Minor in Latina/Latino Studies

Latina/Latino Studies Minor — 24 units

This minor is available to students who have selected a different major but also want to pursue a coherent course of study in the field of Latina/Latino Studies. The minor enables students to supplement a major in a different field with coursework in Latina/Latino Studies. The minor requires a set of core courses supplemented with a selection of electives chosen on advisement that complement the major they have chosen. The minor consists of 24 units of which 9 are required core units, 9 are distributed among three areas of emphasis, and 6 are elective units chosen on advisement.

All coursework used to satisfy the requirements of the minor must be completed with a minimum grade point average of 2.0.

Required Courses (9 units)

LTNS 215Introduction to Latina/o Studies3
LTNS 410Seminar on Gender and Latinas/os3
or LTNS 435 Oral History Methods: Theory and Practice
LTNS 680Latina/o Community Organizing3

Select One Course on Advisement from Each Area Below  (9 units)

Arts and Humanities (3 units)

LTNS 222Latina/o Art History3
LTNS 225Survey of Latina/o Visual Images3
LTNS 230Introduction to Latina/o Literature3
LTNS 270Latina/o/x Murals, Memes, Music, and More: Latina/o/x Arts & Humanities3
LTNS 286Policy Making and Latinos3
LTNS 305Latina/o Studies Creative Writing Workshop3
LTNS 409/CINE 309Latina/o/x Cinema3
LTNS 425Popular and Traditional Music of the Latinx U.S.3
LTNS 440Caribbean Cultures and Spirituality3
LTNS 455Resistance Literature of the Americas3
LTNS 475Aztec Philosophy3
LTNS 530Latina/os and the Media3
LTNS/JOUR 536Latina/o Journalism3
LTNS 560Contemporary Latina/o Literature3
LTNS 679Central American Literature: Roots to the Present3

History (3 units)

LTNS 265Topics in Latina/o History3
LTNS/HIST 278History of Latinos in the U.S.3
LTNS 315Latina/os in California (CSL)3
LTNS 435Oral History Methods: Theory and Practice3
LTNS 450Indigenismo: Indigenous Cultures of the Americas3
LTNS 460Central Americans of the U.S.: History and Heritage3
LTNS 465Mexican-Americans: History and Heritage3
LTNS 467Caribbeans in the U.S.: History and Heritage3
LTNS 501/HIST 358/ANTH 501Latin America: The National Period3
LTNS 533/HIST 355/WGS 355History of Women in Latin America3

Behavioral and Social Sciences (3 units)

LTNS 210Latina/Latino Health Care Perspectives (CSL)3
LTNS 211Latina/o Families Narrative3
LTNS 276Latina/o, U.S. Government, and Constitutional Ideals (CSL)3
LTNS 286Policy Making and Latinos3
LTNS 355/AIS 350/AFRS 350Black Indians in the Americas3
LTNS 380Afro/Latina/o Diasporas3
LTNS 410Seminar on Gender and Latinas/os (CSL)3
LTNS 415Economic Progress of Latinos in the U.S. (CSL)3
LTNS 430/C J 435Race, Crime, and Justice (CSL)3
LTNS/WGS 445Gendered Borders: Latinas and Globalization3
LTNS 470Latina/o Immigration to the U.S. (CSL)3
LTNS/C J 485Latina/o Youth, Crime, and Justice (CSL)3
LTNS 500Latina/o Community Mental Health3
LTNS/SOC/RRS 580Educational Equity (CSL)3
LTNS/SOC 640Sociology of the Latino Experience3
LTNS 660Latina/o Politics (CSL)3
LTNS 670/PLSI 408Mexican Politics and Society (CSL)3
LTNS 680Latina/o Community Organizing (CSL)3
LTNS 685Projects in the Teaching of Latina/o Studies1-4
LTNS 690Community Fieldwork in Latina/o Studies3
LTNS 692Cuba: Health, Education, and Culture3
LTNS 694Community Service Learning (CSL)1-3
LTNS 707Seminar in Latina/o Studies3

Electives (6 units)

Selected on advisement.

Note: Six transfer units in Latina/Latino Studies (or equivalent field) may count toward the Minor.