Oct 22, 2021  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 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
Additional General Education  and other Graduation Requirements   74-75
Total Units 120

Students are encouraged to identify a minor, or possible second major, in a related discipline such as: Sociology, Spanish, History, Psychology, Political Science, Health Science, or 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 or Mixtec Language course Units: 3-4
  • Any Upper Division Spanish course Units: 3

Lower Division Requirements - 6 units

Upper Division Requirements - 36 units

NOTE: CHS 490  Special Topics and/or CHS 497  Directed Studies may satisfy major requirements, depending on the topic. See Chicana/o Studies Major Advisor for more information.

Internship, Senior Thesis, or Community-based Research Capstone - 3 units

Complete one from the following:

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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