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Mexican American Studies

Mexican American Studies - BA

This major requires a minor.

Total number of hours required for this degree

128 hours

Total number of hours (not including prerequisites) in major:

36 semester hours

Total number of advanced hours required in major:

18 semester hours

Suggested Sequence of Courses for Bachelor of Arts in Mexican American Studies

Freshman Year

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

ENGL 1313

3 hrs

 

ENGL 1314

3 hrs

MATH 1304

3 hrs

 

HIST 1302

3 hrs

HIST 1301

3 hrs

 

SPAN 1412

4 hrs

SPAN 1411

4 hrs

 

PSYC course

3 hrs

INDS 1131

1 hrs

 

CISS 1310

3 hrs

TOTAL

14 hrs

 

TOTAL

15 hrs

Sophomore Year

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

MAST/ENGL 2370*

3 hrs

 

POLS 1311

3 hrs

MAST 2301

3 hrs

 

MAST/ARTS 3361

3 hrs

SPAN 2311

3 hrs

 

SPAN 2312

3 hrs

Natural science w/lab

4 hrs

 

Natural science

3-4 hrs

Minor

3 hrs

 

Minor

3 hrs

TOTAL

16 hrs

 

TOTAL

15-16 hrs

Junior Year

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

MAST/HIST 3354

3 hrs

 

MAST/SPAN 3338

3 hrs

MAST/RLST 3362

3 hrs

 

MAST/POLS 4360

3 hrs

PHIL 2321

3 hrs

 

MAST 4396

3 hrs

Minor

3 hrs

 

Minor

3 hrs

Minor

3 hrs

 

Minor

3 hrs

Elective

3 hrs

 

 

 

TOTAL

18 hrs

 

TOTAL

15 hrs

Senior Year

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

MAST 4391

3 hrs

 

MAST./SPAN 3373

3 hrs

MAST/HIST 4322

3 hrs

 

Elective

3 hrs

Minor

3 hrs

 

Elective

3 hrs

Minor

3 hrs

 

Minor

3 hrs

Elective

3 hrs

 

 

3 hrs

TOTAL

15 hrs

 

TOTAL

12 hrs

*Must take MAST/ENGL 2370 as ENGL 2370 or else take some other courses at sophomore level labeled ENGL.

The following components are required in all degrees:

General education, values and skills, major, minor (if required), foundation courses (if required), validation of computer literacy, and validation of overall advanced and institutional hours.

Integrative summative experience:

Successful completion of MAST 4391 Internship or senior paper presented to Foreign Languages and MAST faculty and students

Computer literacy requirement fulfilled through:

One of the following:

CISS 1310

Current Concepts of Information and Computer Technology

Foreign language requirement:

The following courses or the equivalents:

SPAN 1411 & 1412

Elementary Spanish I & II

SPAN 2311 & 2312

Intermediate Spanish I & II

Acceptable minor fields:

Any OLLU approved minor

 

Mexican American Studies - Minor

Total number of hours required in the minor:

15 semester hours

Total number of advanced hours required in the minor:

6 semester hours

Required courses in the minor:

MAST 2301

Mexican Americans in U.S. Society

MAST 4396

The Context of Mexican American Leadership

Prerequisites to the required courses in the minor:

6 semester hours of MAST courses for MAST 4396

 


Mexican American Studies - Certificate

Total number of hours (not including prerequisites) in certificate:

18 semester hours

Total number of advanced hours required in the certificate:

15 semester hours

Required courses (not including prerequisites) in the certificate:

MAST 2301

Mexican Americans in U.S. Society

MAST 4396

The Context of Mexican American Leadership

12 additional advanced hours of MAST courses (taken under MAST or under the cross-referencing discipline). In addition to the courses listed above, proficiency in Spanish at the intermediate level equivalent to the completion of a four-semester sequence of Spanish courses is required (may be satisfied through testing). At OLLU, the required Spanish courses are:

SPAN 1411 & 1412

Elementary Spanish I & II

SPAN 2311 & 2312

Intermediate Spanish I & II