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2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 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

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

Upper Division Electives - 6 units

Internship or Service Learning Capstone - 3 units

Complete either course or a combination from the following two courses:

Additional General Education and other Graduation Requirements

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

  • Additional lower division GE Area A-E requirements not met within major
  • American Institutions Requirement
  • Language Requirement (C- or better grade)
  • Multicultural Perspectives (MP) Mission Pillar Requirement
  • Nine units of Upper Division General Education (UDGE) courses, one each in Areas UDGE-B, UDGE-C, and UDGE-D
  • Free electives as needed to meet minimum units for graduation


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