Latinos are persons who can trace their roots to Mexico and other Latin American countries. They are a diverse population that includes groups that have lived continuously in the United States for more than 150 years as well as those who have arrived in the United States more recently.
- A foundation of the history, diversity of culture, contributions and challenges in the 21st century for the Latino population in the United States.
- Development of strong skills in critical thinking, communication, theory and analysis.
- Engagement with faculty who are experts in a variety of academic fields, and are active in research, publication and community service.
- Attentive academic advising and mentoring to guide students in their careers and community engagement activities.
- Flexible course formats, with a mix of in-person, fully online, and hybrid courses.
- Connections to the robust community of Latino student groups on campus.
Our alumni gain entrance into highly competitive academic and professional graduate programs in fields such as social work, library science and law enforcement at schools like the University of Chicago, University of Southern California and UC Berkeley.
Our students graduate the Chicano - Latino Studies program at Portland State University with skills and knowledge they can’t learn anywhere else, preparing them for jobs in education, healthcare, business, and government and nonprofits that serve communities with significant Latino populations.
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- Mexican American/Chicano History I, 1492-1900
- Latino Popular Culture
- Mayas, Aztecs and Chicanos
- Chicanx/Latinx Film
- Southwestern Borderlands
- Public Art: Mexican-American/Chicano Muralism
- Latinos in Education
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To enroll as a freshman (first year), you must have completed secondary school or high school. Your education must be equivalent to United States secondary school or high school education.
- You must have a cumulative (overall) grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 when converted to the U.S. 4.0 grading scale.
- Meet the English Language Proficiency Requirement. You may be admitted to Portland State University and an Intensive English Language Program (IELP) pathway if you do not meet PSU's English Language Proficiency Requirement. Learn more about PSU’s English language programs.
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International29837 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 29837 USD per year and a duration of .
National29837 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 29837 USD per year and a duration of .
In-State10081 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 10081 USD per year and a duration of .
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.