Latina/o Studies (LATS)

LATS 2300. Introduction to Latina/o Studies.

This course is an introduction to Latina/o studies, which includes an emphasis upon the historical origins, the demographic changes, and contemporary issues facing Latinas/os. It will focus on the development of Latina/o ethnicities, identities, and their impact in American society.

3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
Course Attribute(s): Writing Intensive
Grade Mode: Standard Letter

LATS 4325. Latina/o Identities, Communities and Social Change.

This course examines the social continuities, sociopolitical and geographic complexities, and diversities of Latina/os in the U.S. It focuses on crucial issues confronting Latina/os such as the role of race, culture, identity, community development, and leadership practices influencing public policy. Prerequisite: LATS 2300 with a minimum grade of a “C”.

3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
Course Attribute(s): Writing Intensive
Grade Mode: Standard Letter