Conquest and Colonization of Latin America

Conquest and Colonization of Latin America
Pre-Columbian civilizations, Iberian exploration and conquest of the New World, and colonial development of Hispanic and Portuguese America from 1492 to 1823.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 NoteOffered by BYU Independent Study; enroll anytime throughout the year; one year to complete; additional tuition required; register at is.byu.edu.
 ProgramsContaining HIST 251
Course Outcomes: 

Research Literature

Students will be able to analyze and interpret primary source documents.

Historical Knowledge of Latin America

Students will be able to explain and analyze the major political, economic, social, religious, and cultural characteristics of Spanish and Portuguese colonialism in the Americas between 1492 and 1825.

Effective Communication

Students will gain experience in historical research and improve writing skills.

Critical Analysis

Students will analyze historical questions and place them in historiographical context.