2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin

LLS 100 Latinx People and Justice in New York: Freshman Year Seminar

3 hours 

This course is an interdisciplinary and comparative study of Latinx people and their experiences of justice and injustice in New York City. The course will focus on the relationships between Latinx people in New York City (Puerto Ricans, Mexicans, Cubans, Dominicans, and other groups from Central and South America) and concepts that impact justice such as assimilation, discrimination, integration, pluralism, racism and segregation. Students will take field trips to various sites in which Latinx people experience in/justice, such as the courtroom, food banks, etc. Students will also develop an understanding of the college experience, academic processes and expectations.




This course satisfies the John Jay College Option: Justice and the Individual (100-level) area of the Gen Ed Program. This course is a First Year Seminar and is restricted to Freshmen only.