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Latina/o/x STUDIES

Latina/o/x people enrich American culture with vast and significant contributions in literature and film, music and the arts, and timeless, treasured traditions rooted in history. Deepening our understanding of Latin American communities in the United States broadens our multicultural intelligence, inspires personal growth, and fosters social justice and equality for all. 

Explore the influential talents and heritage of Latin American people and ignite your multicultural awareness with a minor in Latina/o/x studies at St. Thomas Aquinas College. This 18-credit interdisciplinary program complements any major and equips students to carry forward an informed, inclusive mindset that will inspire others and change the world. 

New Program!

At a glance

  • Undergraduate minor
  • 18 Credits

Common Majors

  • Communicatons Arts
  • Educational Studies
  • History
  • Criminal Justice
  • Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
  • Spanish
  • Management

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Ignite Your Career With Experiential Learning

Build your résumé and explore diverse career possibilities through exciting internships, research projects with faculty members, and study abroad experiences. Learn, give back, and have fun by getting involved in your choice of more than 40 student clubs, activities, and community service opportunities.

Career Preparation & Mentoring

Small classes make a big difference to students at St. Thomas Aquinas College. Learn in a supportive academic community of world-class scholars who are set on your success. We will guide you through your college journey and challenge you to reach your full potential so you are prepared to excel in your future career.

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Career Options

A minor in Latina/o/x studies prepares students for advanced study and careers in a wide range of fields, including:

  • Business
  • Criminal Justice
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Social Services