in Latin American, Caribbean, and Latina/o Studies seeks
to provide students with an understanding of the histories, cultures,
and contemporary issues of peoples from Latin American and the Caribbean
and their descendants in the Americas. Using interdisciplinary and
comparative approaches, it analyzes both the common and different
experiences of first- and subsequent generations of immigrants from
Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. It also examines
the emergence, usefulness, and future of the field of Latin American,
Caribbean, and Latina/o Studies.
A minor in Latin American, Caribbean, and Latina/o Studies Minor
Studies will benefit any student who wants to understand the significant
impact of Latina/o cultures and Latinas/os' growing political power.
Majors in Criminal Justice, Social Sciences, English, Education,
Psychology, Social Work, and Business, Health, and Public Administration
will especially benefit from this course of study. Additionally,
Interdisciplinary Studies majors will benefit from its methodological
Requirements for the Minor
- meet with the minor advisor to determine course selection and complete a study plan; and
- complete all of the courses with a grade of "C" or better.
Required Courses (3 Hours)
Selectives (15 Hours)
Students must select, with the assistance of the minor advisor, 5 courses from the following courses or any other appropriate course that is pre-approved by the Latin American, Caribbean, and Latina/o Studies Minor advisor:
View the Complete Minor Requirements in the Academic Catalog