Mar 17, 2018  
2016-2017 Catalog 
2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chicana/o Studies, B.A. - 120 units

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Summary of Units:

Lower Division Major Requirements 9-11
Upper Division Major Requirements 36-38
Additional General Education  and other Graduation Requirements   71-75
Total Units 120

Students are encouraged to identify a minor, or possible major, in a related discipline such as English, History, Political Science, Sociology, or Spanish.

Lower Division Core Requirements 9-11 units

CHS Introductory Courses - 6-7 units

Language Requirement - 3-4 units

Note: The Program strongly encourages further language study

Upper Division Requirements - 36-38 units

Theory and Methods - 6-7 units

Required Courses:

History and Society - 6 units

Art and Culture - 3 units

Transborder Issues - 12-13 units

Internship or Service Learning Capstone - 3 units

Select either one or a combination of the following two courses:

Upper Division Electives - 6 units

The following courses can satisfy major requirements, depending on the topic. See Chicana/o Studies faculty Advisor:


Courses Fulfilling American Institution Requirement.

Additional General Education and other Graduation Requirements - 71-75 units

To graduate, students must complete 120 units minimum (40 units must be upper division) including all General Education  (GE) and Graduation Requirements  .  The following areas must be included:

  • Additional lower division A-E GE requirements not met within the major
  • Nine units of Upper Division Interdisciplinary GE (UDIGE), courses numbered 330-349 or 430-449. Six units may be within the major, 3 units must be outside the major (C or better grades)
  • Multicultural Requirement (C or better grade)
  • Language Requirement (C or better grade)
  • American Institutions Requirement
  • Free electives as needed to meet minimum units for graduation


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