Chicano/Latino Studies Minor

Requirements

The OLLAS minor is the “perfect” complement to a wide variety of majors across campus where the work of the discipline intersects with the growing presence and importance of Latinos (Mexicanos, Chicanos, Central Americans, and South Americans) here in the U.S. and our local communities. These include Business and Finance, Social Work, Journalism, Education, Fine Arts, Spanish, Sociology, History and Political Science to name a few. CLS focuses primarily on U.S. Mexican and Latino communities.

Residency requirement: No student may transfer into the minor more than 6 credits. Students must complete at least 12 of the 18 credit hours at UNO.

A total of 18 credit hours to include:

Required Course
LLS 1010INTRO TO CHICANO-LATINO STUDIES: SOCIAL SCIENCES3
or LLS 1020 INTRODUCTION TO CHICANO-LATINO STUDIES: HUMANITIES
Electives
Select 15 hours of LLS approved elective courses 115
Total Credits18

Electives

An additional 15 hours of LLS approved elective courses1. Unless approved by the OLLAS director/academic advisor, a maximum of nine hours of elective courses may be taken from a single department. At least 12 of the 15 credit hours must be taken at the 3000 or 4000 level.

Latino/Latin American Studies
LLS 1000LATIN AMERICA: AN INTRODUCTION3
LLS 1010INTRO TO CHICANO-LATINO STUDIES: SOCIAL SCIENCES3
LLS 1020INTRODUCTION TO CHICANO-LATINO STUDIES: HUMANITIES3
LLS 2800SPECIAL TOPICS IN LATINO/LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES: HUMANITIES3
LLS 2900SPECIAL TOPICS IN LATINO/LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES: SOCIAL SCIENCES3
LLS/PSCI 3140LATINO/-A POLITICS3
LLS/PSCI 3680GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS OF LATIN AMERICA3
LLS 3800SPECIAL TOPICS IN LATINO/LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES: HUMANITIES3
LLS 3900SPECIAL TOPICS IN LATINO/LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES1-3
LLS/PSCI 4280INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS OF LATIN AMERICA3
LLS 4900INDEPENDENT STUDY1-3
LLS 4910CONTEMPORARY TOPICS IN LLS: SOCIAL SCIENCES3
LLS 4920CONTEMPORARY TOPICS IN LLS:HUMANITIES3
LLS 4950LATIN AMERICAN STUDY ABROAD1-3
Anthropology
ANTH 4230ETHNOMEDICINES OF THE AMERICAS3
Art & Art History
ART 1040CROSS-CULTURAL SURVEY OF ART3
English
ENGL 2000TOPICS IN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE (Language in the Minority (1 credit))1-3
ENGL 2230ETHNIC LITERATURE3
ENGL 2490LATINO/A LITERATURE3
ENGL 3300JUNIOR TOPICS IN AMERICAN LITERATURE (Chicano/a Short Fiction)3
ENGL 4160TOPICS IN AMERICAN REGIONALISM (Southwest Literature)3
ENGL 4230LATINO LITERATURE3
ENGL 4240TEACHING LATINO LITERATURE3
ENGL/WGST 4960TOPICS IN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE (New World Conquest Literature, Contact and Conquest Narratives of the Americas 1400s-1650s)3
Geography
GEOG 3060GEOGRAPHY OF MIDDLE AMERICA3
GEOG 3070GEOGRAPHY OF LATIN AMERICA3
Goodrich
GDRH 3010SPECIAL TOPICS SEMINAR (Study Abroad to Costa Rica)1-3
Health Education
HED 3000SPECIAL PROJECTS (Latino Health Issues in the U.S.)1-3
History
HIST 2470LATIN AMERICA: MEXICO AND THE CARIBBEAN3
HIST 2480LATIN AMERICA: SOUTH AMERICA3
HIST 4460AMERICAN IMMIGRATION HISTORY3
HIST 4910TOPICS IN HISTORY 13
Political Science
PSCI/LLS 3140LATINO/-A POLITICS3
PSCI/LLS 3680GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS OF LATIN AMERICA3
PSCI 3920SPECIAL TOPICS IN POLITICAL SCIENCE (International Development)3
PSCI/LLS 4280INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS OF LATIN AMERICA3
PSCI 4920ADVANCED SPECIAL TOPICS IN POLITICAL SCIENCE (Cuba at the Crossroads)1-3
Religion
RELI 3500SPECIAL TOPICS IN RELIGION (Roots of Cuban Spirituality)3
Sociology
SOC 2800MAJOR SOCIAL ISSUES 23
SOC 3900RACE AND ETHNIC RELATIONS IN THE U.S.3
SOC 3950SOCIOLOGY OF LATIN AMERICA3
SOC 4250LATINO/A MIGRATION IN THE WORLD ECONOMY3
SOC/HED 4700WOMEN'S HEALTH AND ISSUES OF DIVERSITY3
SOC 4750SOCIAL CHANGE AND GLOBALIZATION3
SOC 4800CONTEMPORARY TOPICS IN SOCIOLOGY 33
Social Work
SOWK 4890SPECIAL STUDIES IN SOCIAL WORK (Nicaragua)1-4
Spanish
SPAN 3210SURVEY OF LATIN AMERICAN LITERATURE I3
SPAN 3220SURVEY OF LATIN AMERICAN LITERATURE II3
SPAN 3420LATIN AMERICAN CIVILIZATION3
SPAN 4040ADVANCED COMPOSITION AND STYLISTICS3
SPAN 4160LATIN AMERICAN LITERATURE OF THE 20TH CENTURY3
SPAN 4350LATIN AMERICAN SHORT STORY3
SPAN 4450INTRODUCTION TO LITERARY CRITICISM3
SPAN 4950PRO-SEMINAR: LITERATURE AND/OR FILM 43
SPAN 4960PRO-SEMINAR: CULTURE AND SOCIETY 53
SPAN 4970PRO-SEMINAR: LINGUISTICS AND LANGUAGE FOR THE PROFESSIONS (Public Health + Spanish in Nicaragua)3
Women's & Gender Studies
WGST 4050SPECIAL TOPICS IN WOMEN'S STUDIES (Latinos & Gender)3