Latina/o Communities

General

Prefix

ETHS

Course Number

475

Course Level

Undergraduate

College/School

College of Liberal Arts

Description

Issues in community development for Latinas and Latinos in the United States--focusing on the Midwest--with special emphasis on gender, neighborhoods, grassroots community organizations, local history, and political participation.

Credits

Min

3

Max

3

Repeatable

No

Goals and Diversity

Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Demonstrate awareness and understanding of historical and current race relations in the United States.

Outcome

Explain the concept of “race.”

Outcome

Analyze current events and conditions at the local, statewide, and national levels using course theories and concepts.

Outcome

Identify forms of institutional discrimination in areas such as education, media, housing, employment, economics, politics, and the legal system.

Outcome

Describe the basic history of discrimination against and contributions of Latinos.

Outcome

Engage in dialog and self-reflection concerning white privilege/benefits from discrimination against Latinos.