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2023-2024 College Catalog 
    
2023-2024 College Catalog
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MAS 201 - La Chicana

3 Credits, 3 Contact Hours
3 lecture periods 0 lab periods

Interdisciplinary analysis of Chicanas/Mexicanas’ status in the United States. Includes Chicana/Mexicana scholarship and Social Justice Movements, and Chicana/Mexicana feminism in the Southwest, Chicana/Mexicana community empowerment, Chicanas/Mexicanas on the U.S.-Mexico border.

Information: Same as GWS 201 .
Gen-Ed: Meets AGEC - HUM or SBS or Other and C; Meets CTE - A&H or SBS or Other and C.



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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Analyze the status and participation of Chicanas/Mexicanas in the United States from an interdisciplinary perspective.
  2. Describe the scholarship, Chicana/Mexicana feminisms, Women’s movements, Chicano movement, international transborder movements and the building of agency, empowerment, representation and social justice.
  3. Describe Chicana and Mexicana feminisms with emphasis on the Southwest, community empowerment and U.S.-Mexico border.

Outline:
  1. Interdisciplinary analysis of Chicanas/Mexicanas in the United States         
    1. Chicanas/Mexicanas and dominant white culture
      1. Chicanas/Mexicanas and history
      2. Chicanas/Mexicanas in the Southwest
      3. Chicanas/Mexicanas and the U.S.-Mexico Border
    2. Chicanas/Mexicanas and social institutions  
      1. Family and marriage
      2. Education
      3. Politics
      4. Economy
      5. Health
      6. Religion
      7. Gender, Age, and Sexuality
    3. Current issues of Chicanas/Mexicanas in the U.S.
      1. Family and marriage
      2. Education
      3. Politics
      4. Economy
      5. Health
      6. Religion
      7. Gender, age, and sexuality
  2. Chicana/Mexicana Interdisciplinary Scholarship and  Social Justice Movements
    1. Chicanas/Mexicanas and the women’s movements in the U.S.
    2. Chicanas/Mexicanas and the  Chicano movement
    3. Chicanas/Mexicanas and International Transborder Movements and the building of agency, empowerment, representation and social justice
  3. Chicana/Mexicana Feminisms
    1. Chicanas/Mexicanas in the Southwest.
    2. Chicanas/Mexicanas and community empowerment.
    3. Chicanas/Mexicanas on the U.S.-Mexico border


Effective Term:
Fall 2023



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