in Latino/a and Mexican-American Studies courses; designed to enhance and clarify the student's career objectives. May be taken for credit up to six hours.
Prerequisites: Approval of instructor.

LMAS 485 Directed Studies

Credits 0 to 4. 0 to 4 Other Hours.

Directed individual study of identified topics in Latino/a, Mexican-American studies. May be repeated for credit.
Prerequisites: Junior or senior classification; approval of Instructor.

LMAS 489 Special Topics in...

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Other Hours.

Selected topics in an identified area of Latino/a, Mexican-American studies. May be repeated for credit.
Prerequisites: Junior or senior classification; approval of Instructor.

LMAS 491 Research

Credits 0 to 4. 0 to 4 Other Hours.

Research conducted under the direction of faculty member in interdisciplinary critical studies or affiliated faculty. May be repeated for credit.
Prerequisites: Junior or senior classification; approval of Instructor.