Tompkins Cortland Community College

HSTY215 - History of Latin America


This course surveys the historical development of Latin America from 1450 to the present. One emphasis will be on the distinct role the United States has played in regional developments. Special attention is placed on reading, interpreting, and discussing primary source documents so students can comprehend the practice of historical research. HSTY 215 fulfills the SUNY GEN ED Other World Civilizations requirement. Prerequisites: Prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 101, RDNG 116, and MATH 090 if required by placement testing. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Occasionally.