Mar 01, 2021  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mexican American Studies Minor

Mexican American Studies (also known as Chicano Studies) is a multi-disciplinary concentration that will expose students to a wide range of topics relevant to the Mexican-American experience. This course of study will offer students valuable insights and skills to complement most majors in Nursing, Business, Education, Social Sciences, Arts, and Humanities. 


The Mexican American Studies Minor requires a minimum of 18 hours of designated coursework. Students who select this minor must consult with and have approval of the Mexican American Studies Coordinator or the Academic Advisor to establish a degree plan. This should be done prior to completing 6 semester hours of coursework listed for the program.

Students may choose from the following courses. All courses are taught in English except for SPAN.

Introduction: Required of all students

Political/Social Science: Three hours are required from this component.


Students may elect to count six hours from either their major, or the college foreign language requirement (SPAN 1311 and SPAN 1312) towards the minor in Mexican American Studies.  

Topics (4390) courses can be taken in any participating discipline as electives when the topics are appropriate and approved by the program coordinator.

*ENGL 4361  will count when the topic is appropriate and approved by the program advisor.

**Requires COMM 1370 .