Latin American Coursework

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The Center for Latin American Studies compiles lists of courses offered at Ohio State that are established as area studies courses, meaning that 25% or more of the course is related to Latin America. These lists are provided as a recourse to the campus community, but is not exhaustive and is subject to change. Students are responsible for confirming if a course meets specific requirements.If there is a course that a student is interested in taking that is not on this list, please contact Megan Hasting, CLAS Assistant Director at hasting.6@osu.edu. Students should check the university's official schedule of courses to see when these classes are offered.

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Anthropology

  • 2201: World Prehistory - GTA/ Lecturer (25% Latin America)
  • 2201H: World Prehistory-Honors - GTA/ Lecturer (25% Latin America)
  • 2202: Intro to Cultural Anthropology - GTA/ Lecturer (25% Latin America)
  • 2202H: Intro to Cultural Anthropology-Honors - GTA/ Lecturer (25% Latin America)
  • 4597.01: Cultural Conflict in Developing Nations - GTA/ Lecturer (25% Latin America)
  • 4597.02: Women, Culture, & Development - GTA/ Lecturer (25% Latin America)
  • 4597.05H: Global Food Crisis - Piperata (50% Latin America)
  • 5602: Advanced Medical Anthropology: Women's Health in Global Perspective- Piperata (50% Latin America)
  • 5626: Special Topics in Cultural Anthropology: Economic Anthro - Cohen (50% Latin America)
  • 5630: Language and Culture in Education - Lecturer (33% Latin America)
  • 7701: Advanced Topics in Physical Anthropology: Modern Human Physical Variation - Crews (25% Latin America)
  • 7802: Origins of Food Production - Faculty (50% Latin America)

Art Administration, Education, and Policy

  • 2367.01: Visual Culture: Investigating Diversity & Social Justice - GTA/Lecturer (25% Latin America)
  • 2367.01H: Visual Culture: Investigating Diversity & Social Justice-Honors - GTA/Lecturer (25% Latin America)
  • 4000: Critical Multiculturalism in Teaching Visual Culture - Faculty (25% Latin America)

Communication

  • 3597.01: International Perspectives on Communication - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 3668: Intercultural Communication - Ortiz (25% Latin America)

Comparative Studies

  • 2102.01: Literature and Religion - Jones (25% Latin America)
  • 2322: Intro to Latino Studies - Delgadillo (33% Latin America)
  • 2367.08: American Identity in the World - Reff/ GTA/Lecturer (25% Latin America)
  • 2370: Intro to Comparative Relgion - Faculty/GTA/Lecturer (25% Latin America)
  • 2370H: Intro to Comparative Relgion-Honors - Jones (25% Latin America)
  • 3302: Translating Literatures & Cultures - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 3360: Intro to Globalization & Culture - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 3606: The Quest in World Literature - Reff/GTA (25% Latin America)
  • 3689: Transnationalism & Culture in the Americas - GTA (90% Latin America)
  • 4804: Studies in Latino Literature & Culture - Delgadillo (25% Latin America)
  • 4798.02: Study Abroad: Bluefields (Nicaragua) Ethnographic Field School - Borland (100% Latin America)
  • 5691: Topics in Comparative Studies: Ethnography, Film, Festival - Borland (100% Latin America)
  • 6425: Intro to Latino Studies - Aldama (33% Latin America)
  • 7380: Theorizing America - Delgadillo (25% Latin America)

Economics

  • 4140: Economic History of the Americas - Faculty/GTA (33% Latin America)
  • 4500: Economic Development - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 4560: Cooperation & Conflict in the Global Economy - Faculty/GTA (25% Latin America)
  • 5650: International Commodity Flows: Theory & Policy - Sr. Lecturer (25% Latin America)
  • 5660: Financial Aspects of International Trade - GTA (25% Latin America)
  • 8861: International Economics I - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 8862: Intenational Economics II - Faculty (25% Latin America)

