Northeastern Illinois University is the only four-year public university in the Midwest federally designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, and as such our Latino and Latin American Studies Program (LLAS) builds on the University's commitment to diversity and community partnerships.
You can do a lot with this major! Global Studies majors go on to successful careers in international business, academics, advocacy, politics, government, publishing, the arts, research, and much more.
All liberal arts degrees help students develop their Core Career Competencies, and Global Studies majors develop specific skills that are applicable to lots of different careers..These skills include:
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Deep understanding of the institutions and processes that shape the world
Cross-cultural knowledge and understanding
Critical thinking and creative problem-solving
Ability to formulate clear and persuasive messages
Listening, clarifying, questioning and responding skills
Ability to work well independently and collaboratively
We strive to combine classroom learning and active involvement in the community. LLAS classes are taught by faculty from an array of disciplines in education, the social sciences and humanities, who are committed to active learning through discussion, research and community engagement.
Programme Structure Introduction To Latino & Latin American Studies Writing Intensive Program: Culture & History Of Latinos Research Methods In Latino And Latin American Studies Internship In Latina/o & Latin American Studies
Academic Entry Requirement
Academic Requirements ACT or SAT scores High school graduates: You must arrange for your high school to electronically send or mail your official high school transcript (with your graduation date) to the Admissions Office. The $30 application fee is payable by mail (check or money order), online (debit or credit card) or in person (cash, check, money order, debit or credit card). If you are a Permanent Resident of the United States, provide a clear copy of your Permanent Resident card. An international applicant is a foreign student who plans to apply for, or is currently in the United States on a non-immigrant student visa.