CES 170 Introduction to Latinx Studies • 5 Cr.


Examine Latinx identity, culture, and politics. Explore historical and contemporary issues facing Latinx communities in the U.S. Topics may include: Latinx cultural and racial identity, social movements, immigration, stereotypes, social stratification, and racial inequality and activism. Satisfies either Social Science or Humanities credit.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of historical and contemporary issues facing Latinx peoples.
  • Identify biases, stereotypes, and discrimination, toward Latinx communities in the past and present and explore how this contributes to systemic racism.
  • Critically analyze Latinx experiences, identity formation, culture, and activism.
  • Reflect on how knowledge of Latinx issues applies to one's own life and how different communities are racialized in relation to one anotherĀ