May 11, 2021  
2020-2021 University Catalog 
    
2020-2021 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Ethnic Studies, Chicana and Chicano Studies Concentration, B.A.


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(120 UNITS)

 

Bachelor of Arts in Ethnic Studies


The Bachelor of Arts in Ethnic Studies includes three concentrations, from which students select one – African American Studies, Chicana and Chicano Studies or Asian American Studies. Through interdisciplinary study, the degree prepares students for further training in a wide range of fields, including education, social work, law, community development, and health. The B.A. in Ethnic Studies includes 21 units of shared core courses, 15 units of courses specific to each concentration, General Education, all-university requirements and free electives.

Chicana and Chicano Studies Concentration (15 units)


The Chicana and Chicano Studies concentration provides students with the opportunity to expand their critical thinking, communication and civic mindedness through an engaging and interdisciplinary curriculum focused on the arts, humanities and social sciences. The program offers an interdisciplinary education rooted in social justice-based traditions, writing, reading and expression. Students learn to be ethical, culturally competent leaders in their communities. Alumni have gone on to graduate school and careers in education, mass media, marketing, community development, community organizing, social work, medicine, law and a wide variety of positions in federal, state and government.

Upper Division (12 units)


Select from CHIC courses

Total (120 units)


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