2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jun 14, 2024  
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LAS 224 - Mexican Culture

Same as: SPAN 224 .
Credits: 3
This course focuses on elements that contribute to the formation of the culture and identity of the Mexican nation: history, religion, music, art, food, movies and TV, traditions, celebrations and folklore, social realities, and the relationship with the U.S. Taught in English.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Understand the connection between history, politics, and culture in Mexico.
  2. Analyze the role of cinema, TV, music, and art in the formation of the Mexican identity.
  3. Understand the influence exerted by religion, traditions, gender roles, and education in the perpetuation of cultural beliefs and stereotypes.
  4. Discuss the role of celebrations, folklore, and food in daily life and in Mexican society in general.
  5. Analyze the relationship between Mexico and the United States and the differences between the two cultures.

Prerequisite: None

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