• Master of Arts
    • without a concentration
    • concentration in Tropical Conservation and Development

Requirements for these degrees are given in the Graduate Degrees section of this catalog.

center for Latin American Studies Courses

FOT 6941Translation Studies Practicum3
INR 6708Foundations of Economics for Sustainable Development3
LAS 6045Gender and Empowerment in Development3
LAS 6046Development Administration3
LAS 6047Conservation and Development Practicum3
LAS 6049Design and Methods for Sustainable Development Practice3
LAS 6220Issues and Perspectives in Latin American Studies3
LAS 6290Tropical Conservation and Development3
LAS 6291Conservation and Development Skills3
LAS 6292Tropical Conservation and Development Research Methods3
LAS 6293Design and Methods of Research in Latin American Studies3
LAS 6295Latin American Business Environment2
LAS 6905Individual Work1-3
LAS 6938Seminar in Modern Latin American Studies3
LAS 6941Tropical Conservation and Development Practicum3
LAS 6943Development Theory and Practice in Latin America3
LAS 6949Internship In Latin American Studies1-6
LAS 6971Research for Master's Thesis1-15

Latin American Studies (MA)      

SLO 1     Content              
Students will identify, describe and explain the prevailing issues in and scholarly perspectives on Latin American Studies

SLO 2     Skills     
Students will critically evaluate the significance, quality and veracity of information gathered in the literature, apply it effectively in research for a thesis, and communicate that knowledge effectively in spoken and written formats

SLO 3     Professional Behavior   
Students will defend their thesis in an oral exam before their committee members.  Many MALAS students will present their research in professional meetings or other academic settings