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USC Catalogue 2017-2018

Latin American and Iberian Cultures, Media and Politics


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The major in Latin American and Iberian Cultures, Media and Politics underscores the global reach and import of the nations in the Americas, Europe and Africa in which Spanish and Portuguese are spoken. By focusing on the study of language, literature and cinema as well other disciplines in the humanities and social sciences, students learn to think critically about the cultural, political, and historical questions involved in the study of Latin American and Iberian societies.

Lower Division Courses


Majors and minors may request a waiver of SPAN 260  if they meet one of the following prerequisites: a) a score of 5 on the Spanish language or literature advanced placement (AP) exam; b) a score of 6 or 7 on the Spanish International Baccalaureate Higher-Level exam (IBHL); c) a score of 800 in the Spanish SAT subject exam; or d) they can demonstrate advanced proficiency in spoken and written Spanish. Departmental approval is required in every case. Majors and minors to whom a waiver of SPAN 260  has been granted take five upper division courses (see below).

Upper Division Spanish and Portuguese Courses


Choose four of the following courses, including at least one 400-level course. Majors and minors to whom a waiver of SPAN 260  has been granted (see above) must take five upper division courses.

Note:


*Four units required.

Elective Courses


Choose three of the following courses, including at least two 300- or 400-level courses. Other courses, including courses in other departments, may be chosen in consultation with faculty adviser.

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