2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jun 19, 2024  
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LAS 210 - Hispanic Groups in the United States

Credits: 3
This course studies the Hispanic populations of the United States, focusing especially on the three largest Hispanic groups: Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, and Cubans. The class analyzes and compares how the different Hispanic groups handle reality, immigration, and the processes involved in adapting to life in the U.S.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Understand each group’s historical reasons for migration, place of settlement, how they were received in this country, and how those experiences shaped them differently.
  2. Analyze differences and similarities among the three major Hispanic groups in the United States.
  3. Understand class and cultural aspects of each group.
  4. Evaluate and compare these groups’ experiences with those of other Hispanic and non-Hispanic groups of immigrants.
  5. Explore and analyze his/her own family’s immigration history, conditions, and assimilation.

Prerequisite: None

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