Aurora University

Latin American and Latino/a Studies (Minor)

Why minor in Latin American and Latino/a studies?

You should study this field if you want to explore the Latin American experience. The subject has numerous aspects, including Caribbean history and culture, Latin American history, Latino/a experience in the United States, politics, and socioeconomics.

Why minor in Latin American and Latino/a Studies at AU?

Our Latin American and Latino/a studies minor draws on several fields, including sociology, Spanish, history, political science and literature. Thriving student activities are connected to the Latino/a experience. In fact, the U.S. government has designated us as a Hispanic Serving Institution. That means we celebrate diversity and serve as a national model for private universities.

Curriculum Highlights

    • Community-based research
    • Contemporary Latin American politics
    • Latin American history
    • Latina writers
    • Latino cultural studies
    • Spanish

Career opportunities

  • Community outreach
  • Customer service
  • Social work
  • Patient care
  • Public health
  • Public safety
  • Marketing
  • Sales

Prepare for your future

This minor will equip you with the skills employers value most: communicating your ideas, analyzing a problem, and working with others to find a solution. In a job market that’s evolving faster than ever, you'll have the knowledge and tools to succeed in a variety of fields.