Chicano & Latino Studies Minor Programs

Students wishing to pursue a minor in Chicano and Latino Studies must complete 20 units of coursework. The department offers students three minor options (consul with your designated CALS advisor):

CALS Minor, Interdisciplinary Track

Students must take the courses listed below:
Class Name Class Title Units
CALS 350 Latino Cultural Studies 4
CALS 458 Chicano and Latino Studies Research and Methodology 4
In addition, choose Four (4) of the following:
Class Name Class Title Units
CALS 405 The Chicano/Latino Family 4
CALS 426 Chicano/Latino Sociolinguistics 4
CALS 432 Latinos in a Global Context 4
CALS 442 Race, Class and Gender Among Latinos 4
CALS 445 Chicano/Latino History 4
CALS 474 Major Authors in Chicano/Latino Literature 4
CALS 480 Latin American Migration to the United States 4

CALS Minor, Social Science Track

Students must take the courses listed below:
Class Name Class Title Units
CALS 339 Latinos in the U.S. Labor Market 3
CALS 395 Community Involvement Program 1-4
CALS 405 The Chicano/Latino Family 4
CALS 445 Chicano/Latino History 4
CALS 456 Sociology of Education/Latinos and Education 4
CALS 458 Chicano and Latino Studies Research and Methodology 4
CALS 480 Latin American Migration to the United States 4

CALS Minor, CALS Minor, Spanish Track

Students must take the courses listed below:
Class Name Class Title Units
CALS 225 Spanish for Bilinguals 4
or SPAN 202 Intermediate Spanish 4
CALS 350 Latino Cultural Studies 4
or CALS 458 Chicano and Latino Studies Research and Methodology 4
In addition, choose Two (2) of the following:
Class Name Class Title Units
CALS 374 Chicano/Latino Literature 3-4
CALS 426 Chicano/Latino Sociolinguistics 4
CALS 442 Race, Class and Gender Among Latinos 4
CALS 451 Chicano/Latino Humanities 3-4
CALS 456 Sociology of Education/Latinos and Education 4
CALS 474 Major Authors in Chicano/Latino Literature 4
CALS 480 Latin American Migration to the United States 4
In addition, choose one (1) advanced-level Spanish language course from the following:
Class Name Class Title Units
SPAN 301 Advanced Composition and Conversation 4
SPAN 305 Introduction to Literature 4
SPAN 307 Cultures of Latin America 4

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