Minor in Latino/Latin American Studies

A minor in Chicano/Latino Studies (CLS) requires 18 hours. The minor may be secured by completing one of the CLS introductory courses LLS 1010 or LLS 1020. Twelve of the 18 hours must also be taken at the 3000-4000 level among the approved courses. A maximum of nine hours taken within a single department may be counted toward the minor. Successful completion of at least the first-year introductory Spanish courses is strongly recommended. A minimum grade of “C” is required in each course counted by the student toward this minor.

 

Minor Requirements
A total of 18 credit hours to include:
LLS 1010 or 1020
• An additional 15 hours of CLS approved courses (12 must be
upper division) *
• Minimum grade of “C” for a course to count toward the minor.

* See approved courses for Latin/Latin American Studies

Degree Requirements

Approved courses for Latino/Latin American Studies - Core Courses

LLS 1000Introduction to Latino/Latin American Studies

3

Humanities

3 credits

And

LLS 1010Intro to Chicano-Latino Studies:Social Sciences

3

Or

LLS 1020Introduction to Chicano-Latino Studies:Humanities

3

LLS 1010, Humanities: As of Spring 2006 only one Introduction course to Chicano/a Latino/a Studies will count towards a CLS or LLS program of study.

Approved courses for Latino/Latin American Studies - Research Methods Courses

CRCJ 2510Research Methods

3

SOC 2510Research Methods

3

SOC 2130Basic Statistics

3

PSCI 2000Introduction to Political Analysis

3

PSCI 3000Quantitative Analysis in Political Science

3

PSCI 3130/WGST 8135/WGST 3130/PSCI 8135/WGST 3130Women and Politics

3

PSCI 3140Latino/a Politics

3

Or another course that fulfills the quantitative literacy requirement from another major with the approval of the OLLAS director. 

*As of Spring 2006 only one Introduction course to Chicano/a Latino/a Studies will count towards a CLS or LLS program of study.

Approved courses for Latino/Latin American Studies - Senior Project

LLS 4900Independent Study

1 - 3

Total Credit Hours:1-3

*As of Spring 2006 only one Introduction course to Chicano/a Latino/a Studies will count towards a CLS or LLS program of study.

Approved courses for Latino/Latin American Studies - Latin American Studies Courses

ANTH 4230Ethnomedicines of the Americas

3

ART 2040Cross-Cultural Survey of Art

3

ART 4000Special Seminars in Art Education

1 - 3

ART 4700Cross-Cultural Art History for Teachers

3

ENGL 4960Topics in Language and Literature

3

GEOG 3060Geography of Middle America

3

GEOG 3070Geography of Latin America

3

HIST 2470Latin America: Mexico and the Caribbean

3

HIST 2480Latin America: South America

3

HIST 4910/HIST 8916Topics in History

3

LLS 2800Special Topics in Latino/Latin American Studies: Humanities

3

LLS 2900Special Topics in Latino/Latin American Studies: Social Sciences

3

LLS 3800Special Topics in Latino/Latin American Studies: Humanities

3

LLS 3900Special Topics in Latino/Latin American Studies

1 - 3

LLS 4900Independent Study

1 - 3

LLS 4910/LLS 8916Contemporary Topics in LLS: Social Sciences

3

LLS 4920/LLS 8926Contemporary Topics in LLS: Humanities

3

LLS 4950Latin American Study Abroad

1 - 3

PSCI 3680Latin American Politics

3

PSCI 3920Topics in Political Science

3

PSCI 4280Inter-American Politics

3

PSCI 4920Advanced Topics in Political Science

3

SOC 3950Sociology of Latin America

3

SOC 4250Latino/a Migration in the World Economy

3

SOC 4750Social Change and Globalization

3

SOWK 4890Special Studies in Social Work

1 - 4

SPAN 3210Survey of Latin American Literature I

3

SPAN 3220Survey of Latin American Literature II

3

SPAN 3420Latin American Civilization

3

SPAN 4050Seminar in Mexican Culture and Civilization

3

SPAN 4160Latin American Literature of the 20th Century

3

SPAN 4180Latino Literature and Culture

3

SPAN 4350Latin American Short Story

3

SPAN 4440Spanish-American Theater

3

SPAN 4900Independent Study

1 - 3

SPAN 4960Pro-Seminar

1 - 3

*As of Spring 2006 only one Introduction course to Chicano/a Latino/a Studies will count towards a CLS or LLS program of study.

Approved courses for Latino/Latin American Studies - Chicano/Latino Studies Courses

ANTH 4230Ethnomedicines of the Americas

3

ART 2040Cross-Cultural Survey of Art

3

ART 4700Cross-Cultural Art History for Teachers

3

CYAF 4930Special Topics in Contemporary Family Issues

3

ENGL 2000Topics in Language and Literature

1 - 3

ENGL 4160Topics in American Regionalism

3

ENGL 4230Latino Literature

3

ENGL 4960Topics in Language and Literature

3

HIST 4910/HIST 8916Topics in History

3

LLS 2800Special Topics in Latino/Latin American Studies: Humanities

3

LLS 2900Special Topics in Latino/Latin American Studies: Social Sciences

3

LLS 3800Special Topics in Latino/Latin American Studies: Humanities

3

LLS 4900Independent Study

1 - 3

LLS 4910/LLS 8916Contemporary Topics in LLS: Social Sciences

3

LLS 4920/LLS 8926Contemporary Topics in LLS: Humanities

3

PSCI 3140Latino/a Politics

3

PSCI 4280Inter-American Politics

3

SOC 2800Major Social Issues

3

SOC 4250Latino/a Migration in the World Economy

3

SOC 4700Women's Health and Issues of Diversity

3

SOWK 4030Social Work with Latinos

3

SPAN 4050Seminar in Mexican Culture and Civilization

3

SPAN 4180Latino Literature and Culture

3

SPAN 4960Pro-Seminar

1 - 3

TED 4980Special Studies

1 - 3

*As of Spring 2006 only one Introduction course to Chicano/a Latino/a Studies will count towards a CLS or LLS program of study.

Students seeking a major in Latino/Latin American Studies or a minor in Chicano/Latino Studies and/or information about the Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS) and its programs can stop by the office in Arts and Sciences Hall 106. You may also contact Yuriko Doku, OLLAS Project Coordinator at 402-554-3835 or ydoku@mail.unomaha.edu or Dr. Lourdes Gouveia, OLLAS Director and academic adviser, at lgouveia@unomaha.edu.