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WELCOME to the Latina/Latino Studies Program!

Latina/Latino Studies Program is an interdisciplinary program whose goal is to foster the study of Latinx communities, cultures, and experiences in the United States. The program encourages students to approach Latinx cultures in all their diversity of expression—not only "high culture" but also folk and other forms, from pre-Columbian times to the present, from Puerto Rico Rio to New York, St. Louis, and beyond. In addition to the required “Introduction to Latina/Latino Studies” and a capstone class, the Latina/Latino Studies minor includes classes in history, political science, art history, sociology, and literature, many of which are given online. Not only are we adding more offerings all the time, we want to work with you to help you make minoring in Latina/Latino Studies a reality. Come graduate with us!

Fall 2018 Spring 2019 Fall 2019

The Chicanx Sixties (HIST 2000)

Introduction to Latinx and Latin American Studies (HIST 2002)

Latinx Activism and the Struggle for Social Justice (HIST 2000)

Latinx Film (ENGL 4915 & GS 4350)

Latinos and the Growth of the U.S. Criminology-Immigration State (POL SCI 2325)

Whose America? Modern Latinx and Latin American Art History (ART HIS 2272)

Introductory Course Hours

HIST 2002

Introduction to Latina/Latino Studies



Choose 3 from following list; at most one course from each discipline
will count toward the minor.


ANTHRO 2134 Archaeology of The Inca, Aztec and Maya
CRIMIN 4340 Race, Crime, And Justice
TCH ED 3210 General Linguistics in Teaching English to
Speakers of Other Languages
TCH ED 3211 Basic Principles of Second and Foreign Language Acquisition
TCH ED 3212 Sociolinguistics and Communication in the Classroom
FGN LANG 2100 Languages and World View
HIST 2000 History of Immigration
HIST 2000 Latinx Immigration: Culture, Politics, History, Experience
HIST 2000 The Chicano Sixties
HIST 3061 Mexican American History
HIST 3042 U.S. Social Movements in the 20Th Century
PHIL 1030 Present Moral Problems
POL SCI 1500 Introduction to Comparative Politics
POL SCI 2530 Political Systems of South America
POL SCI 2540 Political Systems of Mexico, Central America And the Caribbean
SPANISH 1199 Language Immersion: Spanish
SPANISH 2101  Spanish Language And Culture III
SPANISH 3220 Introduction to Spanish Translation
SOCIO 3291 The Latino Experience


A capstone experience course approved in advance by program director.


Total Hours


For more information and advising, please contact:

Professor Deborah Cohen 
Director of Latina/Latino Studies and Associate Professor of History 
Office: 466 Lucas Hall 
Phone: (314) 516-5735