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Chicana and Chicano Studies Minor

The minor in Chicana and Chicano studies consists of a minimum of 18 units to include Chicana and Chicano Studies 110 and 150; and 12 units of upper division courses selected from Chicana and Chicano Studies courses.

Courses in the minor may not be counted toward the major, but may be used to satisfy preparation for the major and general education requirements, if applicable. A minimum of six upper division units must be completed in residence at San Diego State University.

Download the CCS minor checklist (.pdf).

United States-Mexican Border Studies Minor

The minor in United States-Mexican Border Studies consists of a minimum of 22 units: Spanish 201 and 12 units in upper division courses to include Chicana and Chicano Studies 355, and six units selected from Chicana and Chicano Studies 306, 310 [or Latin American Studies 310] , 375, 376, 380 [or Latin American Studies 380] , 405.

The following additional nine units must be taken to complete the minor:

  • International Economics/Business:Three units selected from Chicana and Chicano Studies 301; Economics 360, 365, 458, 565; Finance 329; Marketing 376.
  • Regional Geography/History and Politics/Society: Six units selected from History 550, 551; Journalism and Media Studies 591; Political Science 555, 568; Social Work 350; Sociology 335, 350, 355.

Courses in the minor may not be counted toward the major, but may be used to satisfy preparation for the major and general education requirements, if applicable. A minimum of six upper division units must be completed in residence at San Diego State University.

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Undergraduate Adviser

Dr. MarĂ­a Ibarra

Phone: (619) 594-0316
Email: [email protected]