Department of Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Currently, programs are offered at the undergraduate level only.

Mexican American Studies (MAS) Courses

MAS 5203. Chicanas/os and Latinas/os in the Media. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Close examination of the depictions of Chicanas/os and Latinas/os in US news and entertainment and film, problematizing mediated content as a site for the production and maintenance of culture, ideology, and political power. Course Fees: GH01 $75; LRH1 $10; STSH $18.

MAS 5213. Chicana/o Literature. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Introduction to the major writers of Chicana/o literature through the study of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, and illustrated texts. Includes study of the cultural expressions within an historical and social context, cultivating critical principles that guide Chicana/o literature. Course Fees: GH01 $75; LRH1 $10; STSH $18.

MAS 5223. Pedagogies of Social Transformation in Chicana/o Education. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Exploration of the various pedagogical philosophies and practices that have shaped teaching/learning in Chicana/o social movements, grassroots community educational spaces, and institutions of learning, from elementary school to higher education. Particular attention is given to decolonial, Chicana feminist, indigenous, neo-Marxist/liberatory, and anti-oppression pedagogies. Course Fees: GH01 $75; LRH1 $10; STSH $18.