Geography

  • 2400: Economic & Social Geography - Ettlinger/GTAs (25% Latin America)
  • 2400H: Economic & Social Geography-Honors - Ettlinger (25% Latin America)
  • 2500: Cities and Their Global Spaces - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 2750: World Regional Geography - GTA/Lecturer (25% Latin America)
  • 2800: Our Global Environment - GTA (25% Latin America)
  • 3597.01: World Urbanization - Faculty/GTA (25% Latin America)
  • 3600: Space, Power, & Political Geography - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 3601: Global Politics & the Modern Geopolitical Imagination - Coleman (25% Latin America)
  • 3701: The Making of the Modern World - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 3702: Life & Death Geographies: Global Population Dynamics - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 3752: Geography of Latin America - McSweeney (100% Latin America)
  • 3800: Geographical Perspectives on Environment & Society - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 3900: Global Climate Change: Causes & Consequences - Mark/GTA (33% Latin America)
  • 3901H: Global Climate & Environmental Change-Honors - Mark, Mosley-Thompson (33% Latin America)
  • 5401: Economies, Space & Society - Ettlinger (25% Latin America)
  • 5601: Geographies of Governmentalities - Ettlinger (25% Latin America)
  • 5700: Geography of Development - Wainwright (25% Latin America)
  • 5751: New Worlds of Latin America - GTA (100% Latin America)
  • 5802: Globalization & Environment - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 8901: Seminar: Problems in Climatology - Mark (33% Latin America)

History

  • 1101: Latin American Civilizations to 1825 - Sr. Lecturer/GTA (100% Latin America)
  • 1102: Latin American Civilizations since 1825 - GTA (100% Latin America)
  • 2111: Intro to the Native American People of the Andes - GTA (100% Latin America)
  • 2120: Revolutions & Social Movements in Modern Latin America - Smith (100% Latin America)
  • 2500: Empires & Nations in Western Europe, 1500-Present - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 2750H: Natives and Newcomers: Immigration & Migration in US History -Honors - Faculty (33% Latin America)
  • 3075: Mexican American Chicano/a History - 33% Latin America (Fernandez)
  • 7750: Comparative Historiographies & Theories in Race, Ethnicity, & Nation - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 8100: Seminar in Latin American History - Smith (100% Latin America)

International Studies

  • 2100: Intro to Latin America - Bell (100% Latin America)
  • 2500: Intro to Development Studies - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 2580: Global Business of Food - Cross-listed with AEDE 2580 - GTA (25% Latin America)
  • 3850: Intro to Globalization - Faculty/GTA (25% Latin America)
  • 4100: Impunity, Corruption & Crime in Contemporary Latin America - Schatz (100% Latin America)
  • 4320: Energy, the Environment, and the Economy - Cross-listed with AEDE 4320 - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 4532: Food Security and Globalization - Cross-listed with AEDE 4532 - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 4535: International Economic Development- Cross-listed with AEDE 4535 - Faculty/GTA (25% Latin America)
  • 4538: Latin American Economic Development - Cross-listed with AEDE 4538 - Southgate (100% Latin America)
  • 4540: International Commerce and the World Economy - Cross-listed with AEDE 4540 - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 4560: Cooperation & Conflict in the Global Economy - Cross-listed with AEDE 4560 - Faculty/GTA (25% Latin America)
  • 4597.01: Food, Population, and the Environment - Cross-listed with AEDE 4597.01 - Faculty/GTA (25% Latin America)
  • 4597.01H: Food, Population, and the Environment-Honors. Cross-listed with AEDE 4597.01H - Southgate (33% Latin America)
  • 4850: Understanding the Global Information Society - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 5616: Challenges to Childhood: An International Perspective - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 5640: Globalization & Latin America - Cross-listed with Spanish 5640 - Trigo (100% Latin America)
  • 5800: International Law - Faculty (25% Latin America)

Linguistics

  • 3501: Intro to American Indigenous Languages - GTA (75% Latin America)
  • 3603: Language across Cultures - GTA (25% Latin America)
  • 5651: Languages in Contact - Faculty (25% Latin America)

