Current Course Offerings
For up-to-date enrollment information, see the Schedule of Classes from the Lehman Registrar's Office.
Featured Spring 2013 Courses:
LPR 269 "History of U.S. Latinos" (Writing Intensive) Professor David A. Badillo (required for Latino/Puerto Rican Studies major) This course offers a historical survey of Latinos/as in the United States from the founding of early Mexican-American and Caribbean communities to the present. Coverage includes urban and rural development in the Southwest, Northeast, and other regions. Major themes include twentieth-century social and political history; the impact of civil rights movements; the growth of religion, music, and culture; and trends in immigration from Mexico, the Hispanic Caribbean, and elsewhere in Latin America.
LAC/LPR 348 Latino/a Health. M/W 9:30- 10:45 AM. 3 hours, 3 credits. Taught by Professor Alyshia Gálvez. This interdisciplinary course examines issues and topics related to the health of Latinos in the United States including health disparities, immigrant paradox, chronic disease, social contexts of health, mental illness, and reproductive health. The course will also look at current research on protective factors including social networks, family ties, diet and nutrition and more and introduce students to an interdisciplinary approach to health studies, with an emphasis on qualitative research.
*Please note, with the change of Puerto Rican Studies to Latino/Puerto Rican Studies, all courses formally listed with the alphanumeric prefix PRS now have the prefix LPR.
Last modified: Dec 12, 2012