Chicano Studies (CHICANO)
CHICANO 150 INTRODUCTION TO CHICANO STUDIES (DV)(GE) 3 Units
Identifies and interprets internal and external cultural experiences converging to form the present day Chicano.
CHICANO 200 CHICAN@ LITERATURE TO 1980 (DV)(GE) 3 Units
Identifies and interprets Chican@ literature in a social and historical context with emphasis on texts written before 1980. All Spanish language texts are provided in translation. (Also offered as ENGLISH 200 by Languages & Literatures)
CROSS-LISTED: CHICANO 200 AND ENGLISH 200
CHICANO 201 CONTEMPORARY CHICANO LITERATURE (DV)(GE) 3 Units
Analyzes contemporary Chicano drama, fiction, and poetry within their cultural and historical context: examined from a traditional formalist approach and as a human expression. (Also offered as ENGLISH 201)
CROSS-LISTED: CHICANO 201 AND ENGLISH 201
CHICANO 310 HISTORY IN THE US: 19TH CENTURY ROOTS & 20TH CENTURY DEVELOPMENT (DV)(GE) 3 Units
Interprets historical events of the U.S. and their impact on the Chicano emphasizing 19th century roots and 20th century development. Takes an in depth look at implications of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo and 20th century Mexican Immigration.
CHICANO 320 POLITICS OF THE CHICANO (DV)(GE) 3 Units
A comprehensive analysis of Chicano life as it relates to U.S. governmental institutions. Chicanos are presented in terms of their political, social, and religious affiliations; their economic and occupational status; and their family life and language relationships to the U.S. Federal System of Government. This study views Chicanos from two separate perspectives: as a self-contained ethnic minority and as a part of the broader U.S. population.
CHICANO 330 CHICANO AND LATINO AMERICAN THOUGHT (DV)(GE) 3 Units
A close analysis of the ideological perspectives of the Hispanic Movement will show that the issues inherent in this movement are not new ones. The Hispanic situation, that of a conquered people, traces its beginnings to the early XVI century with the conquest of Tenochtitlan by Hernan Cortes. Essays from both the conqueror and the conquered will be studied that show that ideologically Aztlan and Latino American countries have a similar point of reference.
CHICANO 490 WORKSHOP Repeatable 1-3 Units
Variable topics. Group activity oriented presentations emphasizing "hands on" and participatory instructional techniques.
CHICANO 491 TRAVEL STUDY Repeatable 1-3 Units
Variable topics. Faculty-led courses abroad.
CHICANO 494 SEMINAR Repeatable 1-3 Units
Variable topics. Group activity. An advanced course of study in a defined subject matter area emphasizing a small group in intense study with a faculty member.
CHICANO 496 SPECIAL STUDIES Repeatable 1-3 Units
Variable topics. Group activity. Not offered regularly in the curriculum but offered on topics selected on the basis of timeliness, need, and interest, and generally in the format of regularly scheduled Catalog offerings. Repeatable a maximum of three times.
CHICANO 498 INDEPENDENT STUDY Repeatable 1-3 Units
Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable three times for a maximum of 9 credits.