Minor in Mexican American Studies
- Learn to analyze the importance of the Mexican American culture by exploring the historical influences of Latin America and Mexican Americans.
- Broaden your understanding of our global region and prepare for professional interaction in a multicultural environment.
- Develop the research, analysis and communication skills you need to thrive in any professional career, or to move on to graduate school.
A Minor in Mexican American Studies pairs well with almost any academic major. It can be particularly beneficial for students seeking these types of careers:
- Political Science
- Modern Languages
- Border and Homeland Security
Regardless of your major, a Minor in Mexican American Studies will add depth and perspective to your education.
The Minor in Mexican American Studies consists of 18 credit hours (six courses).
You must take Mexican American Studies 2301: Introduction to Mexican American Studies. Then choose five courses from the following:
- Communication 3355
- English 4336
- History 3355, 3356, 3362, 4313, 4351
- Political Science 4353
- Sociology 3327
- Spanish 3334, 3343, 4324
You must include courses from at least three different disciplines. You may not select a course in the same discipline as your major.