Mexican and Mexican-American Studies Minor

This minor is designed to introduce students to a variety of topics and issues in the history, politics, arts, and migration of Mexicans and to give them the opportunity to study Mexico and its Diaspora in the United States. The program is offered as a minor field that complements a wide array of majors. It is particularly valuable for students who wish to combine an interest in Mexico with majors such as History, Education, Sociology, Anthropology, or Political Science.

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

Students must complete four courses (12 credits), two of which are the required courses:

Credits
LAC 267Introduction to Latin America and the Caribbean II

3

LAC 268History of Mexico

3

Courses in Mexican and Mexican American Studies

The remaining two may be chosen from the list of courses in Mexican and Mexican American Studies and the list of relevant courses in the Humanities and Social Sciences.

Credits
LAC 268History of Mexico

3

LAC 364Through Foreign Eyes: Outsiders look at Mexico

3

SPA 346Introduction to Mexican and Chicano/a Literatures

3

LAC 352Special Topics in Hispanic Literature

3

LAC 363Mexican Migration to the U.S.: History, Culture, and Civil Rights

3

Relevant Courses in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Credits
LAC 267Introduction to Latin America and the Caribbean II

3

LAC 312Latino Migrations

3

LAC 319Latinos in Film

3

LAC 347Race and Ethnicity in Latin America and the Caribbean

3

LAC 318Early Civilizations of Mexico and Central America

3

LAC 332Political Systems in Latin America

3