Latinos in the United States

Latinos in the United States
The place of Latin Americans within the context of U.S. history. The growth and development of the largest Latino communities from pre-colonial times to present day and how Latinos may influence future policies within the U.S.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 ProgramsContaining HIST 385
Course Outcomes

Critical Interpretation

Students will learn to interpret the documents and rhetoric of this community which will help them understand the intellectual, cultural and political thought of Latinos over the last 100 years.

Historical Knowledge of Latinos in the U.S.

Students will learn the history of Latinos in this country beginning with the circumstances which brought them to this country, the ways they have integrated or resisted integration, and the efforts they have made to claim their rights as citizens.

Critical Analysis

Students will learn the current state of Latino social and cultural integration in the Utah community.

Analytical Writing

Students will learn to write a major essay on the history of Latinos in order to understand the literature as well as the primary sources available on this community.