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Course Details

Course Code: IRLS355 Course ID: 3868 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course is designed to familiarize students with the politics of contemporary Latin America. The course will cover such topics as the various types of political systems found in Latin America, the political economy of development, and the issue of regime transition.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After completing this course, you will be able to:

CO 1 Assess the social and political structure of Latin American countries

CO 2 Examine the influence of state and non-state actors in Latin American politics

CO 3 Appraise the domestic and foreign policy priorities of Latin American countries

CO 4 Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of political institutions in the region.

CO 5 Examine the role of the military in politics and government in Latin America.

CO 6 Compare and contrast presidentialism in Latin American countries

CO 7 Appraise the role of populism in Latin American countries.

CO 8 Diagnose the health of democratic institutions and threats to democracy in Latin America.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

CO 1 Assess the social and political structure of Latin American countries

CO 2 Examine the influence of state and non-state actors in Latin American politics

CO 3 Appraise the domestic and foreign policy priorities of Latin American countries

CO 4 Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of political institutions in the region.

CO 5 Examine the role of the military in politics and government in Latin America.

CO 6 Compare and contrast presidentialism in Latin American countries

CO 7 Appraise the role of populism in Latin American countries.

CO 8 Diagnose the health of democratic institutions and threats to democracy in Latin America.

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.