Latino-Latin American Studies

Welcome to the Latino-Latin American Studies webpage. On this page you'll find the mission of the department, departmental student learning goals, a curricular map and assessment schedule, and progress made from the most recent Program Review Action Plan (2013-2014). If you have questions about the assessment findings or questions about the department, please contact Bruce Campbell, LLAS Department Chair, at [email protected].

MISSION

The Latino/Latin American Studies Program provides students the necessary curricular and experiential opportunities to hone writing, critical thinking, and discussion skills so that they can express their own interpretation of Latinos’ and Latin Americans’ role in the world, reflect on their own values and traditions, immerse themselves in multiculturalism, and prepare for global leadership.

STUDENT LEARNING GOALS

Graduates of the Latino/Latin American Studies Program will:

  1. Demonstrate a multidisciplinary understanding of the histories and cultures of the peoples of the Americas.
  2. Acquire the skills necessary to reflect on the students’ own values and traditions in relation to Latino and Latin American peoples so that students may interact respectfully in a multicultural world.

CURRICULAR MAP and ASSESSMENT SCHEDULE

Curricular map Learning Goals Goal 1: Demonstrate a 
multidisciplinary understanding
of the histories and cultures of
the peoples of the Americas.
Goal 2: Acquire the skills necessary
to reflect on the students’ own values and
traditions in relation to Latino and Latin
American peoples so that students may interact
respectfully in a multicultural world.
HISP 336 Latin American Culture Required I & P: Course approaches culture
from cross-disciplinary perspective
I & P
HISP 337 Latino Identity in the U.S. Required I & P: Course approaches culture
from cross-disciplinary perspective
I & P
POLS 347 Latin American Politics
and Government
Elective I I & P
HIST 121/122/321/322/323/324 Elective I I & P
THEO 317/328/329D Elective I I & P
GBUS 338 Doing Business
in Latin America
Elective I I & P
HISP 321/328/340/342/345/355/356 Elective I I & P
ENGL 355/365/381/382 w/approval Elective I I & P
PHIL 368 w/approval Elective I I & P
SA 375 w/approval Elective I I & P
Faculty/Student 
Breakfast Conversation
Annual CSCD event A (alternate years) A (alternate years)