The student will understand and interpret foundational knowledge relating to historical, social, geographic and economic conditions in Latin America.
Social Science Research Methodology
She/he will understand basic methodology of social science research.
Oral Presentation of Critically Analyzed Ideas
She/he will be able to critically analyze ideas, evidence and arguments relating to a current topic in Latin America, and effect a significant oral presentation, demonstrating recent knowledge from newspapers and journals in the target language.
She/he will demonstrate both written and verbal fluency in Spanish or Portuguese.