Courses

CHIC 3301. La Chicana.

La Chicana (3-0) An interdisciplinary examination of the socioeconomic, political and cultural forces that effect the status of Chicanas in the Women's and Chicano Movements, as well as the Mexicana/Chicana confluence in the U.S.-Mexico Border region.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of JR,SO,SR

CHIC 3302. Chicano Cinema.

Chicano Cinema (3-0) An examination of the American film industry with respect to the Chicano's role, historically and culturally, in the genre. A series of films, including Hollywood commercial and Chicano-made films, will be screened, as part of an analysis of Chicano images and their impact on American popular culture. This is an interdisciplinary course that employs analytical constructs and techniques used in cultural anthropology, sociology, film criticism, and history. Course fee required.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of JR,SO,SR

CHIC 3303. Border Image in Mexican Film.

The Border Image in Mexican Film (3-0) Analysis of the U.S.-Mexico border image in Mexican cinema, to include the salient demographic, cultural, linguistic, and political characteristic of the region. Course will be taught in Spanish. Course fee required.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of JR,SO,SR

CHIC 3304. Chicano/Latino Music in the US.

Chicano/Latino Music in the U.S. (3-0) An examination of the history of Tex-Mex and Latin music - particularly from Mexico, Cuba, Brazil, and Argentina - and its influence in U.S. popular music.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of JR,SO,SR

CHIC 3311. Chicano Studies: Societal Issu.

Chicano Studies: Societal Issues (3-0) An interdisciplinary analysis of the salient historical, cultural, and social issues of contemporary importance to the Chicano population, with a particular emphasis on the U.S.-Mexico border.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

CHIC 3339. Cultural Diversity & Youth: US.

Cultural Diversity and Youth in the U.S. (3-0) Survey of socioeconomic and cultural characteristics of ethnic groups in the U.S. and how they affect the participation of these groups in the American education system. Includes examination of specific policies and practices in those institutions which promote or inhibit participation.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of JR,SO,SR

CHIC 3342. Spanish Dance.

This course provides information on the theory, origins, traditions, music, and choreographic styles relating to the dances of Spain and Spanish America. It also includes analyses of the culture and performance of the dances.

3 Credit Hours
4 Total Contact Hours
2 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

CHIC 4301. Chicano Legal History.

Chicano Legal History (3-0) An analysis of the salient judicial cases and federal and state legislation that have affected the status of Hispanics and their participation in American society.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of JR,SR

CHIC 4304. Envir. Just. & Min. Comm U.S..

Environmental Justice and Minority Communities in the U.S. (3-0), Cross listed with AFST 4304, SOCI 4304, ANTH 4304 and POLS 4304. An examination of environmental justice issues in the U.S., with an emphasis on communities, agencies and efforts that address sustainable development in the U.S.-Mexico border region. The underpinnings of the environmental justice movement in the U.S. and the regional policy formulation and practice implications for these communities will be central to the course. The course may require field trips.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of JR,SR

CHIC 4306. Colonias on the US/Mex Border.

Colonias on the U.S.-Mexico Border (3-0) Crosslisted with CHIC 4306, SOCI 4306 and ANTH 4306. A study of the unincorporated populations settlements in various regions along the U.S.-Mexico border. Emphasis on public policy and social service issues. The course may require field trips.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of JR,SR

CHIC 4307. Hispanic Entrepreneurship.

Hispanic Entrepreneurship (3-0) An examination of Hispanic entrepreneurship in the United States that includes the culture, language, social dynamics, demographics and business opportunities of Hispanic communities. The student will analyze entrepreneurship, business ownership, features of marginal and formal business ownership, and be introduced to the formal business process.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

CHIC 4350. Topics in Chicano Studies.

Topics in Chicano Studies (3-0) An examination of a currently relevant subject from the perspective of Chicano studies. Topics will vary and will be drawn from the social sciences, humanities, fine arts, and education. May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of JR,SR

CHIC 4450. Topics in Chicano Studies.

Topics in Chicano Studies (4-0) An examination of a currently relevant subject from the perspective of Chicano Studies. Topics will vary and will be drawn from the social sciences, humanities, fine arts, and education. May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

4 Credit Hours
4 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
4 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of JR,SR