Minor Degree Requirements

Take 18 units in CCS to fulfill the minor requirements. Choose three lower division courses from the list below and three upper division courses OR complete six upper division courses.

You may count up to two approved courses from another institution with the Undergraduate Advisor's permission. Submit course substitutions in writing with supporting materials (i.e. syllabus and a transcript indicating the units and final grade) to be evaluated.

Lower Division Courses (up to 9 units/3 courses)

  • CCS 01: Intro to Chicana and Chicano Studies
  • CCS 02: Library Studies (note: this is a one unit course)
  • CCS 10A: Mexican American History (Ancient Civilizations - 1860s)
  • CCS 10B: Mexican American History (1870s - today)
  • CCS 25: The Changing Majority: Power and Ethnicity in America
  • CCS 30: Race and Ethnicity in Public Space (formerly MAS/MUSE 11D and MAS/MUSE 96FY)
  • CCS 74: Public Address

Upper Division Courses

  • CCS 105: Chicanos: US/Mexico Relations
  • CCS 115: Chicana/o Families
  • CCS 120: Political Economy and the Chicana/o Community
  • CCS 125: Chicana/o Community Studies Capstone
  • CCS 127: Chicana/os and the Criminal Justice System
  • CCS 130: Chicana/os in American Society
  • CCS 135: Contemporary Chicana/o Issues
  • CCS 144: Chicana/o Literature
  • CCS 147: Music in Mexican America
  • CCS 150: Research Methods
  • CCS 151: Theory in Chicana/o Studies
  • CCS 152: The Story of Chicana/o Spanish
  • CCS 160: Gender and Sexuality in the Chicana/o Community
  • CCS 170: Chicana/o Film
  • CCS 175: Human Migrations: Global Reach
  • CCS 180: Individual Studies
  • CCS 185: Teaching in a Diverse Society