2021-22 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Apr 23, 2024  
2021-22 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

SPA 327 - Hispanics in the United States

(3 credits, alternate years, consult department)
A wide-ranging study of the current situation of Hispanics in the United States. After an historical overview, a thematic approach will be taken to better understand the role of Hispanics in the United States and their growing influence. Possible topics include demographics, voting tendencies, purchasing power, Hispanic media, religion, labor laws, immigration, Spanglish and bilingualism, among others. Using interviews and research, the course will conclude with a study of our Hispanic neighbors here in northwest Iowa.

Note: Taught in Spanish.

Prerequisites: SPA202 and one 3-credit 300-level course.