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Chicano and Latin American Studies

Dual Major & Minor

Dual Major in Chicano Latin American Studies

A dual major in Chicano studies must have prior and final approval of the Chicano and Latin American Studies Department. Students must see a CLAS adviser to plan their dual major programs. The dual major consists of 24 units of CLAS courses, 12 of which must be upper-division. The CLAS adviser, in consultation with the student, will select and approve courses that complement the student's primary major.

Minor in Chicano Latin American Studies

The Chicano and Latin American Studies Department offer a minor in Chicano/Latino Studies. Students intending to pursue a minor must see a CLAS adviser. The CLAS adviser must approve the selected courses.

Note: The minors also require a 2.0 GPA and 6 upper-division units in residence.

Chicano/Latino Studies Minor

Students are encouraged to focus on an area of interest in Chicano/Latino studies or on a social issue affecting the Chicano/Latino population in the United States. General Education can be double-counted for the minor. See Minor Advising Note 2.

Lower division: CLAS 3, 5, and 7 or 9 (9 units)
CLAS upper-division or acceptable substitutes (12 units)

Total (21 units)