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SPAN 161 Latino Literature I

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Course Description

Literary survey of the best novels, poetry, and short stories in Latin American literature of the 19th century, contextualized in cultural, sociological, and political framework. Through the works of literary greats, students develop an appreciation of the diversity of experience and values of the various Latino cultures and their influence in the U.S.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-96
Prerequisites: SPAN 140 or SPAN 150 or SPAN 152 or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements:Area C2; Ethnic Studies
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area C2), UC (IGETC Area 3B; Area 6A)