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ETHNS 340 Chicanos/Mexican Americans in the U.S.

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: None.

Advisory: Completion of ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better, or completion of ESLW 340 with a grade of "C" or better

Transferable: CSU; UC

This is an interdisciplinary course in which terms, concepts, and theories from distinct disciplines within the social sciences will be utilized to examine the social, political, economic, and cultural experience of Mexican Americans in the United States. As an Ethnic Studies course, it has a culturally relativistic approach. Specifically, this course examines and redefines the lives of Mexican Americans through their own experiences: from the inside looking out at the world. This course was formerly SOCSC 330.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

DEVELOP A VOCABULARY THAT DESCRIBES THE UNIQUE EXPERIENCES OF MEXICAN AMERICANS IN THE U.S. (SLO 1).