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Interdisciplinary Studies

IDS 336 (W; 4th Sem Lang Req) Field Studies in Ecuador: A Perspective on Latin America (1)

A post-session field studies course centered in Ecuador at several geographical locations and focusing on topics related to the natural sciences, language and culture, the arts, sociology and political science. Emphasis will be on a historical and modern approach to study of the interrelationships among indigenous and Spanish-speaking groups, the interaction between culture and environment and the tremendous biological and geological diversity in Ecuador. It will also explore the impact of development, economics and land reform on the environment and its people.

General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Writing centered; Fourth Semester Language Requirement

  • Offering: Post-session
  • Instructor: Staff