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CHST 101: Mexican-American (Chicano) History In The U.S.
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Examines the role of the Mexican-Americans and other Latinos/as in U.S. history. Attention is given to economic, social, political and cultural experiences of Mexican-Americans.

CHST 102: The Chicano And Latino In U.S. History, From The 1960s To The Present
(3) S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB.

Comprehensive examination of the history of Chicanos and other Latinos in American society from the 1960s to the present. The institutions, movements, personalities, contributions and problems of these people are explored.

CHST 103: Mexican-American (Chicano) Culture
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Examines the Mexican-American experience by focusing on the culture, its historical development and its place in American society.

CHST 113: Introduction To Chicano/Mexican-American Literature
(3) S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Chicano literature as it examines the literary expression of the Mexican-American and his/her quest for a rightful place in society.

CHST 114: Borderlands Literature: U.S.-Mexico
(3) F - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

One-semester survey of the literary expression of the U.S.-Mexico border from the 1500s to the present, focusing on the development of cultural paradigms between the two countries. Comparisons are made with the literature of other nations and borderlands.

CHST 115: Introduction To Mexican Literature
(3) F - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB.

Survey of the literary expression of the Mexican people. Comparisons are made with American literature and the literature of other nations.

CHST 121: The Chicana And Other Latina Women
(3) S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB.~br/~

Examination of the role of the women of Mexican ancestry (Chicanas) and other Latina women in American society. Uses a sociological approach to examine the family, religion, education, economics, social conditions, health and other areas.

CHST 130: History Of Mexican Art
(3) F - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB.

Survey of modern Mexican art and its antecedents. Consideration is also given to the influence of Mexican art. Besides using methods of artistic analysis, the class also uses historical and sociological methods to examine the Mexican-American experience.

CHST 131: History Of Chicano Art
(3) S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Examines the development of the art of the Chicano people from Pre-Columbian days until the modern period.

CHST 160: Chicano Theatre
(3) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB.

Survey of Chicano and Latino theatre, its historical roots, techniques, styles and literature. Students explore and analyze the origins and development of various related forms in the context of the Chicano culture of the American Southwest and Mexico.

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