Academic Catalog

Bachelor of Arts Chicana/o Studies Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will apply critical thinking skills and analyses in written and oral presentations.
  2. Students will employ critical research skills in using traditional and electronic sources for oral and written assignments.
  3. Students will interpret, analyze, and evaluate primary and secondary textual and cultural productions within their specific and global, cultural, social and historical contexts.
  4. Students will appraise historical and contemporary knowledge of conditions of power based on a multi-sectional analysis of race, class, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, and immigration and how they impact Indigenous, Chicana/o and Latina/o communities and identities.
  5. Students will evaluate gendered experiences and discourses of power, and how they influence Indigenous, Chicana/o and Latina/o populations.
  6. Students will understand changing global dynamics as they relate to Latin American social and economic development and immigration, particularly along the U.S. Mexican border.
  7. Students will analyze historic and contemporary Chicano/Latino civic and political efforts and their impacts on shaping public policy.
  8. Students will apply the theoretical foundations of critical theories used in Chicana/o Studies, and how these methods are used to explain the experiences of peoples of color in the United States and abroad.
  9. Students will exercise practical leadership experience by organizing community-based events and working with Chicana/Latino community organizations through service learning courses and internships.