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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - LAS6971

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2006-12-05
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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    1742 2006-09-26
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Gia/Institute for the Study of Latin America & the AS 123100000
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Maria Espinosa 2962

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    LAS 6971 Thesis in Latin America & Caribbean

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? Y
    Are the credit hours variable? Y
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    1-12 T - Graduate Thesis Z - Z/U Only
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Thesis Lat Amer/ Caribbean
    Course Online? Percentage Online


    Graduate Standing


    Course Description

    This course will allow graduate students to earn credits while working on a thesis that is focused in Latin America & the Caribbean. Open to all graduate majors. Repeatable.

  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    Graduate Students will earn credit while engaging in research in Latin America and/or Caribbean as part of their thesis

    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?

    This course will allow thesis research to be more interdisciplinary for students focused in Latin America, either if their degree is on Latin American studies or on other disciplines for those departments affiliated with the institute.

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?


    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)

    Doctoral degree in any discipline; professional and/or research experience in LAC; affliate faculty to the institute or a partner institution working in LAC or in the USA with a focus on LAC

  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    To provide an opportunity for all graduate students doing a thesis focused in Latin America to earn credit while doing research and/or study abroad focused on Latin America and the Caribbean or with Hispanic populations in the US

    B. Learning Outcomes

    Specialized knowledge about Latin America and the Caribbean; skills developed on conducting interdisciplinary research on Latin America

    C. Major Topics


    D. Textbooks


    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    H. Attendance Policy

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    J. Program This Course Supports

  5. Course Concurrence Information

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