PRLS *1001 Introduction to Puerto Rican and Latino/a Studies

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as PR&LS 1.1.
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3 hours; 3 credits

Survey of Puerto Rican and Latino/a studies. Pertinent themes in Puerto Rican and Latino/a history, culture, literature, contemporary society, and politics within the Caribbean-U.S.A. context. Impact of the United States's economic policies on the island and the causes of Puerto Rican and Latino/a migration to urban centers on the continent. Puerto Ricans and other Latino/as in New York City. Satisfies Pathways Flexible Core US Experience in Its Diversity requirement.


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