Culture and history matter — and a minor in Chicanx and Latinx Studies will help you understand the most significant issues surrounding this rapidly growing population in the United States.

Whether you want to create a deeper connection with your own culture, or you’re planning a career where you’ll work with Chicanx and Latinx communities, this minor will equip you with valuable knowledge.

Learn about the historical, social and political experiences of Chicanx and Latinx communities, including social justice movements. Analyze Chicanx and Latinx literary and artistic works, and appreciate how Latin American migration has influenced the United States. Consider how differences in national origin, citizenship, gender and sexuality shape experiences within Latinx communities.

Whether you plan to pursue a career in business, government, law, medicine, journalism, social work, teaching, religion or the arts, courses in this minor will equip you to approach issues in the Latinx and Chicanx communities with empathy and understanding.

For more information, please contact laurae [at] (Laura Hernández-Ehrisman). The Chicanx and Latinx minor is part of the Department of University Studies.