POL 423 / LAS 423 / LAO 423 (SA) Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit
Seminar in American Politics - Latino Politics in the U.S.
Sample reading list:
Fraga, Luis Ricardo et al., Latino Lives in America: Making it Home
Garcia, F. Chris and Gabriel Sanchez, Hispanics and the U.S. Political System
García Bedolla, Lisa, Fluid Borders
Junn, Jane and Kerry L. Haynie, New Race Politics in America
Reading, writing and weekly in-class discussion will be required. Writing assignments will include six short response papers, one midterm paper or proposal, and one final paper or research proposal.
Paper in Lieu of Mid Term - 16%
Paper in lieu of Final - 40%
Papers - 24%
Class/Precept Participation - 20%
Not Open to Freshmen.
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
Open to sophomores, juniors and seniors from any concentration. Ideal for sophomore and junior social science concentrators interested in developing a research proposal on the course topic(s) that can later be used (after the course is finished) as the basis for a junior paper or senior thesis project. Students will have the option of a final paper in lieu of a research proposal. No prior knowledge of the topic is required, but familiarity with the basics of American politics and scientific inquiry will be very helpful..
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