Latino/Chicano Studies

 

Latino/Chicano Studies Minor (24-26 Credits)

To provide students with a broad knowledge base and the intellectual tools to understand the central questions, applications and language relevant to this field of inquiry. Courses focus on comparative topic issues, discipline specific approaches and practicum/experiential learning opportunities.

 

For more information, please contact: Dr. Maureen Dolan, 838-8292, dolanm@wou.edu; Dr. Jaime Marroquin, 838-9250, marroquinj@wou.edu; Dr. John Rector, 838-8294, rectorj@wou.edu.

 

Requirements

Core (12-14):

Select four courses, at least one in Social Science and one in Humanities.

  • ED 301 Introduction to Chicano/a Studies (4)
  • HST 454 Mexico and the Caribbean Since Independence (4)
  • HST 485 Mexican Foundations of Chicano(a)/Latino(a) History
  • HST 486 Chicano/a History (4)
  • SOC 435 Chicano(a)/Latino(a) Studies: Social Issues, Social Movements (3)
  • SPAN 317 Spanish for Bilingual/Heritage Speakers I (4)
  • SPAN 318 Spanish for Bilingual/Heritage Speakers II (4)
  • SPAN 319 Spanish for Bilingual/Heritage Speakers III (4)
  • SPAN/HUM 328 Introduction to Chicano/a Literature (4)
  • SPAN/HUM 342 Introduction to Chicano/a Life and Culture (4)

 

In consultation with an advisor, select four additional courses from courses above not already used and/or the following, with no more than two courses from any one department: (12)

 

  • ED 302 Multicultural Education and the American Experience (3)
  • GEOG 370 Human Migration (4)
  • GEOG 371 Mexico and Central America (4)
  • HST 490 Wests of Early America (4)
  • HST 491 Western US: 20th Century Issues (4)
  • SOC 406 Special Individual Studies (when related to Chicano(a)/Latino(a) Studies) (1-12)
  • SOC 407 Seminar: Special Topics in Sociology (when related to Chicano(a)/Latino(a) Studies) (3)
  • SOC 409 Practicum: Latino/a Ed Mentor (1-6)
  • SPAN 317 Spanish for Bilingual/Heritage Speakers I (4)
  • SPAN 318 Spanish for Bilingual/Heritage Speakers II (4)
  • SPAN 319 Spanish for Bilingual/Heritage Speakers III (4)
  • SPAN/HUM 340 Hispanic Civilization and Culture of Mexico (4)
  • SPAN 446 Migration and Borders in the Hispanic World (when related to Chicano(a)/Latino(a) Studies) (4)
  • SPAN 407 Seminar (when related to Chicano(a)/Latino(a) Studies) (1-6)

 

 

 
Contact

Division of Social Sciences 

503-838-8288 | or e-mail: ryalss@wou.edu Location: BELL 231