Mexican American Studies (MXAS)

MXAS 3301  Introduction to Mexican American Studies  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

AN INTRODUCTION TO THE AREA OF CHICANO STUDIES INCLUDING THE CULTURAL, HISTORICAL, AND LINGUISTIC APPROACHES. THIS BASIC COURSE INCLUDES THE STUDY OF MAJOR AUTHORS, SIGNIFICANT HISTORICAL EVENTS, AND IMPORTANT LINGUISTIC CONSIDERATIONS.

MXAS 3307  Mexican American Folklore  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

STUDIES FOLKLORE THROUGH SELECTED EXAMPLES OF TRADITIONAL MEXICAN AND MEXICAN AMERICAN CULTURE.  POSSIBLE TOPICS INCLUDE:  FOLK SONGS, FOLK HEALING, FOLK ART, FOODS, TESTIMONIALS, TALES, PROVERBS, RIDDLES, OR OTHER CULTURAL ELEMENT CHARACTERISTICS OF THE MEXICAN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE.

MXAS 3311  Mexican American Literature  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

AN ANALYSIS OF CHICANO LITERATURE. SPECIAL EMPHASIS WILL BE GIVEN TO THE NEW CONSCIOUSNESS OF THE CHICANO IN THE MOST CURRENT LITERATURE OF THE VARIOUS GENRES.

MXAS 4390  Topics in Mexican American Studies  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

MAY BE REPEATED WHEN TOPICS VARY.