The course presents a cultural analysis of the diversity within Chicano/Latino groups, particularly as represented in educational settings. The course will focus on the major historical roots and contemporary social issues that impact Latino groups in the United States. Emphasis is on cross-cultural interactions between cultural and linguistic groups. Communication styles, dialectical differences, demographics, immigration, educational issues, and relationships among Latinos and the majority culture will be discussed. Coursework can be applied to the Masters in Education. Required for Bilingual Authorization.