Nov 13, 2018  
2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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

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Summary of Units:

Spanish Language Requirement 3-4
Lower Division Major Requirements 6
Upper Division Major Requirements 36-38
Additional General Education  and other Graduation Requirements   72-75
Total Units 120

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

Spanish Language Requirement - 3-4 units

Note: Only one semester of Spanish Language course is required, but the program strongly encourages further language study.

  • Any Spanish Language course Units: 3-4
  • Any Upper Division Spanish course Units: 3

Lower Division Requirements - 6 units

Upper Division Requirements - 36-38 units

Theory and Methods - 6-7 units

Required Courses:

Note: Other methods course may be substituted as approved by Chicana/o Studies faculty advisor Units: 3-4

History and Society - 6 units

Art and Culture - 3 units

Transborder Issues - 12-13 units

Upper Division Electives - 6 units

Internship or Service Learning Capstone - 3 units

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

Additional General Education and other Graduation Requirements - 72-75 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 major
  • Nine units of Upper Division Interdisciplinary GE (UDIGE) courses, numbered 330-349 or 430-449. Six units may be within major, three units must be outside 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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