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Elizabeth Salas
Seattle Campus

Introduction to Chicano Studies

Selected themes in Chicano experience; studies in Chicano politics and Chicano socioeconomic concerns.

Class description

The course is about the Chicana/o experience in relation to the following themes: history, identity, labor, gender and culture

Student learning goals

Students will learn how to anaylze primary and secondary sources about the Chicana/o experience in indigenous, Spanish, Mexican and U.S. American time periods. Students will be able by the end of the course to write essays that are both analytical and historical.

General method of instruction

Lecture and written responses to questions

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading

daily written responses taken from lectures and readings midterm and final in essay format

Daily responses--30% Midterm 30%\ Final 40%

The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Elizabeth Salas
Date: 01/26/2007