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Chicana/o Studies Model Four-Year Plan


The normal course load is 16 semester hours (4 classes). Note that core areas are suggested to provide a distribution of various disciplines every semester. Please be flexible implementing these suggestions, given your own interests and course availability. In four years, this plan meets all common graduation requirements.

Freshman Year


Fall Semester


  • CHST 1116 Introduction to Chicana/o-Latina/o Studies 4 semester hours
  • FFYS 1000 First Year Seminar 3 OR 4 semester hours
  • University Core 3-4 semester hours
  • Elective 3-4 semester hours

Total: 13-16 semester hours


Spring Semester


  • CHST 1126 Chicana/o Cultural Production 4 semester hours
  • RHET 1000 Rhetorical Arts 3 OR 4 semester hours
  • University Core 3-4 semester hours
  • University Core 3-4 semester hours

Total: 13-16 semester hours


Sophomore Year


Fall Semester


  • CHST 2206 Introduction to Chicana/o, Latina/o Literature 4 semester hours
  • CHST 3360 Chicana/o History 4 semester hours
  • University Core 3-4 semester hours
  • Elective 3-4 semester hours
  •        Total: 14-16 semester hours

Spring Semester


  • CHST 3332 Chicana/o-Latina/o Literature 4 semester hours
  • University Core 3-4 semester hours
  • University Core 3-4 semester hours
  • Elective 3-4 semester hours

Total: 13-16 semester hours


Junior Year


Fall Semester


  • CHST 3302 Chicanas and Latinas in the U.S. 4 semester hours or
  • CHST 4404 Latina Feminist Theory 4 semester hours
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  • University Core 3-4 semester hours
  • Upper Division Elective 3-4 semester hours
  • Elective 3-4 semester hours

Total: 13-16 semester hours


Spring Semester


  • CHST Upper Division 4 semester hours
  • University Core 3-4 semester hours
  • Upper Division Elective 3-4 semester hours
  • Elective 3-4 semester hours

Total: 13-16 semester hours


Senior Year


Fall Semester


  • CHST Upper Division 4 semester hours
  • University Core 3-4 semester hours
  • Upper Division Elective 3-4 semester hours
  • Upper Division Elective 3-4 semester hours

Total: 13-16 semester hours


Spring Semester


  • CHST 5000 Capstone Seminar 4 semester hours
  • University Core 3-4 semester hours
  • Upper Division Elective 3-4 semester hours
  • Upper Division Elective 3-4 semester hours

Total: 13-16 semester hours


Recommended Electives


For the purpose of providing our majors and minors with an interdisciplinary perspective, the Department recommends courses that include a Latino component, such as:

  • HIST 4700 Early Mexico 4 semester hours
  • PSYC 3020 Psychology of Race, Culture, and Ethnicity 4 semester hours
  • SOCL 3221 Race and Ethnic Relations 4 semester hours
  • SOCL 3231 Social Stratification 4 semester hours
  • SPAN 4252 Hispanic Cultural Studies 4 semester hours
  • SPAN 4362 Latin American Cinema 4 semester hours
  • SPAN 4475 Spanish of the United States 4 semester hours
  • SPAN 4563 Latin American Drama 4 semester hours
  • SPAN 4564 Latin American Novel 4 semester hours
  • SPAN 4565 Latin American Poetry 4 semester hours
  • SPAN 4566 Latin American Short Story 4 semester hours
  • SPAN 4567 Latin American Women Writers 4 semester hours
  • THST 3232 U.S. Latin@ Theology 4 semester hours