Political Science

  • 1200: Intro to Comparative Politics - Kurtz/Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 1200H: Intro to Comparative Politics - Honors - Brooks (25% Latin America)
  • 1300: Global Politics - Faculty/GTA (25% Latin America)
  • 1300H: Global Politics - Honors - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 4300: Theories of International Relations - Faculty/GTA (25% Latin America)
  • 4380: Political Analysis of International Economic Relations - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 4380H: Political Analysis of International Economic Relations - Honors - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 4455: Human Rights - GTA (25% Latin America)
  • 4597.01: International Cooperation & Conflict - (GTA 25% Latin America)
  • 4597.02: Political Problems of the Contemporary World - Brooks/Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 4940: Politics of Immigration - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 7220: Politics of the Developing World - Faculty (33% Latin America)
  • 7280: Comparative Political Economy - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 7300: Theories of International Relations - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 7325: Comparative Foreign Policies - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 7340: Social Theories of International Relations - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 7380: Theories of International Political Economy - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 8782: Research in Comparative Politics - Kurtz (50% Latin America)

Portuguese (General Education Courses taught in English)

  • 2330: Introduction to Brazilian Culture - Costigan (100% Latin America)
  • 4597.01: Coloniality and Postcoloniality in the Literatures of Portugal and Portuguese-Speaking Africa - Pereira (50% Latin America)
  • 4597.02: Representing Identity in the Cinema of the Portuguese-Speaking World - GTA (75% Latin America)

Sociology

  • 3302: Technology and Global Society - Faculty/GTA (25% Latin America)
  • 3597.01: World Problems in Global Context - Faculty/GTA (25% Latin America)
  • 3597.02: World Population Problems - Frank/Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 5450: Sociology of Global Health & Illness - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 5525: Global Criminology - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 7754: Introduction to Demography - Frank (25% Latin America)

Spanish (General Education Courses taught in English)

  • 2151: Latin American Culture and Literature - GTA (100% Latin America)
  • 2242: Introduction to Latino Studies - Delgadillo (33% Latin America)
  • 2330: Reinventing America - Puga (75% Latin America)
  • 2332: Intro to Andean and Amazonian Cultures - Zevallos-Aguilar (100% Latin America)
  • 2506: Latin American Culture in a Business Context - Galeano (100% Latin America)
  • 2520: Latin American Literature (in Translation): Fictions and Realities - GTA (100% Latin America)
  • 4516: The Formation of Bolivian National Cultures - Unzueta (100% Latin America)
  • 5640: Globalization and Latin America: Multi-disciplinary Approaches- Cross-listed with IS 5640 - Trigo (100% Latin America)

Theatre

  • 5771.06 International Theatre and Performance - Faculty (25% Latin America)

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

  • 2305: Gender and Sexuality in Global Perspective - GTA (25% Latin America)
  • 2340: Latina Experience in the U.S. - LaTorre (33% Latin America)
  • 2367.02: US Latina Writers: Text and Context - Lecturer (25% Latin America)
  • 3505: Feminist Perspectives on Globalization - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 3530: Women, Environment and Development- Cross-listed in ENR 3530 - Rakowski (50% Latin America)
  • 4375: Women and Visual Culture - LaTorre (50% Latin America)
  • 4520: Women of Color and Social Activism - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 4540: Women of Color: Art, Literature, and Culture - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 4560: Chicana Feminism - GTA (33% Latin America)
  • 7780: Theorizing Global and Transnational Feminisms - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 8820: Topics in Power, Institutions, and Economy - Rakowski (75% Latin America)
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School of Teaching and Learning

  • 5613: Teaching of Modern Foreign Language II - Lecturer (25% Latin America)
  • 5803: Social Education - Lecturer (25% Latin America)
  • 5809: Social Studies Methods II - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 6808: Multicultural and Global Perspectives on Teaching and Learning - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 7030: Multicultural Influences in Education - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 7805: Citizenship Education in a Global Age - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 7809: Infusing Global Perspectives in Education - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 8302: Changing Perspectives on Language, Literacy and Culture - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 8330: Literacy Research and Issues of Diversity - Faculty (25% Latin America)

