• 205. Latin Americanist Scholarship

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Panoramic introduction to methods and issues in various disciplines that study Latin America, with guest lecturers from various fields. (Latin American Studies core course.)

  • 250B. Interdisciplinary Seminar: Latin American Studies

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Problem-oriented seminar on critical areas stressed in University's cooperative programs in Latin America.

  • 250C. Interdisciplinary Topics in Latin American Studies

    Units: 4

    Reading knowledge of Spanish or Portuguese normally required. Seminar devoted to selected topics of an interdisciplinary nature.

  • M260. Health and Culture in Americas

    Units: 4

    (Same as Anthropology M233R and Community Health Sciences M260.) Lecture, three hours. Recommended requisite: Community Health Sciences 132. Health issues throughout Americas, especially indigenous/Mestizo Latin American populations. Holistic approach covering politics, economics, history, geography, human rights, maternal/child health, culture. Letter grading.

  • M262. HIV/AIDS and Culture in Latin America

    Units: 4

    (Same as Community Health Sciences M250.) Seminar, three hours. Exploration of cultural, political, and public health context for people living with and at risk for HIV/AIDS and their families in Latin America. Public health aspects, including epidemiology, comorbidity concerns and community interventions, medical anthropological study of experience of those impacted, and grass-roots responses, as well as political/economic context addressing poverty and structural violence. Letter grading.

  • M264. Latin America: Traditional Medicine, Shamanism, and Folk Illness

    Units: 4

    (Same as Anthropology M233Q and Community Health Sciences M264.) Lecture, three hours. Recommended preparation: Community Health Sciences 132, bilingual English/Spanish skills. Examination of role of traditional medicine and shamanism in Latin America and exploration of how indigenous and mestizo groups diagnose and treat folk illness and Western-defined diseases with variety of health-seeking methods. Examination of art, music, and ritual and case examples of religion and healing practices via lecture, film, and audiotape. Letter grading.

  • M268A. Seminar: Recent Latin American History

    Units: 4

    (Same as History M268A.) Seminar, three hours. Course M268A is requisite to M268B. Reading knowledge of Spanish and Portuguese normally required. Seminar devoted to selected topics of interdisciplinary nature. In Progress grading (credit to be given only on completion of course M268B).

  • M268B. Seminar: Recent Latin American History

    Units: 4

    (Same as History M268B.) Seminar, three hours. Requisite: course M268A. Reading knowledge of Spanish and Portuguese normally required. Seminar devoted to selected topics of interdisciplinary nature. Letter grading.

  • 291A. Variable Topics in Latin American Studies

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours. Selected topics on Latin America. May be repeated for credit with topic change. S/U or letter grading.

  • 291B. Variable Topics in Latin American Studies

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours. Selected topics on Latin America. May be repeated for credit with topic change. S/U or letter grading.

  • 501. Cooperative Program

    Units: 2 to 8

    Preparation: consent of UCLA graduate adviser and graduate dean, and host campus instructor, department chair, and graduate dean. Used to record enrollment of UCLA students in courses taken under cooperative arrangements with USC. S/U grading.

  • 596. Directed Individual Study or Research

    Units: 2 to 8

    Tutorial, to be arranged. May be repeated, but only 4 units may be applied toward the minimum graduate course requirement. S/U or letter grading.

  • 597. Preparation for M.A. Comprehensive Examination

    Units: 4

    Tutorial, to be arranged. Ordinarily taken only during term in which student is being examined. S/U grading.

  • 598. Research for and Preparation of M.A. Thesis

    Units: 4

    Tutorial, to be arranged. Only 4 units may be applied toward the minimum graduate course requirement. S/U grading.