Minor in Latino Studies

24 semester hours, including:

Language
4 semester hours of Spanish language for second language or heritage learners, contingent upon placement

  • HISP 101 or 102, 201 or 251, 202 or 252, 301 or 351 (4)*

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

  • LTST 241: Introduction to Latino Studies (4)
  • LTST 341: Latino/a/x Experiences in the U.S. (4)
  • LTST 441: U.S. Latino/a/x Literary and Cultural Studies (4)

Thematic Areas of Inquiry
8 semester hours; one from each line

  1. Special Topics in Latin American and/or Latino Studies. This line of inquiry examines Latin American and/or Latino experiences broadly, with possible areas of emphasis in cultural, historical, linguistic, political and sociological studies, and/or topics of indigeneity, coloniality, US intervention in Latin America, migration, exile, diasporic identities, borderlands, and/or transnational contact zones.
    • ANTH 336: Ethnography of Latin America
    • ANTH 362: Transnational Lives: Anthropology of Migration
    • HISP 301: Hispanic Voices for Social Change
    • HISP 322: Latin American Cultural Studies
    • HISP 351: Hispanic Voices for Social Change for Heritage Speakers
    • HISP 433: Special Topics in Latin American Literature and Culture
    • HIST 335: The History of the Caribbean
    • NAIS 230: Indigenous Creation Narratives of the Americas
    • SOCI 377: Oaxacan Society (Oaxaca study away program)
  1. Study of historically marginalized ethnic communities in the US. This line of inquiry examines the experiences of other ethnic communities in the US broadly, with possible areas of emphasis in Indigenous and Native American, African American, and Asian American cultural, historical, linguistic, political and sociological studies, and/or topics around indigenous epistemologies, intersectionality, critical race and identity studies, social and political struggles, structural forms of racism, classism, and discrimination, public policy, and social work.
    • ANTH 192: Practicing Anthropology: Makah Culture Past and Present
    • ENGL 217: Topics in Literature: Emphasis on Alternative Perspectives
    • ENGL 396: Studies in Literature, Race, and Ethnicity
    • HIST 357: African American History
    • NAIS 250: Introduction to Native American and Indigenous Studies
    • POLS 365: Racial and Ethnic Politics
    • SOCI 332: Race and Ethnicity

Students may not apply more than two courses (8 semester hours) from all other major or minors.

*Students placing at the 301/351 level for the LTST language requirement may not use this course to fulfill Thematic Area of Inquiry 1.