Degree Requirements

Chicano/Latino Studies offers a minor and a certificate. The certificate is less than a major but more than a minor. The certificate requires Spanish 301 and 302, while the minor does not. Both can be earned while satisfying University Studies requirements or major/minor requirements.

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Chicano/Latino Studies Certificate (36 credits)

The certificate requires Spanish 301 and 302.

Core Courses (24 credits)

Courses Credits
ChLa 201 Introduction to Chicano/Latino Studies 4
ChLa 301U Chicano/Latino Communities 4
ChLa 302U Survey of Chicano/Latino Literature 4
ChLa 303U Chicano/Latina Experience 4
Span 301/301H & 302/302H Third-year Spanish/Heritage 8

Upper-Division Electives (12 credits)

One 400-level course and two others from the following:

Courses Credits
ChLa 325/HST 325 Mexican-American/Chicano History I, 1492-1900 4
ChLa 326U/HST 326 Mexican-American Chicano History II, 1900-Present 4
ChLa 330U Latino Popular Culture 4
ChLa 331 Barrio Culture: Art and Language 4
ChLa 335 Chicano/Latin American Film 4
ChLa 340 Mayas, Aztecs and Chicanos 4
ChLa 375U Southwestern Borderlands 4
ChLa 380U Latinos, The Economy & Politics 4
ChLa 390U Latinos in the Pacific Northwest 4
ChLa 399/399U Special Studies 1-8
ChLa 401 Research 1-8
ChLa 405 Reading and Conference 1-8
ChLa 407 Seminar 1-8
ChLa 408 Workshop 1-8
ChLa 410 Selected Topics 1-8
ChLa 411 Chicano/Latino History Seminar 4
ChLa 414 Chicano/Latino Literature 4
ChLa 450U Latinos and Education (JR/SR) 4

Chicano/Latino Studies Minor (28 credits)

The minor does not require Spanish 301 and 302.

Core Courses (16 credits)

Courses Credits
ChLa 201 Introduction to Chicano/Latino Studies 4
ChLa 301U Chicano/Latino Communities 4
ChLa 302U Survey of Chicano/Latino Literature 4
ChLa 303U Chicana/Latina Experience 4

Upper-Division Electives (12 credits)

One 400-level course and two others from the following:

Courses Credits
ChLa 325/HST 325 Mexican-American/Chicano History I, 1492-1900 4
ChLa 326U/HST 326 Mexican-American/Chicano History II, 1900-Present 4
ChLa 330U Latino Popular Culture 4
ChLa 331 Barrio Culture: Art & Language 4
ChLa 335 Chicano/Latin American Film 4
ChLa 340 Mayas, Aztecs and Chicanos 4
ChLa 375U Southwestern Borderlands
ChLa 380U Latinos, The Economy & Politics 4
ChLa 390U Latinos in the Pacific Northwest  4
ChLa 399/399U Special Studies 1-8
ChLa 401 Research 1-8
ChLa 405 Reading and Conference 1-8
ChLa 407 Seminar 1-8
ChLa 408 Workshop 1-8
ChLa 410/510 Selected Topics 1-8
ChLa 411 Chicano/Latino History Seminar 4
ChLa 414 Chicano/Latino Literature 4
ChLa 450U Latinos and Education (JR/SR) 4