Chicana/o Studies Major

Preparation for the major: Chicana/o Studies 10A, 10B, Spanish 5 or equivalent.


A total of 11 upper division courses, including Chicana and Chicano Studies 101; one service learning course from 100SL, M105SL, M164SL, M170SL, or from the approved list available in the department office each term; two related study courses from the approved list of courses outside the department (related study includes courses that provide a comparative perspective to Chicana and Chicano studies and/or a contextualization of Chicana and Chicano communities in the world); one advanced seminar (191) or another course by petition to the department Chair; and a concentration of four courses in one area listed below and two courses in a second area:

Border and Transnational Studies

Chicana and Chicano Studies M110, 120, M124, 125, M126, 132, 143, M144, M147, 151, 152, M154, M155, M156A, M156B, 163, 176, 184, 191

Expressive Arts

Chicana and Chicano Studies M103C, M103D, M103G, 104, M108A, M115, M116, 117, M135, M175, M185, M186A, M186AL, M186B, M186BL, M186C, M186CL, M187, 188, 191

History, Literature, and Language of the Americas

Chicana and Chicano Studies M105A, M105B, M105C, M105D, M105E, 105F, 109, M110, 111, M114, 131, 132, M133, M139, 141, 142, 143, 157, M158, M159A, M159B, 160, 168A, 168B, 169, 171, M173, 181, M182, M183, 184, M187, 188

Labor, Law, and Policy Studies

Chicana and Chicano Studies M102, M106, 119, 120, M121, M122, 123, M127, M128, M130, 148, 149, 150, 151, 152, M156A, M156B, 165, 166, M174A, M174B, M174C, 177, 178, 179, 188, 191

No more than 8 units of 188, 191, and 199 courses may be applied toward the major; enrollment in the courses must be approved in writing by the department chair. Each major course must be taken for a letter grade, and students must have an overall grade-point average of 2.0 or better.

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