Dec 04, 2022  
2019-2020 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chicano and Latino Studies, B.A.


(120 units)

Requirements


A minimum of 33 units is required for the major in Chicano and Latino Studies; 6 lower division and 27 upper-division units.

Lower Division (6 units):


Upper Division (27 units)


Take 15 units of electives from the following:


Departmental Language Requirement:


Take one of the following options:

Two years of college Spanish


Successful completion of the following course:


High School Advanced Placement Exam in Spanish Language or Literature


A score of 4 or above on the high school advanced placement exam in Spanish language or literature

Successful completion of a CHLS department proficiency exam


Special Track


In addition to the general major in Chicano and Latino Studies, the department also offers a program for students who wish to complete a Special Track major in Chicano and Latino Studies. Within the Special Track, students may receive up to a maximum of 6 units of credit for upper division Chicano and Latino Studies related course work taken from other disciplines. Students wishing to pursue the Special Track major must develop an approved program of study in consultation with the Chicano and Latino Studies Department chair and/or academic advisor.

The Special Track consists of 33 units total, 27 of which must be upper division, including the following:

Lower Division (6 units):


Upper Division (27 units)


Special Track (15 units):


A maximum of 6 units of course work from other disciplines, selected with the approval of the Chicano and Latino Studies Department advisor. Students must also complete CHLS Upper Division electives (9 units) from the following:

Language Requirement:

The language requirement may be met by one of the following options:

Two years of college Spanish

Successful completion of the following:

High School Advanced Placement Exam in Spanish Language or Literature

A score of 4 or above on the high school advanced placement exam in Spanish language or literature

Successful completion of a CHLS department proficiency exam