Chicano Studies (CHICANO)

Courses

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 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.