2019 - 2020 College Catalog 
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2019 - 2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HUMN 104 - Latinos in the United States

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Laboratory Hours: 0

Prerequisite(s): None

Restriction(s): None

Corequisite(s): None

This interdisciplinary course investigates the Latino experience in the United States. Students will utilize texts from various disciplines (including history, sociology, linguistics, literature, film, and the arts) to examine the roles of the diverse and ever-changing Latino population of the United States. The course will consider topics such as identity, class, race and ethnicity, gender and sexuality, immigration, language use, media, and popular culture. Students will be able to recognize the complex and varied nature of the Latino experience in the United States and to articulate how the Latino experience contributes to a broader conceptualization of American culture and identity.

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course: GE 7:

  1. Students will demonstrate knowledge of the conventions and methods of at least one of the humanities in addition to those encompassed by other knowledge areas required by the General Education program.
  2. Social and Cultural Understanding: Students should be able to identify and explain theories, concepts, and systems with respect to individual, societal, and cultural behavior.
  3. Relevance: Students should be able to demonstrate the ability to articulate the societal and/or personal relevance of their studies through reflection.