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2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC 299 - Latino and Latin American Perspectives

(3 S.H.)

This course investigates Latino demographic growth in Minnesota and creates intercultural exchanges between WSU students and Latino K-12 students with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Winona. The course will address issues pertinent to citizen development, such as community-based learning and mentoring. Students will also learn about the history of racism, prejudice, and cultural deficit theory in the United States. Students will understand their own personal biases, where these biases came from, and how to think critically about contemporary issues pertinent to Latino populations in Minnesota. This course meets the requirements for USP: Contemporary Citizenship and Democratic Institutions. Grade only. Offered each semester.

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