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Mexican and Latin-American Studies Courses

Mexican and Latin-American Studies Courses

Introduction to Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies

Course Number: M/LAT 1
Units: 3

Class: 3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Overview of the field of Chicana/o and atina/o Studies: History, literature, the arts and material culture, as well as sociological, political, economic, public policy, and philosophical perspectives on the experience of Latinos in the United States

 

History of Latinos in the United States: 1800 to Present

Course Number: M/LAT 10
Units: 3

Class: 3 hours lecture (GR)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: History of United States from 1800 to present with emphasis on the Latina/o Diaspora Survey of diverse experiences of Latina/o communities and their impact on culture, identity and politics in United States.

 

United States Relations with Mexico and
Latin America

Course Number: M/LAT 12
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Analysis of United States relations with Mexico and Latin America from colonial times to the present: U.S. involvement as it relates to the economic, cultural, and political situations of Mexico and Latin America through the years.

Civic Engagement in Latino Communities

Course Number: M/LAT 20
Units: 3 units
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR)
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Development and application of effective community action techniques for solving urban problems.

Introduction to Psychology of the Mexican-
American

Course Number: M/LAT 23
Units:3 units
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Principles of psychology as they relate to the Mexican-American community: Selected social problems such as prejudice, racial conflict, and deviancy in the Mexican-American community from a Mexican-American perspective.
AA/AS area 2, 5; CSU area D; IGETC area 4

Survey of Latin-American Films

Course Number: M/LAT 30A
Units:3 units
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Critical examination of historical and contemporary film images of Latinos/Americanos as a result of cultural encounters within the United States: Traditional and emerging objectives of fi lm makers and producers; and common themes and cultural elements in films by and about Latinos in the United States.
AA/AS area 3, 5; CSU area C2; IGETC area 3B

Survey of Latin-American Films

Course Number: M/LAT 30B
Units:3 units
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR)
M/Lat 30A is not prerequisite to M/Lat 30B.
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Critical examination of cinema from throughout Latin America and Spain that relate to Latino cultural experiences: Emphasis on those films that educate viewers about Latino encounters with majority and minority cultures within Latin America.
AA/AS area 3; CSU area C2; IGETC area 3B

Introduction to Chicana/Latina Studies

Course Number: M/LAT 31
Units:3 units
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Introduction to Chicana/ atina studies Comparative examination of immigration, race, intermarriage, motherhood, health, language, education, sexuality, and family structure among omen of e ican/ atin- American origins in the United States. 2203.00 AA/AS area 2, 5; CSU area D3, D4; IGETC area 4C, 4D

Women of Color

Course Number: M/LAT 35
Units: 3 units
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR)
Also offered as Afram 35, Asame 35, and Natam 35.
Not open for credit to students who have completed or are concurrently enrolled in Afram 35, Asame 35, or Natam 35.
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Interdisciplinary examination of the lives of women of color in the U.S.: Exploration of the intersection of gender, class, ethnicity, and race in the lives of African-American, Asian-American, Chicana/Latina, and Native-American women in the U.S.
AA/AS area 2, 5; CSU area D; IGETC area 4

Selected Topics in Mexican/Latin-American Studies

Course Number: M/LAT 48GA-MZ
Units:.5-5 units
Class: 0-5 hours lecture, 0-15 hours laboratory (GR)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: See section on selected topics.

Independent Study in Mexican/Latin-American
Studies

Course Number: M/LAT 49
Units:.5-5 units
Class: 0-5 hours lecture, 0-15 hours laboratory (GR)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: See section on Independent Study.

Selected Topics in Mexican/Latin-American Studies

Course Number: M/LAT 248GA-MZ
Units:.5-5 units
Class: 0-5 hours lecture, 0-15 hours laboratory (GR)
Description: See section on selected topics.