LALS accepts electives from other programs and disciplines across campus. 

Choose a discipline for a list of previously accepted electives:

Anthropology Feminist Studies Oakes College
College Ten History  Politics
Community Studies History of Art & Visual Culture Psychology
Economics History of Consciousness Sociology
Education Literature Spanish
Environmental Studies Literature/World Literature Spanish for Heritage Speakers
Film & Digital Media Music Theater Arts
table of approved electives
ANTHROPOLOGY
ANTH 81ABC Mexican Folk Dance
ANTH 110G Barrio Popular
ANTH 130B Brazil
ANTH 130F African Diasporas in the Americas
ANTH 130J Politics & Statemaking in Latin America
ANTH 130L Ethnographies of Latin America
ANTH 130P Enthnography of Southern Cone Chile & Argentina
ANTH 130U Central America
ANTH 133 Narratives of the Popular: Latin America
ANTH 145X Special Topics in Socio-Cultural Anthropology
ANTH 164 Anthropology of Dance
ANTH 176B Mesoamerican Archeaology
ANTH 190X Prehispanic Cultures of North & West Mexico
COLLEGE TEN
CLTE 135 Social Justice, Institutions & Power: Imagining Sustainable Futures
COMMUNITY STUDIES
CMMU 152 Gender & Sexuality in Latin America
ECONOMICS
ECON 148 Latin American Economies
EDUCATION
EDUC 128 Immigrants & Education
EDUC 141 Bilingualism & Schooling
EDUC 181 Race, Class, & Culture in Education
ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
ENVS 122 Tropical Ecology & Conservation
ENVS 143 Sustainable Development
ENVS 145 Green Cities
ENVS 154 Amazonian Cultures & Conservation
FILM & DIGITAL MEDIA
FILM 165E Chicana/o Cinema, Video
FILM 168 National Cinemas: Latin American Cinema
FEMINIST STUDIES
FMST 105 Black & Chicano/a Thought
FMST 115 Gender, Sexuality, & Transnational Migration
FMST 124 Technology, Science, & Race Across the Americas
FMST 175 Gender & Sexualities in Latina/o America
FMST 194F Chicana/Latina Cultural Production
HISTORY OF ART & VISUAL CULTURE
HAVC 110A Pre-Hispanic Visual Culture: Mexico (now HAVC 160A)
HAVC 110B Pre-Hispanic Visual Culture: The Andes (now HAVC 160B)
HAVC 140D Chicano/Chicana Art: 1970 - Present
HAVC 141L Activist Art in Mexico
HAVC 160A Indigenous American Visual Culture: Mexico
HAVC 160B Indigenous American Visual Culture: The Andes
HAVC 162A Early Indigenous American Visual Culture: The Maya
HAVC 162B Early Indigenous American Visual Culture: The Inka
HAVC 180A Global Contemporary Art
HISTORY
HIS 11A Latin America: Colonial Period
HIS 11B Latin America: National Period
HIS 12 Introduction to Latin American History
HIS 125 California History
HIS 125A Indigenous Histories of California
HIS 128 Chicana/o History
HIS 130 History of Modern Cuba
HIS 131 Women in Colonial Latin America
HIS 134A Colonial Mexico
HIS 134B History of Mexico: 1850 to present
HIS 185I Latin American Jewish History in the Modern Period
HIS 190A Slavery & Race in Latin America
HIS 190B Race & The Nation in Latin America
HIS 190C Race, Class & Gender in California History
HIS 190D Asian & Latino Migration Immigration since 1875
HIS 190T Latin America in the Cold War
HISTORY OF CONSCIOUSNESS
HISC 130 Marxist Theory in Latin America
LITERATURE
LIT 61Z Introduccion a generos literarios de Espana y America Latina
LIT 80N Latino Expressions in the US
LIT 80Q Jane the Virgin: Latinx Readers & (Latin) American Literature
LIT 189A De la conquista a Sor Juana
LIT 189B El Siglo XIX en America Latina: cultura, política y sociedad
LIT 189C Introduccíon a Spanish Studies
LIT 189F Literaturas Latinas en los Estados Unidos: en ingles, español y Spanglish
LIT 189G Cine y literatura
LIT 189L Poesía latinoamericana
LIT 189O El Cuento Hispanoamericano
LIT 189Q Fiction & Mariginality
LIT 189S Popular Culture in Latin American Narrative
LIT 189V Andean Indigenismo
LIT 189X Estudios mediaticos
LIT 189Z Literatura de Chile
LITERATURE/WORLD LITERATURE
LTWL 127 Chicano/Mexicano Geographies
MUSIC
MUSC 80F Music in Latin American Culture
OAKES COLLEGE
OAKS 151A/B Community Literacies
POLITICS
POLI 140C Latin American Politics
POLI 144 Andean Politics
POLI 190V Problems in Latin American Politics
PSYCHOLOGY
PSYC 119A Sociocultural Development
PSYC 140F Mind, Society, & Culture
PSYC 159P Social-Community Psychology in Practice
SOCIOLOGY
SOCY 15 World Society
SOCY 30ABC Introduction to Global Information and Social Enterprise Studies
SOCY 107AB Designing ICT Projects for Social Enterprise
SOCY 156 Latina/o Identity
SOCY 165 World Systems Perspective
SPANISH
SPAN 156A The Language of Latin American Cinema
SPAN 156F  El Humor en Español
SPAN 156J Contemporary Central America
SPAN 156M Mexico and the Southwest
SPANISH FOR HERITAGE SPEAKERS
SPHS 115 El Ensayo Lectura, Analisis, y Redaccion
THEATER ARTS
THEA 80M Chicano/a Teatro

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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