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Madison Metropolitan School District

Latin American Studies – Spanish DLI


This course is designed for students enrolled in the district’s dual language immersion and developmental bilingual programs. Other interested students should consult with a guidance counselor prior to registering. The course covers pre-Columbian Indigenous societies, the period of Spanish conquest and rule, the struggle for independence, and the current efforts to modernize and stabilize the wide variety of Latin American nations. The course will be taught entirely in Spanish and will include primary source and current event analysis, formal research and academic writing, guest speakers, and in-class discussion.

  • Recommended Grades: 12
  • Course Number: SOC7015
  • Credits: 1/2 credit
  • Prerequisite Recommendation: Participation in DLI program or meets minimum Spanish proficiency level for course