Latino and Puerto Rican Studies Minor

Program Overview

A minor program in Latino and Puerto Rican studies prepares students with interdisciplinary knowledge and practical understanding of the social, economic, historical, and cultural conditions and impact of Latinos/as in the U.S. The program consists of a gateway introductory course in interdisciplinary Latino Studies (LTN 110), a capstone Individual Research Experience requirement (LTN 410), and 12 credits of electives, at least six of which must be at or above the 300 level.

Requirements (18 credits):

Required Courses:

LTN 110Introduction to Latino Studies

3

LTN 410Individual Study Project in Latino Studies

3

Total Credit Hours:6

Electives:

Note: Students without intermediate competence in Spanish (SPAN 125/SPAN 190 or equivalent) must complete SPAN 125 or SPAN 190 in lieu of one of their elective courses.

ANTH 200/AFAM 200Dimensions of Diversity and Inequality

3

ANTH 352Ethnicity and Ethnic Identity

3

ANTH 428Cultures of Latin America

3

CRM 245Diversity and Criminal Justice

3

ENG 347/LTN 347Latino/a Literature

3

HIST 316/LTN 316History of the American West to 1890

3

HIST 317/LTN 317History of the American West, 1890 to Present

3

HIST 319/LTN 319Race, Ethnicity and Migration in the U.S.

3

IS 240Caribbean Cultural Patterns

3

IS 245Puerto Rico

3

LTN 270Topics in Latino and Puerto Rican Studies

3

LTN 370Topics in Latino and Puerto Rican Studies

3

LTN 470Topics in Latino Studies

3

SOC 322Race and Ethnic Relations

4

SOC 422Sociology of U.S Immigration

4

SOC 460Social Movements and Collective Action

4

SPAN 191Language for Heritage Speakers of Spanish II

3

SPAN 290Hispanic Culture for Heritage Speakers of Spanish I

3

SPAN 291Hispanic Culture for Heritage Speakers of Spanish II

3

SPAN 316/LAS 316Latin American Civilization

3

Total Credit Hours:12

Total Credit Hours: 18