Human Nutrition

  • 3313: Food in Different Cultures - Zubieta (33% Latin America)
  • 3415: Global Nutrition Issues - Faculty (25% Latin America)
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Agricultural, Environmental, & Development Economics

  • 2580: Feast or Famine: The Global Business of Food- Cross-listed with IS 2580 - GTA (25% Latin America)
  • 4320: Energy, the Environment, and the Economy- Cross-listed with IS 4320 - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 4532: Food Security and Globalization- Cross-listed with IS 4532 - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 4535: International Economic Development - Cross-listed with IS 4535 - GTA/Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 4538: Latin American Economic Development - Cross-listed with IS 4538 - Southgate (100% Latin America)
  • 4540: International Commerce and the World Economy - Cross-listed with IS 4540 - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 4597.01: Food, Population, and the Environment - Cross-listed with IS 4597.01 - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 4597.01H: Food, Population, and the Environment- Honors. Cross-listed with IS 4597.01H - Southgate (33% Latin America)
  • 6200: International Economics and Policy - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 6400: Regional and International Development - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 8200: Frontiers AED Econ - Gonzalez, Miranda, Southgate, Sporleder/Faculty (100% Latin America)

Animal Sciences

  • 3600: Global Food and Agriculture - GTA (25% Latin America)

Environment & Natural Resources

  • 3530: Women, Environment and Development- Cross-listed in WGSSt 3530 - Rakowski (50% Latin America)
  • 5211: International Environmental Impact Assessment - Faculty (25% Latin America)
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Business Administration

  • 2798: Study Tour: International- Costa Rica - GTA (100% Latin America)
  • 3760: Exploring Culture in International Environments - Torres (33% Latin America)
  • 4798: Study Tour: International- Panama - Faculty (100% Latin America)

Finance

  • 3250: Foundations of International Finance - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 4250: Global Finance - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 4252: International Finance - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 6222: Global Financial Markets - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 7250: International Finance - Faculty (25% Latin America)

Management Science

  • 4237: International Operations Management - Dickstein (25% Latin America)
  • 7234: Global Sourcing II - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 7254: Introduction to the Global Energy Industry - Faculty (25% Latin America)

Management and Human Resources

  • 2000: Intro to International Business - GTA/Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 3000: Advanced Topics in International Business - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 4021: Institutions of the International Business Environment - Makhija (25% Latin America)
  • 4321: International Labor and Human Resource Management - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 4570: Establishing Import-Export Firms - Torres (25% Latin America)
  • 7010: Advanced Topics in Multinational Business - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 7012: International Strategy - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 7020: Global Labs I - Zinn/Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 7021: Global Labs II - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 7022: Global Labs III - Zinn/Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 7242: International Negotiations and Deal Making - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 7350: International Human Resources - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 7500: Resolving Social Conflict - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 7525: Global Innovation and Entrepreneurial Leadership - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 7611: International Corporate Compliance and Ethics Governance - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 8001: Seminar in International Business - Faculty (25% Latin America)

Marketing and Logistics

  • 4253: Global Marketing - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 4254: International Marketing - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 7215: Global Marketing and Sustainability - Faculty (25% Latin America)
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School of Architecture: City and Regional Planning

  • 4597: The Global Environment in Planning - GTA/Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 6970: International Development Studio - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 7110: Development Theory - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 7500: Resolving Social Conflict - Faculty (25% Latin America)
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Epidemiology

  • 5412: Infectious Diseases in the Developing World - Faculty (25% Latin America)

Health Services Management and Policy

  • 4650: United States & International Health Care - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 7671: Comparative Health Care Systems - Faculty (25% Latin America)

Public Health (Graduate Program)

  • 6000: Introduction to Global Health - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 7000: Public Health in Developing Countries - Faculty (25% Latin America)
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  • 5004: International Social Work - Faculty (25% Latin America)
  • 5019: Cross-National Community Development - Olate (50% Latin America)
  • 8501: International Issues in Social Work Practice and Social Development - Olate (33% Latin America)