We live in an emerging global society where Latina/o and Latin American voices are becoming more and more significant. Latina/os 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 Latina/o 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 Latina/o and Latin American Studies course fulfills a Social/Behavioral requirement for the NEIU General Education Program.
The Latina/o and Latin American Studies program sponsors events that promote its mission and enrich the University community. We often co-sponsor events with other University programs that share our values and mission.
Noteworthy at Northeastern: Take the tour
5 days agoNortheastern Illinois University’s El Centro and Carruthers Center locations will be featured in the annual Open House Chicago event this weekend. Read about their participation,…
Noteworthy at Northeastern: Looking greener
Friday, October 5, 2018The Jacob H. Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies is looking a little greener these days after the installation of a solar hot water system.…
Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation grant funds solar hot water system at Carruthers Center
Friday, October 5, 2018With the aid of a $20,000 grant from the Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation and a $34,840 contribution by the NEIU Student Green Fee Fund,…