Latinx Studies Minor

Latinx Studies Minor requirements (24 credits total)

The Latinx Studies Minor requires a broad introduction to the study of race and ethnicity in the United States (ES 101) as well as a focused introduction to the study of Latinx peoples in the United States (ES 254, ENG 253, HIST 248, SPAN 218, or SPAN 228).

 

Required Foundational Course: 

ES 101 - Introduction to Ethnic Studies

Required: [At least ONE of the following courses]:

SPAN 218 - Latino Heritage I (Placement Survey required)

SPAN 228 - Latino Heritage II (Placement Survey required)

ENG 243 - Introduction to Chicano and Latino Literature

HIST 248 - Latinos in the Americas (Some Spanish language proficiency required)

ES 254 - Introduction to Chicano and Latino Studies

 

The remaining 16 credits of coursework must include 12 upper-division credits and represent a range of disciplinary and professional approaches to the subject of Latinx Studies. Qualifying courses will be determined each year by the coordinating committee. (Although not all the following subject codes currently offer qualifying courses, we hope the minor’s existence will encourage their development.)

 

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Required: At least ONE qualifying course from any of the following humanities subject codes: [CINE, COLT, ENG, FLR, HUM, LING, PHIL, REL, SPAN, TA.]

For example:

SPAN 218 - Latino Heritage I

SPAN 228 - Latino Heritage II

ENG 243 - Introduction to Chicano and Latino Literature

SPAN 248 - Spanglish

LING 297 - Introduction to Bilingualism

SPAN 308 - Cultura y lengua: comunidades bilingües

SPAN 312 - Spanish in the Media

SPAN 348 - United States Latino Literature and Culture

ENG 363 - Chicano and Latino Writers

SPAN 399 - Special Studies: [Topic] [depending on content]

SPAN 428 - Spanish in the United States

SPAN 448 - National Identities and Border Cultures in the Americas

TA 472 - Multicultural Theater: [Topic] [depending on content]

 

Required: At least ONE qualifying course from any of the following social science subject codes: [ANTH, EC, ENVS, ES, GEOG, HIST, PS, SOC, WGS.]

For example:

HIST 248 - Latinos in the Americas

ES 254 - Introduction to Chicano and Latino Studies 

ES 310 - Race and Popular Culture: [Topic] [depending on content]  

ANTH 329 - Immigration and Farmworkers Political Culture 

ES 345M - Music, Politics, and Race [depending on content]

ES 354 - Environmental Racism [depending on content]

ES 356 - Race and Social Movements [depending on content]

ES 370 - Race, Ethnicity, and Cinema: [Topic] [depending on content] 

ES 380 - Race, Migration, and Rights

ES 399 - Special Studies: [Topic] [depending on content] 

ES 410 - Experimental Course: [Topic] [depending on content] 

ANTH 427M - Latino Roots I 

ANTH 428M - Latino Roots II 

ES 440 - Race, Literature, and Culture: [Topic] [depending on content]

ES 442 - Caribbean Literature and Politics 

ES 452 - Race and Ethnicity and the Law: [Topic] [depending on content]

ES 460 - Race, Culture, Empire: [Topic] [depending on content]

 

Required: At least ONE qualifying course from any of the following professional school subject codes: [ARH, EDST, J, LAW, MUJ, MUS, PPPM.]

For example:

MUS 349 - American Ethnic and Protest Music [depending on content] 

MUS 359 - Music of the Americas

MUS 365 - Regional Ethnomusicology

PPPM 399 - Special Studies: [Topic] [depending on content]

MUS 410 - Experimental Course: [Topic] [depending on content] 

J 427M - Latino Roots

J 428M - Latino Roots II

EDST 457 - Equal Opportunities: Immigration & Diaspora

J 467 - Issues in International Communication: [Topic] [depending on content]

 

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