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Course Number: M/LAT 6
Racism in the United States
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Also offered as AFRAM 19, ASAME 19, and NATAM 19. Not open for credit to students who have completed or are currently enrolled in AFRAM 19, ASAME 19, or NATAM 19.
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Exploration of the development of modern racism in the United States: Economic, socio-cultural, and psychological implications; and resistances to its effects from AfricanAmerican, Asian-American, Mexican and Latin-American and Native American perspectives.  2203.04
AA/AS area 2, 5; CSU area D; IGETC area 4

 

Course Number: M/LAT 12
United States Relations with Mexico and Latin America
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Analysis of United States relations with Mexico and Latin America from colonial times to the present: U.S. involvement as it relates to the economic, cultural, and political situations of Mexico and Latin America through the years.  2203.04
AA/AS area 2, 5; CSU area D; IGETC area 4
 

Course Number: M/LAT 19
History of the Mexican-American
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Also offered as Hist 17. Not open for credit to students who have completed or are currently enrolled in Hist 17.
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: History of the people of Mexican descent from colonial times to the present: Contemporary status and problems of Mexican-Americans in the United States.  2203.04
AA/AS area 2, 5; CSU area D; IGETC area 4
 

Course Number: M/LAT 23
Introduction to Psychology of the Mexican American
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Principles of psychology as they relate to the MexicanAmerican community: Selected social problems such as prejudice, racial conflict, and deviancy in the MexicanAmerican community from a Mexican-American perspective.  2203.04
AA/AS area 2, 5; CSU area D; IGETC area 4
 

Course Number: M/LAT 28
Survey of Third World through Films
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Survey of third-world people through films: Emphasis on themes related to African, Mexican/Latino, Asian, and Native American experiences in the U.S. and elsewhere; films viewed as to their content, artistic quality, and relevance for people of color in the modern world.  2203.04
AA/AS area 3, 5; CSU area C2; IGETC area 3B
 

Course Number: M/LAT 30A
Survey of Latin-American Films
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Critical examination of historical and contemporary film images of Latinos/Americanos as a result of cultural encounters within the United States: Traditional and emerging objectives of film makers and producers; and common themes and cultural elements in films by and about Latinos in the United States.  2203.04
AA/AS area 3, 5; CSU area C2; IGETC area 3B
 

Course Number: M/LAT 30B
Survey of Latin-American Films
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Critical examination of cinema from throughout Latin America and Spain that relate to Latino cultural experiences: Emphasis on those films that educate viewers about Latino encounters with majority and minority cultures within Latin America.  2203.04
AA/AS area 3; CSU area C2; IGETC area 3B
 

Course Number: M/LAT 48NA-TZ
Selected Topics in Mexican/Latin- American Studies
Units: .5-5
Class: 0-5 hours lecture, 0-15 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: See section on Selected Topics. 2203.04
 

Course Number: M/LAT 49
Independent Study in Mexican/Latin-American Studies
Units: .5-5
Class: (GR or P/NP)
Course study under this section may be repeated three times for a maximum of 5 units.
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: See section on Independent Study. 2203.04
 

Course Number: M/LAT 248NA-TZ
Selected Topics in Mexican/Latin- American Studies
Units: .5-5
Class: 0-5 hours lecture, 0-15 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Description: See section on Selected Topics. 2203.04