Undergraduate Certificate in Cultural Competency in Mexican/Mexican American and Border Communities
12 Credit Requirements:
Students take six credits in MAS courses in a thematic concentration focused on health, social justice and/or migration.
Students then take a six-credit capstone course focusing on cultural competencies (3 credits), and complete an applied research project (3 credits) as part of an internship with a community organization.
Why a Cultural Competency certificate?
- Completed application
- One letter of recommendation from academic instructor or from employer/supervisor/community member.
- Unofficial undergraduate transcripts
- Letter of Intent (see application)
- Compile all materials (listed on the checklist) and email them to SBS-MAS@email.arizona.edu by August 14th, 2020.
- In the email, be sure to include in the subject line “Cultural Competency Certificate Application: [First and Last Name}”. You will receive a confirmation email upon submission.
- All applications are due on August 14th, 2020. They will be reviewed from August 17th-20th. Applicants will be notified of decisions on August 21st, 2020.
- MAS 265 Community, Culture and Identity
- MAS 280 Chicana/o Psychology
- MAS 317 Latin American Immigration and the Re-making of the U.S.
- MAS 350 the Chicano Movement
- MAS 365 Latinos/Latinas: Emerging Issues
- MAS 405 Traditional Indian Medicine: Health, Healing and Well Being
- MAS 410 Socio-Cultural Determinants of Health; MAS 423 Latino Urbanization
- MAS 425 Latino Health Disparities
- MAS 435 Mexican Traditional Medicine: An Overview of Indigenous Curing Cultures
- MAS 470 The Feminization of Migration: Global Perspectives
- MAS 475A The Education of Latinas/Latinos; MAS 485 Mexicana/Chicana Women’s History
- MAS 495A Special Topics in Mexican American Studies
- MAS 499 Independent Study
- MAS 498: Capstone