Minor in Latino Studies

20 semester hours, including:

4 semester hours of Spanish language for second language or heritage learners. Students with prior background in Spanish should consult the Language Placement Guide for a recommendation on which course to enroll in.

  • HISP 101, 102, 103, 201, 202, 252, 301 or 351 (4)

Latino/a/x Literary and Cultural Studies
16 semester hours

  • LTST 241: Introduction to Latino Studies (4)
  • LTST 341: Latino/a/x Experiences in the U.S. (4)
  • LTST 342: U.S. Latino/a/x Literary and Cultural Studies (4)
  • POLS 265: Latino Politics (4)

Alternative Areas of Inquiry

Students who would like to pursue alternative areas of inquiry related to Latino Studies may substitute a core course with the approval of the Director of Hispanic and Latino Studies.

Alternative options may include:

  • An additional semester of Spanish language study or an upper division Hispanic Studies course focused on Latin America;
  • An internship or experiential learning placement with an organization that serves the Latinx community;
  • Comparative study of the experiences of other minoritized communities in the U.S. fulfilled through completion of GSRS 201, NAIS 230, NAIS 250, or any course from the approved list of electives for the Minor in Critical Race Studies