Degree Requirements

The associate degree in Chicano Studies requires completion of the courses listed below. Additional general education and graduation requirements for the associate degree are listed in the catalog. The associate degree requires a minimum of 60 units.

Associate in Arts Degree: Chicano Studies

Courses Required for the MajorUnits
CHIC 110A, Introduction to Chicano Studies or
CHIC 110B, Introduction to Chicano Studies3
CHIC 130, Mexican Literature in Translation or
CHIC 135, Chicana/o Literature or
CHIC 138, Literature of La Raza in Latin America
CHIC 141A, United States History from a Chicano
CHIC 141B, United States History from a Chicano
CHIC 150, History of Mexico or
CHIC 170, La Chicana or
CHIC 201, Pre-Columbian Cultures of Meso-America or
CHIC 210, Chicano Culture3
Select one of the following courses:
SPAN 201, Third Course in Spanish or
SPAN 202, Fourth Course in Spanish
Total: 20

Recommended electives: Chicano Studies 110A, B, 130, 135, 138, 150, 170,  201, 290.