This course is taught in Spanish and introduces students to the rich and dynamic culture of Puerto Rico. Students develop a deeper understanding of artistic, economic, historical, literary, philosophical, political, religious, musical, folkloric, sports and social trends. Students also gain deeper insights and perspectives with regard to Puerto Rico’s unique ethnic and linguistic diversity. The course combines lectures, readings, films, and discussions. Prerequisite: Open to any student who can speak Spanish either as a heritage Spanish speaker or who has learned Spanish in high school (at least 3 years) or college.