Chicano Studies (CS)

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES

CS 101 Introduction to Chicano Studies 3(3-0)

Overview of the historical, political and socio-cultural experience of the Chicano. (F,S,SS)

CS 136 (HIST 136) The Southwest United States 3(3-0)
This course traces the culture and historical development of the southwestern United States, including cultural contributions of the American Indian and Hispanic peoples. (*)

CS 220 (ENG 220) Survey of Chicano Literature 3(3-0)
Survey of outstanding contemporary Chicano works. Literature deals with Chicano themes, including analysis of folklore and myth. (S)

CS 230 (SW 230) Chicano: Social and Psychological Study 3(3-0)
Social and psychological forces faced in the Chicano community. (F)

CS 240 Chicana Writers (WS 240) 3(3-0)
Survey of Chicana writers from the early 1900's to the present. Along with the literature, aspects of history, sociology and politics will be incorporated. (*)

CS 246 (HIST 246) History of Mexico 3(3-0)
This course surveys the major political, economic, social and cultural developments of Mexico from pre-Columbian times to the present. (*)

CS 291 Special Topics (1-3 VAR)
Topics in Chicano studies, identified by student/faculty interest. Prior work in Chicano studies desirable. (*)

CS 303 Chicano Labor History in the United States 3(3-0)
Chicano experience in the American labor market from 1848 to present. (*)

CS 306 (WS 306) La Chicana 3(3-0)
A social cultural and historical overview of the Chicana experience and contributions. (F,S)

CS 325 (SW 325) Health in the Chicano Community 3(3-0)
Health care traditions and current health care systems in the barrio. (S)

CS 401 (WS 401) Third World Feminisms 3(3-0) 
This course focuses on Third World women’s challenging views of global feminism and feminist representations of other women. (*)

CS 489 (HIST 489) Borderlands 3(3-0)
History of the Mexican cession to the U.S. from its Indian and Hispanic origins to the present. Prerequisite: CS/HIST 136 or HIST 211 or HIST 201 or HIST 202, or permission of instructor. (*)

CS 491 Special Topics (1-3 VAR)
Topics in Chicano Studies, identified by student/faculty interest. Prior work in Chicano Studies desirable. (*)

CS 493 Seminar (1-3 VAR)
Various problems within the realm of Chicano studies; in-depth, integrated approach. Prerequisite: CS 101. (S)

CS 495 Independent Study (1-3 VAR)
Special topics dealing with the Chicano and society. Prerequisite: CS 101. (F,S,SS