Minor in Latina/o and Latin American Studies

Demonstrate Your Value to Globally Trending Companies

The northern and southern American continents have been linked since prehistoric times through migration, colonization and trade. Your minor in Latina/Latino American Studies from University of Houston-Clear Lake will augment nearly any major and indicate your broad knowledge of the history and cultural heritage of this diverse people group. You’ll explore topics including the geography of Latin America, the psychology of Latinos and Latinas in the U.S., Peoples of Mexico and Central America, and Texas and the Borderlands. 

Opportunities to Change Your Life and Your World

This minor will improve your ability to communicate in written and oral formats, which will increase your value to the many employers who work with people of Latin American descent. At the completion of these courses, you can illustrate your ability to advise and create informed public policy by drawing on your knowledge of Latin American history and culture.

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Admission Requirements

University of Houston-Clear Lake's College of Human Science and Humanities wants to help you reach your educational goals. Discover the admissions requirements that will let you become the next UHCL Hawk.



Degree Requirements

This degree has a specific set of courses you’ll need to complete before you can graduate from University of Houston-Clear Lake. Learn more about the classes that will help you complete the requirements of this degree. 


Degree Plan

Students wishing to declare the Minor in Latina/o and Latin American Studies must meet with an Academic Advisor in the HSH Advising Office to complete the necessary paperwork and to have the Minor added to their degree plan.


Cost Information

Investigate the direction of your future with this look into the prospective costs of a degree from UHCL.


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Deadlines for Applying

  • Freshman Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority - February 1
    Final - August 1

  • Spring

    Priority - September 1
    Final - December 1


  • Transfer Deadlines
  • Spring 2018
    Priority – January 4
    Final – January 16
  • Summer 2018
    Priority Deadline (Summer I and II)– May 22
    Final (Summer I) – June 5
    Final (Summer II) – July 9
  • Fall 2018
    Priority – August 13
    Final – August 27

Summer I and II Priority Application deadline for undergraduate transfer, former and non-degree seeking undergraduate/graduate students. Students who apply after this date must submit all required documentation with their paper application in the Office of Admissions and will be processed for late registration.
  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority – March 1
    Final  – June 1

  • Spring*

    Priority – August 1
    Final – November 1

  • Summer

    Priority – February 1
    Final – April 1

*The application deadline for Spring 2018 Undergraduate applicants has been extended to December 13, 2017. Students who are in the U.S. and interested in applying for the Spring 2018 semester should contact dumbre@uhcl.edu for the application and application requirements. Students will not be able to apply online for the Spring 2018 semester.

Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline

Freshman will not be accepted for Summer semester


Locations

  University of Houston-Clear Lake
 

University of Houston-Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-283-7600

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Minor in Latina/o and Latin American Studies Faculty

Diana Bowen
Diana Bowen

Diana Bowen

Assistant Professor of Communication,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3354
Email: bowend@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 2233.04

Faculty Bio

Christina Cedillo
Christina Cedillo

Christina Cedillo

Assistant Professor of Writing,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3483
Email: cedilloc@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 1508.12

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Stephen Cherry
Stephen Cherry

Stephen Cherry

Associate Professor of Sociology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3434
Email: cherry@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 1508

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Daniel Haworth
Daniel Haworth

Daniel S. Haworth

Associate Professor of History,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3322
Email: haworth@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 1508

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Christine Kovic
Christine Kovic

Christine Kovic

Associate Professor of Anthropology and Cross-Cultural Studies,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3365
Email: kovic@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 2617.04

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Roberta Leal

Roberta Leal

Visiting Assistant Professor of Social Work,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3495
Email: LealR@uhcl.edu
Office: Arbor Central 1307.11

Faculty Bio

Beth Merfish

Beth Merfish

Assistant Professor of Art History,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3432
Email: merfish@uhcl.edu
Office: B2121.12

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Wanalee Romero
Wanalee Romero

Wanalee Romero

Lecturer of Literature and First-Year Experience,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3423
Email: romero@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 1508.10

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Desdamona Rios
Desdamona Rios

Desdamona Rios

Assistant Professor of Social Psychology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3457
Email: rios@uhcl.edu
Office:  Bayou 2121.06

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