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2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Minor in Latino/Latin American Studies (18)


Coordinator: Michael Gonzales, director, Center for Latino and Latin American Studies

The minor in Latino and Latin American studies provides students with detailed knowledge of the Latino experience in the United States as well as Latin American civilization, enriches the general educational experience of students, and offers several practical applications. It prepares future teachers to lecture in Latino and Latin American studies and provides them with knowledge of the cultural heritage of their Latino students. The minor also provides other future professionals with knowledge to maximize their job performance in regions with Latino populations. Latino students enrolled in the minor also acquire a broader understanding of their history and culture.

Requirements (18)


Six or more semester hours in the minor must be taken at NIU.

Core course (3)


Five of the following (15)