American Cultural Studies Program, University Interdisciplinary Programs
The program for Raza Latina Studies is designed to educate students about Chicano/Latino cultures and community. It will provide in-depth study of the history, culture, traditions, politics and experiences. This program is recommended for students interested in working with/learning about the Chicano/Latino community. The minor requires 23-27 credits, of which 16 will be required and the remainder, elective. It is recommended that the electives come from the social science, history, literature and language offerings below, though other courses may be chosen under advisement of the Raza Latina Studies minor coordinator. Students also have the option of framing an Independent Study Project with the approval of the minor coordinator.
For more information, contact Dr. Lysa Rivera, coordinator of the Raza Latina Studies minor, or Dr. Lawrence Estrada, Director of American Cultural Studies
Why Consider a Raza Latina Studies Minor?
The Raza Latina Studies Minor is for students interested in working with/learning about the growing Chicano/Latino community in the U.S. It provides an in-depth study of the history, culture, traditions, politics, diaspora and experiences of diverse peoples.
How to Declare (Admission and Declaration Process):
A grade of C- or better is required for a student’s major or minor courses, and supporting courses for majors and minors.