Our Latino Culture, Economy and Policy degree will provide you with the foundation you need to examine the culture, history, economics, policy/politics, language, literature, sociology, anthropology, economics and creative accomplishments of Hispanics/Latinos.
You will be taught by an interdisciplinary group of faculty who will guide you through curriculum specifically designed to give you a competitive edge when applying for future career opportunities.
A degree in Latino Culture, Economy and Policy will prepare you for key positions in:
We offer three Undergraduate Research Fellowships annually that are designed to reflect your unique interests, as well as foster work that is integrated into the faculty mentor’s ongoing research.
As a Latina/o and Mexican-American Studies Undergraduate Research Fellow, you will receive a stipend and be required to successfully complete two semesters of research. Learn more at lmas.unt.edu/fellowship.
Multiple events are sponsored and co-sponsored by our program annually to promote community engagement and increase an awareness and knowledge of the Latina/o diaspora. Annually, we invite distinguished lecturers and artists to present their research and/or creative works. Some previous presenters include: Julian Castro, Dolores Huerta, Sandra Luz Lopez Barroso and John Valdez. Visit lmas.unt.edu/news for information on upcoming events.
In addition to the University core curriculum, you must complete all the classes and electives required by the program. All required courses provide a foundation for understanding the socio-economic and political experiences of Latinas/os in the United States. The elective tracks deepen students’ knowledge of Latinas/os in the areas of culture and humanities such as: policy and politics or country of origins study. The Latino Culture, Economy and Policy degree consists of 30 hours including: