Whittier College will continue online instruction through the beginning of spring semester. In-person instruction will resume on February 21.
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Latinos and Latino cultures have to be studied with an eye towards the contributions of these immigrant groups in the United States, and with reference to the development of multiculturalism and globalization.
Although Latinos continue to come from every country in Latin America, their predecessors have produced a history in the United States and contributed to its development as a nation through their work, cultural perspectives and literary and artistic production spanning more than four centuries. As such, the minor also emphasizes an understanding of Mexico, Central and South America, and the Spanish-speaking Caribbean.