Mexican American Studies
MAJOR: Any PhD Major
MINOR: Supportive Area in Mexican American Studies – 12 units
The PhD Minor in Mexican American Studies consists of:
- 12 MAS graduate units, MAS 695A required and 9 additional units.
- An MAS Minor advisor who will participate in the Qualifying and Comprehensive Examinations.
*MAS minor advisor must be a tenure-track core faculty member in the MAS department.
Recommended courses for doctoral student:
MAS 695A (Fall) – Theoretical Foundations of Mexican American Studies. REQUIRED
MAS 505 – Traditional Indian Medicines
MAS 508 – Mexican American Cultural Perspectives
MAS 509 – Mexican Immigration
MAS 510 – Socio-Cultural Determinants of Health
MAS 525 – Latino Health Disparities (not applicable if MAS 425 has been taken)
MAS 530 – Latina/o Adolescence
MAS 565 – Critical Race Theories
MAS 575A - Education of Latinos (not applicable if MAS 475A has been taken)
MAS 585 – Mexicana/Chicana Women’s History (not applicable if MAS 485 has been taken)
MAS 535 – Mexican Tradition Medicine
MAS 580A - Advanced Research Methods
MAS 560 – Chicano Historiography
MAS 570 – The Feminization of Migration: Global Perspectives