Tompkins Cortland Community College

POSC260 - Topics in Modern Latin America

Cross-listed as HSTY 260 This travel course introduces students to the modern history and politics of Latin America. Instructors select a nation to survey, for example Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, or Honduras etc. Students travel to the designated country as a group, and gain practical experience in the modern historical, political, social, economic, and religious climate by touring in both urban and rural areas. .POSC/HSTY 260 fulfills the SUNY General Education Social Science or Other World Civilizations requirement.Elementary Spanish skills highly recommended. Significant additional costs. Prerequisites: ENGL 100; instructor permission; RDNG 116 if required by placement testing; prior completion or concurrent enrollment in MATH 090 if required by placement testing. 3 Cr. (1 Lec., 6 Lab.) Occasionally offered December-January and other vacation periods.