Chicano/a-Latino/a Studies Intercollegiate Program
Student Learning Outcomes

The Intercollegiate Department of Chicana/o Latina/o Studies offers a dynamic course of study meant to immerse students within the following content areas:

  • • Border and Transnational Studies;
  • • Education: Social Justice, Formation, and Critical Pedagogy;
  • • Literature, Art, and Representation; and
  • • Politics, Social Movements, and Labor.

Students who successfully complete our course of study and meet the requirements for the major or minor, fulfill the following learning outcomes:

  • 1. Students will be able to analyze major theories, paradigms, and methods used to study Chicana/o and Latina/o communities and apply them in a research project;
  • 2. Students will be able to critically examine and interpret cultural expressions of Chicana/o and Latina/o communities within a critical context;
  • 3. Students will be able to evaluate the historical experiences of the Chicana/o and Latina/o people within the structures of this hemisphere; and
  • 4. Students will be able to critically analyze how Chicana/o and Latina/o identities and cultural practices are constructed from within specific contexts and lived experiences.