Show educations.com as: Mobile

Chicano-Latino Studies Associate in Arts Degree

Fresno City College
Program overview
2 years
Associate's degree
Scholarships available
English
Start dates
Fresno
Fall 2021

Fresno
Spring 2021

Program description

Chicano-Latino Studies Associate in Arts Degree

This program is designed to focus on Mexican and Mexican-American history, heritage, and culture. Chicano-Latino Studies offers a broad interdisciplinary approach to the study of society and culture. The curriculum provides students with the strong academic background helpful to those planning careers in law, health, education, social work, business, and industry. Chicano-Latino Studies provides the knowledge and skills necessary to help students understand, communicate, and appreciate the rich cultural diversity in American society through the study of the Mexican-American and broader Latino community.

Admission requirements

International Students and Scholars Admission Requirements

To determine whether you are eligible for admission to our Fresno City College International Program, please review the following Admission Requirements, and submit the completed checklist with your other application materials:

  • Student must be 18 years old prior to the start of the semester
  • Affidavit of Support Form
  • Cost of Attendance Acknowledgement Form
  • Financial Documents
  • TOEFL or IELTS Exam Results – Waived if student Graduated from a U.S. High School and/or if English is an official language of home country
    • TOEFL Score Requirement Score of 500 Paper Based Test (PBT) or 61 Internet Based Test (iBT) required from students applying from their home country. If a student attended and completed an English Language Training Program in the U.S. we will consider accepting a score of 460 PBT or 48 iBT. Transcripts will be required from English Training Program for review.
    • IELTS Score Requirement Overall Band Score of 5.5 required from students applying from home country with at least 5.0 in each subsection (Listening, reading, Writing, and Speaking). If a student attended and completed an English Language Training Program in the U.S. we will consider accepting an Overall Band Score of 5.0. Transcripts will be required from English Training Program for review.
  • High School Graduation Requirement Official Graduation Certificate/Diploma, transcripts, and/or equivalent evidence of graduation from a Secondary School or its equivalent are required. If records are not in English, certified translation must be furnished.

For more information about admission requirement, please visit the university website.


Does this course require proof of English proficiency?

The TOEFL® test is accepted by 10,000+ universities and higher education institutes in over 150 countries. Book your test today!

Learn more Advertisement

Program content

Required Core Courses

  • Introduction to Chicano-Latino Studies
  • Mexican American History
  • Chicano Literature

Course Options: Select 11 Units

  • American Pluralism: A Search for Common Ground in a Multicultural Society
  • Politics and the Chicano-Latino Community
  • Sociology of the Mexican American Community
  • Beginning Mexican Folk Dance
  • Latin Jazz Ensemble
  • Chicano Art
  • Art of the Ancient Americas
  • La Chicana and Latina
  • Advanced Mexican Folk Dance
  • Ancient Mexico
  • History of Mexico, Colonial to Contemporary Period
  • Migration and the Family: Social and Psychological Perspectives
  • Community Involvement: Service Learning

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

International and Out-of-State student fees for spring 2021 : $3480.00 per 12 credit units

For more information about tuition fees, please visit the university website.

Qualification

Student Learning Outcomes:


  1. Students will demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills across disciplines as they relate to the Chicano-Latino community.
  2. Students will demonstrate competency in oral, written, and research skills.
  3. Students will demonstrate an understanding of, and an ability to critically analyze and interpret, cultural expressions of Chicanos and Latinos.
  4. Students will acquire a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of Chicano-Latino history, culture, arts, and socio-political issues.
  5. Students will demonstrate a commitment to active citizenship, and develop leadership skills and an understanding of social justice principles and their application in order to promote positive social change in the Chicano-Latino community and the broader society

Contact school

Want to know more about this program, Chicano-Latino Studies Associate in Arts Degree? Fill out the following form and include any questions you have. This information will be sent directly to the school, and a representative will respond to your enquiry.

Currently living in *
Nationality *

About this institute

Fresno City College

FCC provides the first two years of American university education to help you get where you want to be. Students will receive an American education at an affordable cost. Our students enjoy and benefit from individualized staff guidance, academic counseling,...


Read more about this school

Contact info

Fresno City College

1101 E University Avenue
93741 Fresno California
United States of America

 Show phone number
www.fresnocitycollege.edu

Contact school

Want to know more about Chicano-Latino Studies Associate in Arts Degree? Fill out the following form and we'll pass your details on to a representative from the school, who will respond to your enquiry.

Reviews

Be the first to write a review!