Introduction to Latin American History - HIS 231

Effective: 2021-08-01

Course Description

Examines the development of Latin American civilizations from the pre-Columbian era to the present
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

The course outline below was developed as part of a statewide standardization process.

General Course Purpose

HIS 231 surveys the general history of Mesoamerica, South America, and the Caribbean from prehistoric times to the present. Students will learn about select political, economic, social, intellectual, cultural, and religious developments in Latin America during three major periods: the Pre-Columbian Era (prior to 1492); the Colonial Era (1492-1820); and the Modern Age (1820-present).

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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