Dec 07, 2021  
2021-2022 University Catalog 
    
2021-2022 University Catalog

Latinx Studies Minor


American Cultural Studies Program, University Interdisciplinary Programs

25 credits (minimum)

Introduction

The program for Latinx Studies is designed to educate students about Latinx cultures and communities. It will provide in-depth study of history, culture, traditions, politics and experiences. This program is recommended for students interested in working with/learning about Latinx peoples in the United States. The minor requires 25-30 credits, of which 12 will be required and the remainder, elective. It is recommended that the electives come from the social science, history, literature and language offerings below, though other courses may be chosen under advisement of the Latinx Studies minor coordinator. Students also have the option of framing an Independent Study Project with the approval of the minor coordinator.

Why Consider a Latinx Studies Minor?

The Latinx Studies Minor is for students interested in working with/learning about growing Latinx communities in the U.S. It provides an in-depth study of the history, culture, traditions, politics, diaspora and experiences of diverse peoples.

 Contact Information

Program Coordinator
Dr. Lourdes Gutiérrez Nájera
360-650-2553
gutierl2@wwu.edu

 Sample Careers

 

 Major/Career Resources

www.wwu.edu/careers/students_choosingamajor.shtml

How to Declare (Admission and Declaration Process):

 

Grade Requirements

A grade of C- or better is required for a student’s major or minor courses, and supporting courses for majors and minors.