Latino/a and Mexican American Studies - Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Latino/a and Mexican American Studies offers all graduate students at Texas A&M University an opportunity to develop an interdisciplinary graduate concentration in Latino/a and Mexican American Studies while pursuing a degree in a disciplinary degree. Latino/a and Mexican American Studies is an interdisciplinary field of study focused on issues connected with Mexican Americans, Puerto Ricans, and other US Latino/as. The certificate ensures that students have developed core knowledge and appreciation for interdisciplinary scholarship in this area. Students must take four courses, with two in the social sciences and two in the humanities. At least one course must be from the list of core courses. Students are required to earn an A, B, or P.

Core Courses3
Choose one from the following:
Readings in Chicano-Latino History
Research Seminar in Chicano-Latino History
Seminar in Race and Ethnic Relations
Seminar in Race and Ethnic Relations
Humanities Electives3
Choose one from the following:
Spanish in the United States
U.S. Hispanic Literature and Culture
Seminar in Cultural Encounters and Borders
Seminar in U.S. Hispanic Literature
Bilingualism in the Spanish-speaking World
Readings in the Southwest and its Borders
Research Seminar in the Southwest and its Borders
Latino/a Expressive Culture
Social Science Electives6
Choose two from the following:
Latino Psychology
The Hispanic Learner in Urban Settings
Seminar in Race, Ethnicity and American Politics
Black and Latino Americans
Total Credit Hours12