Latino/a Studies Minor
The Latino/a Studies minor is an interdisciplinary academic program that critically examines the social, historical, and cultural experiences of people of Latin American descent in the United States while also situating these experiences in a global context.
Through core and elective courses, the Latino/a Studies minor will provide you with a broad overview of the largest racial/ethnic minority group in the U.S. This minor will be helpful to you in a wide range of careers.
Required Courses (6 credits)
ETHN 1100 Introduction to Latinos/as in the U.S. (Introduction to
ETHN 2110 History of Mexican Americans
Four courses focusing on U.S. Latinos - (12 hours)
ETHN 3120 Chicanos in the United States
ETHN 4100 Mexican-American Thought
ETHN 4150* Contemporary U.S. Immigration
ETHN 4200 Latino/a Cultural Studies
ETHN 4550 Latino/a Gender and Sexuality
ETHN 4800*+ Seminar in Ethnic Studies
ETHN 4890* Field Study in Ethnic Studies
FCS 4800* Seminar in Family and Consumer Sciences
SPAN 4240 Exploring Latino/a and Latin American Culture through Service-Learning
SPAN 4890*+ Hispanic Studies
One course focusing on Latin America
ETHN 3100 Mexican Culture
HIST 3090 Latin America Before Independence
HIST 3100 Modern Latin America
HIST 3110 U.S.-Latin American Relations, 1810-Present
HIST 4110 Modern Mexico
HIST 4130 Caribbean and Spanish Main
POLS 3550 Governments and Politics of Latin America
SPAN 2700 Intro.to Latin American Culture Studies
+ This course can be repeated if offered under different Latino/a Studies topics.
Important Note: Courses that are used to satisfy requirements for a major cannot also be used to satisfy requirements for the Latino/a Studies minor.