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Undergrad Minor Ph.D. Minor Spring '17 Courses Cross-Listed Courses Why Latino Studies?



Latino Studies PhD Minor

This Ph.D. minor in Latino Studies (LATS) allows graduate students in the Social Sciences, Humanities, Sciences, Business, Law, and Education to develop expertise on the historical and contemporary experiences of Latinos in social, cultural, political, and economic contexts. The Latino Studies Program emphasizes interdisciplinary, comparative, and applied approaches to knowledge. It addresses the experiences of Mexican Americans, Puerto Ricans, Cubans, Dominicans, Central Americans and other Latin Americans who have immigrated to the United States or who have resided in the U.S. for multiple generations.  Our courses examine Latino communities and experiences within local, national, transnational, and diasporic contexts. 


12 credit hours in course work directly related to Latino Studies subject matter

Core Course

  • L599-Individualized Readings (1-4 credits)
  • L601-Colloquium in Latino Studies (3-4 credits)
  • L701-Research Seminar in Latino Studies (3-4 credits)

Spring 2016 Graduate Course Offerings

LATS-L 599 Individualized Readings (1-4 CR)

Course #10685
Time: ARR
Instructor: S. Martinez
Above class requires permission of Department

LATS-L 601-Colloquium in Latino Studies (3CR)
Course #33324
Time: 1:00p-2:15PM TR
Title: Rev & Cold War in Lat Literature
Above class meets with AMST-G 751, ENG-L 635, and HISP-S 688
Instructor: D. Cohn

Course #33440
Time: 9:30AM-12:15PM W
Title: Sociology of Higher Education
Above class meets with EDUC-H 637
Instructor: S. Martinez

Course #33443
Time: 9:30AM-12:15PM R
Title: Hist African Mer/Latino Educ: History of Teachers and teacher Education
Above class meets with EDUC-H 637
Instructor: D. Danns


Where can I get more information?
To learn more about our minor requirements, or to schedule an appointment to discuss how Latino Studies can benefit you, contact:

Dr. Sylvia Martínez
Director, Latino Studies Program
Associate Professor, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
phone: (812) 856-1795