Mexican American Studies website
  • Location: EDCC 2.216B
  • Phone: 956.665.3212
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Student Learning Objectives

  • Appreciation of Mexican American culture within a transdisciplinary context so that students are able to express an understanding of the cultural, artistic, and intellectual knowledge of the Mexican American people.
  • Gain an understanding of the central debates/issues concerning Mexican American identity as related to language, race, gender, sexualities, ethnicity, and class.
  • Be able to place the Mexican American experience within the larger context of the Américas.
  • Develop an appreciation and understanding for the scope and breadth of Mexican American history.
  • Students will gain an understanding of how the past of Mexican Americans have prepared them for the opportunities and challenges they face in contemporary society.
  • Students will develop an understanding concerning the emergence and history of Mexican American studies and its call to action and responsibility on behalf of the community.
  • Students will prepare a research project on any topic related to Mexican American Studies.