2018-2019 Catalog

Bachelor of Arts in Chicana/Chicano Studies

Degree Roadmap

Total Course Requirements for the Bachelor's Degree

See the "Requirements for the Bachelor's Degree" in the University Catalog for complete details on general degree requirements. A minimum of 40 units, including those required for the major, must be upper division.

Elective Requirements

Completion of elective courses (beyond the requirements listed below) to reach a total of a minimum of 120 units.

General Education Requirements (49 units)

See the "General Education" requirements in the University Catalog or the Class Schedule for the most current information on General Education requirements and course offerings.

Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement

See the "Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement" in the University Catalog.

Minor Requirements

No minor required.

Major Requirements (39 units)

The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required of all candidates for this degree.

A.  Required Courses (21 units)

1. Lower Division Required Courses (6 units):

A. Select one of the following courses:
CHS 100Chicana/o Cultural Roots

3

CHS 205Introduction to Chicano Literature

3

B. Select one of the following:
CHS 200Key Themes in Chicano/a and Latino/a History

3

CHS 212Introduction to Comparative Ethnic and Global Societies

3

2. Upper Division Required Courses (12 units):

CHS 300Critical Issues Chicana/o Studies

3

CHS 401Theories Methods Chicana/o Studies

3

Select one of the following courses (3 units)
CHS 460Las Chicanas

3

CHS 486Chicana/o Family & Gender Issues

3

Select one of the following (3)
CHS 344Chicana/o History I

3

CHS 346Chicana/o History II

3

CHS 480Chicano Folklore

3

B. Capstone Requirement (3 units):

CHS 490Senior Seminar Chicana/o Studies

3

C. Electives (18 units):

1. Select three courses from the Cultural and Historical Inquiry Area (9 units):

CHS 325Chicana/o Movement

3

CHS 340 Native American and Chicana Women’s Prose

3

CHS 344Chicana/o History I

3

CHS 345Identity in the Americas

3

CHS 346Chicana/o History II

3

CHS 410Chicana/o Popular Culture

3

CHS 450Precolombian Literature of Mexico

3

CHS 480Chicano Folklore

3

CHS 486Chicana/o Family & Gender Issues

3

CHS 494Independent Study

1-3

CHS 495Special Topics Chicana/o Studies

1-3

CHS 496Internship Chicana/o Studies

3

CHS 497Directed Reading

1-3

CHS 498Directed Research in Chicana/o Studies

1-3

ANT 333Ancient Peoples Of Mexico

3

HIS 366Colonial Latin America

3

HIS 367Modern Latin America

3

HIS 368Mexico: Colonial Period

3

SPA 351Contemporary Hispanic Culture: Spanish-Speaking America

3

SPA 456Literature of Spanish America

3

SPA 461 Lecturas Mexicanas y Chicanas

3

ART 363Latin American Art

3

2. Select three courses from the Social, Political, and Educational Inquiry Area (9 units)



CHS 315Changing Dynamics in Raza Communities

3

CHS 323 U.S. Immigration Citizenship: A Latino Perspective

3

CHS 330Mexican and Latino Identities in the United States

3

CHS 335Urban Youth Gangs in LA

3

CHS 396Practicum in Chicana/o Studies

3 units

CHS 400Chicana/o Issues in Education

3

CHS 460Las Chicanas

3

CHS 471Mexican Thought, Social Activism, and Political Ideology

3

CHS 494Independent Study

1-3

CHS 495Special Topics Chicana/o Studies

1-3

CHS 496Internship Chicana/o Studies

3

CHS 497Directed Reading

1-3

CHS 498Directed Research in Chicana/o Studies

1-3

PSY 380Psychology of the Mexican American I

3

POL 343Pol Beh in Latin America

3

POL 344 Latin America: The Revolutionary Tradition

3

SPA 435 A Sociolinguistic Approach to Chicano/Latino Dialect

3