Graduate Catalog 2021-2022

Mexican American Studies Graduate Certificate Program (Non-degree)

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

The 12-credit hour Graduate Certificate in Mexican American Studies focuses on the development of knowledge and understanding of the Mexican American experience in the United States. This is an interdisciplinary program that combines culture with history, literature and theory. This certificate program prepares graduate students in:

  • Knowledge of Mexican American experience in the United States
  • Cultural competency
  • Research and multimedia educational tools

Certificate Requirements — 12 Credits

Required Courses - 12 credits

Select 12 hours from the courses below for the Graduate Certificate.

MAS 510Studies in Mexican American History and Culture

3

MAS 520Chicana/o Civil Rights Movement

3

MAS 530Studies in Mexican American Literature

3

MAS 546Chicana/o Theory

3

MAS 560Narco Corrido and Mexican Folk Culture

3

MAS 630Globalization and Transnationalism

3

MAS 650Research Methods in Mexican American Studies

3

Note: No more than 3 graduate credits may be transferred into Grad Certificate program.