Study Latin American experiences within the United States and wider diaspora, and explore the intersections with issues of race, ethnicity, class, culture, gender and sexuality.
As a major or minor in Chicana/o-Latina/o Studies, you’ll learn about the history of people of Latin American descent within the United States and the wider diaspora. The Chicana/o-Latina/o Studies is an intercollegiate program, offering a broad array of courses covering four areas of concentration:
- Border and transnational studies
- Educación: social justice, formation and critical pedagogy
- Literature, art and representation
- Politics, social movements and labor
In these multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary classes, you’ll inquire, discuss and research issues of race, ethnicity, class, culture, gender and sexuality and how they intersect with the Latin American experience.
What You’ll Study
- One course in Chicana/o-Latina/o history
- Advanced Spanish
- Courses from each of the four areas of concentration
- Service learning or community engagement component
- Senior exercise