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  • Phone: 956.665.3212
  • Email: mas@utpa.edu

MAS Courses



MAS MAJOR (36 HOURS)

*A minimum of 21 hours must be coursework numbered 3000/4000

REQUIRED CORE COURSES (12 HOURS)

• MAS 2301: Introduction to Mexican American Studies or MCLL 2301: Mexican American Language, Literature, and Culture

• HIST 3373: Mexican American Heritage

• SPAN 2307 & 2308: Intermediate Spanish I & II

• *Students have the option of testing out; CLEP, AP, WebCape

REQUIRED FLEXIBLE COURSES (12 HOURS)

• 6 Hours from MAS Humanities Courses

• 6 Hours from MAS Core Social Behavior Sciences &/or Education Courses

MAS Humanities Courses

 ART 4358: Latino Art History

 ENG 2308: Sp. Top-Intro to Mexican American Literature

 ENG 4316: Mexican American Literature

 ENG 4320: Topics in Border Studies

 ENG 4331: Introduction to Border Language

 ENG 4340: Special Topics (When MAS Content)

 INT 4300: Discovery of RGV

 MAS 4300: Learning & Reflective Service

(May be taken for up to six hours credit, special permission required)

 MAS 4392: Special Topics in MAS

 HIST 3375: Special Topics (When MAS Content)

 HIST 4361: Mexican American Civil Rights

 HIST 4377: The Chicano Movement

 HIST 4398: Special Topics (When Topic is Chican@/Latin@)

 MCLL 2301: Border Corrido

 MCLL 2301: Border Literature

 MUS 1308: Mexican Folk Music

 PHIL 3379: Chicana and Latin American Feminisms

 SPAN 3345: Intro to Latino Literature

 SPAN 4348: Sociolinguistics and Latino Health

 SPAN 4391: Special Topics in Hispanic Linguistics (When Topic is Chican@/Latin@)

 SPAN 4392: Special Topics in Literature (When Topic is Chican@/Latin@)

MAS Social Behavior Sciences &/or Education Courses

 EDBE 3322: Found of Bilingual Education

 ANTH 3323: Mexican-American Culture

 ANTH 3375: Mexican-American Folklore

 ANTH 4348 :Peoples Cultures Mexico

 ANTH 4350: Mexican-American Folk Medicine

 ANTH 4353: Folklore of the Lower Rio Grande Valley

 POLS 3363: Latina/o Politics

 POLS 3364: U.S.-Mexico Border Relations

 SOCI 4323: Mexican American People

ELECTIVES (12 HOURS)

• 12 Hrs of Electives.

New courses and special topics courses appear all of the time. Any course with a minimum 50% MAS content may be petitioned as part of a students’ degree plan.

 ANTH 4369: Archeology Mexico & Central America

 ANTH 4385: Discovery of RGV

 ART 3351: Mesoamerican Art

 ART 3357: Vice regal Art and Architecture of Mexico, the U.S. Southwest, Caribbean

 ART 4350: Modern Art of Mexico 1785-1940

 ART 4352: Modern Art of Mexico 1940 to the present

 ART 4359: Topics in Art History (When Topic is Chican@/Latin@)

 COMM 3336: Media, Race & Ethnicity

 COMM 4303: Special Topics (When Topic is Chican@/Latin@)

 CRIJ 2326: Police-Community Relation

 DANC 2249, 3249, 4249: Mexican dance primary technique

 DANC 2250, 3250, 4250: Mexican Dance Secondary Technique

 DANC 2349: Folklorico I

 DANC 3349: Folklorico II

 ENG 3320: Advanced Topics in English (When Topic is Chiacn@/Latin@)

 ENG 3321: Language and Culture

(Depends on instructor/content. Special permission needed)

 ENG 3325: Children/Adolescent Literature

(Depends on instructor/content. Special permission needed)

 ENG 4311: Topics in Single Author (When Topic Chican@/Latin@)

 ENG 4319: South Texas Literature

 WMST 3308: Female Identity in Women’s Literature of the South & Southwest

 HIST 3330: Gen Survey History of Texas

 HIST 3331: Mexico Pre-conquest to present

 HIST 3333: Colonial Mexico

 HIST 4322: Spanish Southwest to 1821

 HIST 4325: The American Southwest to 1821

 HIST 4245: Mexico 1st Cent as Rep.

 HIST 4353: History of Mexican Culture

 HIST 4354: Contemporary Mexico 1910-Pres

 HIST 4357: History of Mexican Cinema

 HIST 4398: Special Topics in Latin American History (When MAS Content)

 LAMS 2301: Intro. To Inter-American Studies

 MCLL 2301: Mexican American Language, Literature and Culture

 PHIL 2380: Intro to Latin American Philosophy

 PHIL 4391: Special Topics (When content Chican@/Latin@)

 PHIL 3381: Latin American Positivism

 PSYC 4328: Psychological Issues in the Mexican American COmmunity

 PSYC 4383: Sp Prob: (When Topic is Chican@ Studies)

 POLS 3365: Politics of Race, Immigration & Citizenship

 POLS 4383: Politics of Mexico

 SPAN 2307: Intermediate Spanish I

 SPAN 2308: Intermediate Spanish II

 SPAN 2317: Inter Span for Health I

 SPAN 2318: Inter Span for Health II

 SPAN 3303: Advanced Spanish Composition I

 SPAN 3304: Advanced Spanish Composition II

 SPAN 3310: Masterpieces Spanish-American Literature I

 SPAN 3311: Masterpieces Spanish-American Literature II

 SPAN 3316: Mexican Novel

 SPAN 3340: Intro to Latin American Literature

 SPAN 3343: Spanish Language Media Studies

 SPAN 3370: Intro to Hispanic Culture & Translation Composition

 SPAN 3348: Adv Span Comp for Health

 SPAN 4311: Mexican Literature I

 SPAN 4329: Mexico’s Contemporary Literature

 SPAN 4392: Special Topics (When Topic is Chiacn@/Latin@)

 SOCI 4313: American Minorities

 SOCI 4352: Social Inequality

 SOCI 4380: Social Protests and Social Movements