Mexican-American Studies (MAS)

MAS 141

MEXICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY I

3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Covers the history of Mexican-American culture from Pre-Colombian times to c. 1850. Emphasizes the political, economic, and social influences of Pre-Columbian America, Spain, Mexico, and the United States. Includes a study of the United States Constitution. (Partially fulfills American Institutions requirement at CSU.) [D; CSU; UC] (Same as: HIST 141)

MAS 142

MEXICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY II

3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Covers the history of the Mexican-American experience from 1846 to the present day. Emphasizes the political, economic, and social evolution of the Mexican-American people within the context of both Mexican and American cultural influences. Includes a study of the Constitution of California. (Partially fulfills American Institutions requirement at CSU.) [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: HIST 14; Same as: HIST 142)

MAS 150

MEXICAN AND MEXICAN-AMERICAN CULTURES IN THE UNITED STATES

3 UNITS

Grade Only

Recommended Preparation: RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Examines the evolution of Mexican and Mexican-American cultural development in the United States. Focuses on the study of the transculturation process between the Mexican-American and mainstream American cultures. Includes a special emphasis on the intellectual foundations of Chicano culture. [D; CSU; UC] (Same as: SOC 150)

MAS 299

INDEPENDENT STUDY

1-3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Limitation on Enrollment: Eligibility for independent study.

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Individual study or research in some area of Mexican-American studies of particular interest to the student and not included in regular courses of the college. [D; CSU; **UC] (**UC Limitation: credit for variable topics courses is given only after a review of the scope and content of the courses by the enrolling UC campus.