We live in an emerging global society where Latino and Latin American voices are becoming more and more significant. Latinos constitute the largest U.S. ethnic minority and Latin America is among the most important U.S. trading partners. This means that graduates with a degree in Latino and Latin American Studies have unique opportunities for careers in national and international settings, in the private and public sector and in research organizations and the U.S government. For more information, visit Northeastern’s Career Development Center.
General Education Requirement
Our LLAS-101 Introduction to Latino and Latin American Studies course fulfills a Social/Behavioral requirement for the NEIU General Education Program.
The Latino and Latin American Studies program sponsors events that promote its mission and enrich the University community. We often co-sponsor events with other campus programs that share our values and mission.
Ensemble Español presents holiday concerts
9 hours agoEnsemble Español, in residence at Northeastern Illinois University, will present its annual Family Holiday Concert Series and Concierto Familiar in December. The sold-out Tales of Spain…
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Alfred Frankowski publishes first book in ‘Philosophy of Race’ series
Monday, November 23, 2015Northeastern Illinois University Assistant Professor of Philosophy Alfred Frankowski has published a new book, the first authored title in Lexington Books’ new “Philosophy of Race”…