(College of Letters & Science)
Carlos F. Jackson, M.F.A., Chairperson of the Department
Department Office. 2102 Hart Hall; 530-752-2421; Fax 530-752-8814; http://chi.ucdavis.edu
The Major Program
The Department of Chicana/Chicano Studies offers an interdisciplinary curriculum focusing on the Chicana/Chicano experience through an analysis of class, race, ethnicity, gender and sexuality, and cultural expression. The department offers a major leading to the Bachelor of Arts degree and a minor that can satisfy breadth requirements for the College of Letters and Science. Both the major and minor frame an analysis within the historical and contemporary experiences of Chicanas/os in the Americas.
The Program. At the lower division level, the major curriculum provides an interdisciplinary overview of various topics. Students are advised to take courses that serve as prerequisites for certain
Career Alternatives. A degree in Chicana/o Studies provides broad intellectual foundations which are useful to the graduate for the development of careers in a variety of areas, including work in cross-cultural education, cultural/art centers, community development, public policy
Major Advisor. Alma Martinez, M.A.