About the Chicano/Latino Studies Program

The Chicano/Latino Studies Program at Michigan State University began in 1997 to serve scholarly and community needs. Academically, the CLS program offers dynamic courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. The program administers and offers an undergraduate minor, a graduate certificate, and a PhD in Chicano/Latino Studies. We invite you to explore our website and learn more about what the Chicano/Latino Studies Program has to offer.

For more information about the program, please contact the director at cls@msu.edu or by phone at 517-353-8685. Be sure to like our Facebook page to stay up-to-date on CLS events happening at MSU, and around the country.


This semester students of Dr. Saldivar‘s CLS 201- Introduction to Chicano/Latino Studies course were invited to interrogate constructions of Chicanx and Latinx. First year CLS 201 student, Areli C├írdenas, presents her CLS Final…



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