Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS)

Subject-area course lists indicate courses currently active for offering at the University of Louisville. Not all courses are scheduled in any given academic term. For class offerings in a specific semester, refer to the Schedule of Classes.

500-level courses generally are included in both the undergraduate- and graduate-level course listings; however, specific course/section offerings may vary between semesters. Students are responsible for ensuring that they enroll in courses that are applicable to their particular academic programs.

Course Fees

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LALS 510. Urbanism in the Global South: Cities and Space3 Units

Description: This course is a reading-based seminar. We learn about the processes and practices within the Latin American and African city from spatial, cultural, economic and political perspective.

Note: Cross-listed with GEOG 510 and UPA 652.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

LALS 680. Issues in Latin American and Latino Studies3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Students must be accepted into the UofL Graduate School.

Description: This course provides an overview of significant historical, political, cultural, and social issues that shape the national identity of Spanish-speaking nations, and those concerning Latinos in the United States, and addresses the challenges they face today.

Note: Formerly LAS 680.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

LALS 681. Latin American Latino Studies Graduate Internship3 Units

Description: LALS Graduate Internships provide students the opportunity to enhance their understanding of Latin America by volunteering 80 hours for an organization that serves the Hispanic community in Louisville or abroad.

Note: Formerly LAS 681.

Course Attribute(s): CBL - This course includes Community-Based Learning (CBL). Students will engage in a community experience or project with an external partner in order to enhance understanding and application of academic content.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes