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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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Detail Information

  1. Date & Time Submitted: 2006-09-26
  2. Department: Gia/Institute for the Study of Latin America & the
  3. College: AS
  4. Budget Account Number: 123100000
  5. Contact Person: Maria Espinosa
  6. Phone: 2962
  7. Email:
  8. Prefix: LAS
  9. Number: 6971
  10. Full Title: Thesis in Latin America & Caribbean
  11. Credit Hours: 1-12
  12. Section Type: T - Graduate Thesis
  13. Is the course title variable?: N
  14. Is a permit required for registration?: Y
  15. Are the credit hours variable?: Y
  16. Is this course repeatable?:
  17. If repeatable, how many times?: 0
  18. Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): Thesis Lat Amer/ Caribbean
  19. Course Online?: -
  20. Percentage Online:
  21. Grading Option: Z - Z/U Only
  22. Prerequisites: Graduate Standing
  23. Corequisites:
  24. 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.

  25. 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
  26. 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.
  27. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times? N/A
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. Learning Outcomes: Specialized knowledge about Latin America and the Caribbean; skills developed on conducting interdisciplinary research on Latin America
  31. Major Topics: variable
  32. Textbooks: N/A
  33. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases:
  34. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy:
  35. Assignments, Exams and Tests:
  36. Attendance Policy:
  37. Policy on Make-up Work:
  38. Program This Course Supports:
  39. Course Concurrence Information:

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