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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - LAS6913
Tracking Number - 1743

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2006-12-05
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Detail Information

  1. Date & Time Submitted: 2006-09-21
  2. Department: Government and International Affairs/ISLAC
  3. College: AS
  4. Budget Account Number: 123100000
  5. Contact Person: Cristiana Espinosa
  6. Phone: x2962
  7. Email:
  8. Prefix: LAS
  9. Number: 6913
  10. Full Title: Independent Study & Research in Latin American
  11. Credit Hours: 1-9
  12. Section Type: Z - Directed Individual Study
  13. Is the course title variable?: Y
  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): Study & Res in Latin America
  19. Course Online?: -
  20. Percentage Online:
  21. Grading Option: S - S/U Only
  22. Prerequisites: Consent of Instructor
  23. Corequisites:
  24. Course Description: This course will provide graduate students with an opportunity to engage in research and/or study abroad in Latin America & the Caribbean, to earn credits towards their degree. Open to LAC majors and non majors. Repeatable up to 9 credits.

  25. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course: Student research and study abroad in Latin America provides a first hand knowledge of ths region, which can estimulate student's scholar and career development.
  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 attract more graduate students towards the Certificate in Latin America and the Caribbean and the Masters in LAC. Credits from this course can fulfill elective requirements for USF degrees with those departments that are affiliated with ISLAC
  27. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times? No
  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; being affiliated faculty to the Institute for the Study of Latin America and the Caribbean or a partner institution working in LAC or in the USA with a focus on LAC
  29. Objectives: To provide an opportunity for graduate students to earn credit hours while doing research and/or study abroad focused on Latin America and the Caribbean, or Hispanic populations in the US. To allow students to focus on topics that are not covered by regular offerings.
  30. Learning Outcomes: Students will gain better knowledge of the region and it's people; knowledge specific about issues researched, practical application of research methods and conceptual frameworks learned in regular courses; practical and networking skills; motivation to pursue further career paths
  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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