Mexican-American Studies

Associate in Arts
Transfer Preparation* (Major Code: 01810)

Lower-division requirements are designed to provide students a well-rounded curriculum in Hispanic history and culture in the Southwest. A comparative approach to the study of the history of Mexico, California, and the United States provides students with an understanding of the U.S. Constitution and the development of state and local government, culture, and contemporary issues affecting the region.

Program Student Learning Outcome Statement

  • Student will be able to identify and conduct comparative analyses of major historiographic perspectives, concepts, issues, historic relationships, contributions, and paradigms that impact Mexican American identity and culture.
Program Requirements
ANTH 112CULTURES OF MEXICO3
ENGL 271LATIN AMERICAN LITERATURE3
ENGL 272CHICANO LITERATURE3
MAS/HIST 141MEXICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY I 13
MAS/HIST 142MEXICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY II 13
Foreign Language
Select 6-10 units6-10
Total Units21-25
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Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university should complete courses specific to the transfer institution of choice. University requirements vary from institution to institution and are subject to change. Therefore, it is important to verify transfer major preparation and general education requirements through consultation with a counselor in either the Counseling Center or Transfer Center. See catalog Transfer Courses Information section for further information.

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Mexican-American History fulfills the American Institutions requirement at San Diego State University and most other campuses of the California State University.

To earn an associate degree, additional general education and graduation requirements must be completed.