Latino Studies | Introduction to Latino History
L102 | 0100 | Antonio de la Cova


A general inquiry into the historical and cultural heritage of
Latino/as in the United States. Through readings and discussions of
text books, this course examines the varied histories of Mexican,
Puerto Rican, Cuban, and other Latin American peoples in the U.S.,
with a perspective on convergence and congruencies along political
and cultural lines. Students will develop an understanding of the
impact and the roles played by Latino/as in the formation and
development of U.S. society. Students will also be able to link
Latino/a history with the contemporary experiences of this
population.