aboutThe Department of Chicano/Latino Studies is designed to provide undergraduate students with an opportunity to examine the historical and contemporary experiences of Americans of Latin American origin. This diverse population includes people who trace their heritage to Mexico, Cuba, Puerto Rico, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and many other Latin American and Caribbean nations. The curriculum seeks to provide an awareness, knowledge, and appreciation of the language, history, culture, literature, sociology, anthropology, politics, social ecology, health, medicine, and creative (art, dance, drama, film, music) accomplishments in Chicano/Latino communities. The Department offers a B.A. degree in Chicano/Latino Studies, a minor, a certificate program, and a graduate emphasis.
Film Screening: "The Harvest-La Cosecha"
April 7, 2016
Outstanding Teaching Award Reception
April 12, 2016
Film Screening: "And the Earth Did Not Swallow Him"
April 28, 2016
An alumna and advocate
May 23, 2016
Chicano/Latino studies alumna Franchesca Ocasio '15 demonstrates passion for helping young students in the foster care system
Louis DeSipio, Chicano/Latino studies and political science professor, on voter preference via Fox News Latino, May 20, 2016