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HIS 346K : Colonial Latin America (Online)

Course Description

3 college credit hours

This online Latin American history course presents three hundred years of colonial Latin American history in twelve topically arranged online lessons. In taking this distance learning course, students commit to learning more about our neighbors to the South who have shared with pride for centuries our common denominator as "Americans."

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Official UT Austin Course Description
Same as Latin American Studies 366 (Topic 2: Colonial Latin America). Basic survey course, designed as an introduction to Latin American history in the colonial period Only one of the following may be counted: History 310L, 346L, Latin American Studies 310 (Topic 2: Latin American Civilizations: The National Experience).

Upper-division standing.

Students should contact the University Extension advisor with any questions about prerequisites or placement in our courses. All students should contact their academic advisor with any questions about how this course fulfills their degree requirements.

Graded Assessments
12 assignments
2 exams (taken at approved testing site)

Textbook(s) and Materials
Burkholder, Mark A. and Lyman L. Johnson. Colonial Latin America. Oxford University Press, 1990.
ISBN 0-19-506110-1

McAlister, Lyle N. Spain and Portugal in the New World, 1492-1700. University of Minnesota Press, 1984.
ISBN 0-8166-1218-8

Hoberman, Louisa Schnell, and Susan Migden Socolow. Cities and Society in Colonial Latin America. University of New Mexico Press, 1986.
ISBN 0-8263-0845-7

Course Fees (exam proctoring fees may apply and are not included)


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