Latin American and Latino Studies Graduate Courses

Graduate course work in Latin American and Latino studies is available both in the Latin American and Latino Studies Department and in other UCSC departments. Graduate courses to date in the Latin American and Latino Studies Department include:

  • 200 Bridging Latin American and Latina/o Studies
  • 200A Politics & Society
  • 200B Culture & Society
  • 201 Research in Practice: Epistemology, Ontology, And Ethics
  • 202 Latin/o American Spaces And Modernity
  • 210 Latina Feminisms: Theory and Practice
  • 212 Latina/o Ethnographic Practice
  • 215 Latina Cultural Studies: Transborder Feminist Imaginaries
  • 220 Transnational Civil Society: Limits and Possibilities
  • 225 Race in the Americas
  • 230 Political Ecology in Latin America
  • 240 Culture and Politics of Human Rights
  • 242 Globalization, Transnationalism, and Gender in the Américas
  • 243 Comparative Methods (cross-listed with Politics 243)
  • 244 U.S. Political Relations with Latin America
  • 297 Independent Study
  • 299 Thesis Research

Designated Emphasis students must take five graduate courses in Latin American and Latino Studies, including the required LALS 200. The remainder can be selected from appropriate graduate offerings of any UCSC department, as long as they are taught by core, participating, or affiliated Latin American and Latino Studies faculty.

LALS Graduate students are required to take: LALS 200, 200A, 200B, 201 and eight other graduate courses offered by Latin American and Latino Studies faculty or by participating and/or affiliated faculty in other departments.