Latino Studies

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LTN 110 Introduction to Latino Studies 3
Introduction to the interdisciplinary study of the experience and condition of United States Latinos and Latinas, with focus on U.S. populations of Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central American, and Mexican Descent. Uses primarily social science models and scholarship in history, sociology, anthropology, economics, and political science but also considers arts, media, and humanities. Fall. Study Area II

 

200s

LTN 270 Topics in Latino and Puerto Rican Studies 3
An interdisciplinary topics course for Latino and Puerto Rican Studies at the 200 level to be cross-listed with new and/or existing courses that focus on U.S. Latinos as offered by participating departments and affiliated Latino Studies Faculty. Study Area II

 

 

300s

LTN 316 History of the American West to 1890 3
Surveys the history of the American West and its people to 1890. Provides a general structure of the American West and its political, economic, and social history with emphasis on the interaction of diverse cultures including Native Americans, Hispanics and Asians as America expanded it borders. The course will compare popular conceptions of the historical American West to the region's realities, diversity, and complexity. Cross-listed with HIST 316. No credit may be received by students who have received credit for HIST 316. Fall.

LTN 317 History of the American West from 1890 3
Surveys the history of the American West and its people from 1890 to the 21st century. Provides a general structure of the American West and its political, economic, and social history with emphasis on the interaction of diverse cultures including Native Americans, Hispanics, and Asians in areas known today as the Plains, Southwest, and Northwest. Material will also examine the West and its myths as central to American culture and popular culture. Cross-listed with HIST 317. No credit may be received by students who have received credit for HIST 317. Spring.

LTN 319 Race, Ethnicity, and Migration in the U.S. 3
A social and cultural history of the U.S. that explores race, ethnicity, and migration in the formation of American identities from the colonial period to the present. Cross-listed with HIST 319. No credit may be received by students who have received credit for HIST 319. Fall.

LTN 322 Race and Ethnic Relations 3
Prereq.: SOC 110, 212. Examines selected racial and ethnic groups, their history, social and ethnic patterns, and position in the social structure in the United States. Cross-listed with SOC 322. No credit may be received by students who have received credit for SOC 322. Irregular.

LTN 347 Latino/a Literature 3
Prereq.: ENG 110. Important U.S. Latino/a literary works in prose, poetry, drama, and essay. Cross-listed with ENG 347. No credit may be received by students who have received credit for ENG 347. Spring. Study Area I [L] [I]

LTN 370 Topics in Latino and Puerto Rican Studies 3
An interdisciplinary topics course for Latino and Puerto Rican Studies at the 300 level to be cross-listed with new and/or existing courses that focus on U.S. Latinos as offered by participating departments and affiliated Latino Studies Faculty.

 

400s

400-LEVEL CLASSES ARE FOR UNDERGRADUATE CREDIT ONLY, EXCEPT WHERE NOTED WITH "[GR]"

LTN 410 Individual Study Project in Latino Studies 3
Prereq.: LTN 110; enrollment in Latino Studies Minor program. Upper-level undergraduate course focused on specific issue in Latino Studies using either disciplinary or interdisciplinary approaches. Special topics may be cross-listed with participating departments or developed specifically for Latino Studies. May be repeated with different topics. Irregular.

LTN 422 Sociology of Immigration 3
Prereq.: SOC 110. Explores the sociological dynamics of coming to the U.S. and changing it. Includes such issues as undocumented immigration, the impact of immigration on the economy, and questions of assimilation. Cross-listed with SOC 422. No credit may be received by students who have received credit for SOC 422. Irregular.

LTN 470 Topics in Latino Studies 3
Prereq.: LTN 110; enrollment in Latino Studies minor program. Upper-level undergraduate course focused on specific issue in Latino Studies using either disciplinary or interdisciplinary approaches. Special topics may be cross-listed with participating departments or developed specifically for Latino Studies. May be repeated with different topics. Irregular.

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