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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chicano Studies Major, B.A. with Secondary Social Studies Teacher Licensure Concentration

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The Chicana/o Studies Department offers this concentration, which prepares students to become social studies teachers in secondary schools. The requirements include core courses in Chicano Studies, a sequence in history and additional courses required for social studies licensure. Students seeking teacher licensure should stay in regular contact with both their major advisor and School of Education advisor to assure the proper course progression and that they meet requirements. 

All courses required for teacher licensure must be passed with a grade of C- or higher.

Required General Studies

  • Students must satisfy the Written Communication general studies requirement.
  • Credits: 3
  • Credits: 3
  • General Studies Arts and Humanities (6 credits)*
  • General Studies Historical (satisfied by additional required content area courses for social studies licensure)
  • General Studies Natural and Physical Sciences (6 credits)*
  • (GEG 1100, required in a later sequence, will satisfy 3 credits in Natural and Physical Sciences, so only 3 additional credits are needed to satisfy this category)

  • General Studies Social and Behavioral Sciences (satisfied by EDS 3130 and EDS 3150 in licensure sequence)

    *Included in General Studies courses, students must select one that satisfies the Global Diversity requirement.


    Required General Studies total credits: 21

Summary of Requirements

Required General Studies 21 credits
Chicano Studies Major Core 24 credits
Additional Content Courses for Secondary Social Studies Licensure 33 credits
Foundation and Methods for Secondary Teacher Licensure 40 credits
General Electives (to reach 120 credits) 2 credits
Chicano Studies Major, B.A. with Secondary Social Studies Licensure Total 120 credits


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