Sociology | Social Problems & Policies
S101 | 26730 | Chapa

Topic:  The Latino Experience in America

This course is intended to provide an introduction and overview on
Latino issues.  The course will examine a number of topics and issues
that are key to understanding contemporary Latinos; e.g.,
immigration, language, education, assimilation, employment, etc.  The
goals of this course include:  1) helping students develop an
informed sociological basis for talking and thinking about Latinos;
2) developing an awareness on how Latinos fit or donít fit into
American society; and, 3) applying this knowledge to assess current
issues and future possibilities.