Minor in Latino and Latin American Studies

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Our interdisciplinary minor provides you with detailed information about the Latino experience in the United States as well as Latin American civilization. It benefits you if interested a career in teaching, public service, healthcare, law, business, the arts, the media or other fields. The minor also provides Latino students with a broader understanding of their own history and culture.

General Requirements

To qualify for the minor, you must complete eighteen semester hours of coursework. This consists of one of two core courses as well as five elective courses. All coursework in the minor must be taken for a letter grade (not pass\fail) and some elective courses have prerequisites or co-requisites. Consult the course descriptions in the undergraduate catalog before making your selections.

View current program requirements and electives.

Recommendations

If you would like to minor in Latino and Latin American Studies, you must make an appointment to plan a program of study. You should enroll in one of the core courses as soon as possible and then proceed to take courses in several different disciplines. It is also recommended that you consult with center staff on a regular basis to assure completion of requirements in a timely fashion.

*At least six or more semester hours in the minor must be taken at NIU.

Spring 2020 Undergraduate Courses

Course Professor Days and times Location
ANTH 464 Disasters without Borders Mark Schuller  Monday, Wednesday
3:30-4:45 p.m.
Stevens Building 173
ARTH 380 Studies in African, Oceanian, Native American, Pre-Columbian Art, and Latin American Art Elizabeth Sanderson Monday
6-8:40 p.m.
Art Building 111
COMS 220 Rhetoric and Public Issues Karla Padron Monday, Wednesday
3:30-4:45
DuSable Hall 268
ENGL 381 American Ethnic Literature Ibis Gomez-Vega Monday, Wednesday
2-3:15 p.m.
Reavis Hall 305
FLSP 215 Spanish for Heritage Speakers I Linda Saborio Tuesday, Thursday
11-12:15 p.m.
Dusable Hall 252
FLSP 301 Advanced Spanish Grammar Mandy Stutenberg Monday, Wednesday
2-3:15 p.m.
DuSable Hall 422
FLSP 322 Intro to Spanish-American Literature Frances Jaeger Monday, Wednesday, Friday
11-11:50
Graham Hall 340
FLSP 322 Intro to Spanish-American Literature Frances Jaeger Monday, Wednesday
12:30-1:45
DuSable Hall 252
FLSP 452 Literature of the Caribbean Frances Jaeger Wednesday
6-8:40 p.m.
DuSable Hall 152
FLSP 457 19th Century Spanish American Literature Francisco Solares-Larrave Thursday
6-8:40 p.m.
DuSable Hall 152
FLSP 456 Colonial Latin American Literature Francisco Solares-Larrave Thursday
6-8:40 p.m.
DuSable Hall 152
FLSP 480 Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics Mandy Stutenberg Monday, Wednesday
11-12:15 p.m.
DuSable Hall 328
HIST 382 Modern Latin America Anne Hanley Monday, Wednesday
2-3:15 p.m.
Anderson Hall 248
LTIC 301 Teaching with a Multicultural Perspective Staff Tuesday
6-9 p.m.
Graham Hall 134
LTIC 301 Teaching with a Multicultural Perspective James Cohen Tuesday
6-9
Graham Hall 337
LTIC 301 Teaching with a Multicultural Perspective Alexis Ball Monday
5:30-8:30
Graham Hall 134
LTIC 301 Teaching with a Multicultural Perspective Staff Tuesday
5:30-8:30
Graham Hall 442
MGMT 487 Multinational Management Staff Monday, Wednesday
3:30-4:45 p.m.
Barsema Hall 227
MKTG 367 Principles of Global Marketing Ursula Sullivan Tuesday, Thursday
9:30-10:45 p.m.
Barsema Hall 219
MKTG 367 Principles of Global Marketing Ursula Sullivan Online Online
MKTG 467 Global Marketing Management Ursula Sullivan Online Online
POLS 260 Intro of Comparative Politics Kikue Hamayotsu Monday, Wednesday
3:30-4:45 p.m.
DuSable Hall 246
SOCI 361 Race and Ethnicity Simon Weffer Online Online
SOCI 379 Collective Behavior and Social Movements Diane Rodgers Tuesday, Thursday
12:30-1:45 p.m.
DuSable 448
WGSS 201 Global Gender Issues Karla Padron Monday, Wednesday
2-3:15 p.m.
DuSable 176

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Center for Latino and Latin American Studies
Northern Illinois University
515 Garden Rd.
DeKalb, IL 60115
815-753-1531
latinostudies@niu.edu

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