USLT - Latina/o Studies

USLT201 U.S. Latina/o Studies I: An Historical Overview to the 1960's (3 Credits)

Interdisciplinary course focusing on demographics, terminology and social constructs of race, class, ethnicity, indigeneity, gender, and sexuality associated with the historical and political roots of US Latinidades. Examines the formation, evolution an adaptation of US Latina/o communities as critical field of inquiry.

USLT202 US Latina/o Studies II: A Contemporary Overview 1960's to present (3 Credits)

Interdisciplinary course on emerging populations of Latinos in the 20th century with a focus on the multiple waves of latino immigration as a result of neocolonialism, imperialism, globalization and transnationalism. Examines the positioning of immigrant waves in the political, sociocultural and historical contexts of US Latinidades.

USLT269 Special Topics in Study Abroad II (1-6 Credits)

Special topics course taken as part of an approved study abroad program.

Repeatable to: 15 credits if content differs.

USLT369 Special Topics in Study Abroad III (1-6 Credits)

Special topics course taken as part of an approved study abroad program.

Repeatable to: 15 credits if content differs.

USLT488 US Latina/o Senior Seminar (3 Credits)

A variable topics seminar that exposes students to interdisciplinary critical readings, writings, and research in U.S. Latina/o Studies. Interdisciplinary research methodologies are broadly addressed. Students will gain skills and practice in reading critical analytic texts and will develop writing skills.

Recommended: USLT202 or USLT201.

Restriction: Senior standing; and permission of instructor.

Repeatable to: 9 credits if content differs.

USLT498 US Latina/o Studies: Special Topics (3 Credits)

Specific content to be announced when courses are offered.

Prerequisite: USLT202 or USLT201.

Restriction: Junior standing or higher.

Repeatable to: 9 credits if content differs.