Latino & Puerto Rican Studies, Minor

The Latino and Puerto Rican Studies Program, is an exciting new program at CCSU with the mandate to foster education, student and faculty involvement, and research on U.S. Latino a populations and their concerns and issues. The Minor in Latino and Puerto Rican Studies enables students to engage new ideas, develop interdisciplinary skills, and gain in-depth understanding and specialized knowledge about U.S. Latinos and their contributions, challenges, and central role in U.S. history and contemporary society.

A minor program in Latino and Puerto Rican studies prepares students with interdisciplinary knowledge and practical understanding of the social, economic, historical, and cultural conditions and impact of Latinos/as in the U.S. The program consists of a gateway introductory course in interdisciplinary Latino Studies (LTN 110), a capstone Individual Research Experience requirement (LTN 410), and 12 credits of electives, at least six of which must be at or above the 300 level.

Admissions Contact

Undergraduate Recruitment & Admissions

Academic Contact

Juan Coronado
Assistant Professor
Latin American, Latino, & Caribbean Center Executive Board
Ebenezer D. Bassett Hall