All Courses

These are the undergraduate courses offered at UBC that may have content suitable for the Latin American Studies major or minor. Not all courses are offered every year. Some courses may or may not have Latin American content, depending on the year and the instructor.



ARCL 232 Ancient Latin America
ARTH 261 Pre-Hispanic Arts of Central and South America
HIST 151 Modern Latin American History
HIST 250 Latin American History
HIST 252 Modern Caribbean History
LAST 205 Issues of Development in Modern Latin America
SPAN 221 Introduction to Hispanic Literature
SPAN 222 Introduction to Hispanic Culture
SPAN 280 Revolution! (In English)




HIST 151 Modern Latin American History
SPAN 495 Research Intensive Seminar in Hispanic Literature and Culture
SPAN 312 Hopscotch: Topics in Hispanic Literature (in English)
SPAN 365 Modern Magics: Spanish-American Literature and Culture since the 1820’s
LAST 303 Indigenous Peoples of Latin America
PORT 392 Studies in Portuguese and Brazilian Literature
PORT 405 Studies in Portuguese and Brazilian Culture
ARTH 320 Entangled Worlds: Spain and Colonial Latin America (1500-1700)
GEOG 495 Geographies of Social Movements in the Americas
GEOG 395 Culture, Nature, and Coloniality in Latin America
HIST 357 History of Mexico
HIST 455 Gender and Sexuality in Latin America
POLI 332 Politics and Government of Latin America


Approved for 2018W

ENGL 377 World Literature and Social Movements
FNIS 453 Indigenous Legal Traditions
GRSJ 311 African/Black Women in the Americas
HIST 391 Human Rights in World History
HIST 450 Special Topics, “The Beautiful Game: A Soccer History of Latin America”
POLI 316 Global Indigenous Politics
SPAN 495 Research Intensive Seminar in Hispanic Literature and Culture, “Questions of Class, Race and Gender in Latin America

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