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Requirements for the Latino/a Studies Minor

The Minor in U.S. Latino/a Studies consists of six courses (18 credits). At least 5 courses must be at the junior / senior level. Courses must be drawn from at least 3 different departments . Language courses do not count toward the requirements for the minor, although knowledge of Spanish may be useful since some courses offered are conducted in Spanish. Courses not on this list may count with approval of the Latino/a Studies Advisor. Read more about the Latino/a Studies Minor on the KU online catalog.

Courses must be drawn from the following two categories: I. Core courses (at least four) and II. Electives (at most two).

Core courses are those which focus primarily on US Latino/a populations. This category includes topics courses that sometimes count towards the minor (with permission), if the topic or service component focuses on U.S. Latino/as.

Electives are courses relevant to the study of Latino/as in the US, although the content may be broader than a primary focus on US Latino/as. They may include courses on race and ethnicity in the US, courses that deal with issues of migration and foreign policy, or courses on Latin American countries that contribute substantially to US Latino/a populations.

Spring 2017 Courses:

AMS 260: Case Study in American Studies: America's Latinas/os - Dr. Joo Ok Kim (online)


Fall 2016 Courses:

AMS 260: Case Study in American Studies: America's Latinas/os - Dr. Joo Ok Kim 11-12:15 TR, 211 Bailey

AMS 344: Case Study in American Studies: Chicana/o Movements -  Dr. Christopher Perreira 1-2:15 TR, 3153 Learned

ENGL 573: U.S. Latina/o Literature: Recent Latina Writers - Dr. Marta Caminero-Santangelo 1-2:15 TR, 4076 Wescoe


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