Graduate Concentration in Latino and Latin American Studies

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Students pursuing a graduate concentration in Latin American Studies at Northern Illinois University acquire specialized knowledge by completing designated graduate level courses in a variety of disciplines. This interdisciplinary approach exposes them to diverse texts, different ways of analyzing evidence, and comparative perspectives. Successful completion of the concentration will be noted on the student's transcript.

Important

Since the Center for Latino and Latin American Studies is not a degree-offering unit, all graduate degrees are obtained through the student's major department, whose special requirements must be met. The concentration is available to students in good standing in any graduate program in the university. Faculty who regularly teach courses eligible for the concentration come from a variety of departments.

Recommendations

Students interested in pursuing this concentration should consult with their graduate program director as well as the director of Latino and Latin American Studies to determine the set of courses to be used for the concentration.

Requirements

Students must complete electives from courses in at least two different departments. All requirements for the concentration in Latin American Studies must be completed within a period of six consecutive years.

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Contact Us

Center for Latino and Latin American Studies
Northern Illinois University
515 Garden Rd.
DeKalb, IL 60115
815-753-1531
latinostudies@niu.edu