Bulletin--La Raza Studies Program

La Raza Studies


College of Ethnic Studies
Dean: D. Phillip McGee

Department of La Raza Studies
PSY 103
415-338-2698
Chair: Jose Cuellar

Faculty
Professor—Cordova, Cuellar

Associate Professor—Garcia

Assistant Professors—Carrillo, Rivera

Lecturers—Kury, Ruiz

Programs
B.A. in La Raza Studies

Minor in La Raza Studies


Program Scope
The general goals of the La Raza Studies major and minor are to provide students with an integrated liberal arts education for understanding the diverse conditions and circumstances, experiences, and expressions of Chicanos and Latinos in the United States. The emphasis is on developing the necessary skills to deal effectively with the complex problems of postmodern America. The specific objectives of the La Raza Studies major and minor are to prepare students with critical, holistic, reflexive, and community-centered expertise for both pursuing graduate studies and developing careers in a variety of professions and disciplines.

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN LA RAZA STUDIES

The Bachelor of Arts in La Raza Studies includes basic core courses (18 units), an area of concentration (15 units), electives within the major (6 units), and electives from other disciplines (6 units).

Courses for this program are listed in alphabetical sequence (see La Raza Studies in the Announcement of Courses section).

Core						Units
LARA 215	Introduction to La Raza 
		Studies*			 3
LARA 435	Oral History and Traditions	 3
LARA 680	La Raza Community Organizing	 3
Two courses selected from the following:	 6
	LARA 415	Socioeconomics of 
			La Raza
	LARA 570	Philosophy of La Raza
	LARA 640	Sociology of La Raza
One course selected from the following:		 3
	LARA 410	La Raza Women Seminar
	LARA 510	Psychodynamics of 
			La Raza Family
		Total for core			18

Concentration
Area of concentration (see below)		15

Electives
Electives in La Raza Studies			 6
Electives in Ethnic Studies departments/programs 
on advisement. Substitutions may be made else-
where in the university on consultation with 
adviser/department chair.			 6
		Total for major			45
*Must be completed before enrollment in any upper division core course.

Arts and Culture Concentration

Units selected from the following on advisement	15
	LARA 110	La Raza Thought and 
			Expression I
	LARA 225	La Raza Visual Images
	LARA 230	Introduction Contempo-
			rary La Raza Literature
	LARA 260	Art Workshop of La Raza
	LARA 320	Art History of La Raza
	LARA 425	Contemporary Music 
			Folklore
	LARA 490	La Raza Teatro Workshop
	LARA 525	La Raza Art Workshop II
	LARA 530	La Raza and the Media
	LARA 535	La Raza Journalism
	LARA 560	Contemporary Literature 
			of La Raza
	LARA 570	Philosophy of La Raza
	LARA 698	La Raza Senior Seminar
Behavioral and Social Science Concentration

Units selected from the following on advisement	15
	LARA 104	Introduction to La Raza 
			History
	LARA 110	La Raza Thought and 
			Expression I
	LARA 210	Latino Health Care 
			Perspectives
	LARA 280	Acculturation Problems 
			of La Raza
	LARA 410	La Raza Women Seminar
	LARA 415	Socioeconomics of 
			La Raza
	LARA 450	Indigenismo
	LARA 460	Central Americans in 
			the U.S.
	LARA 500	Community Mental Health
	LARA 510	Psychodynamics of 
			La Raza Family
	LARA 530	La Raza and the Media
	LARA 570	Philosophy of La Raza
	LARA 580	Impact of Education on 
			La Raza
	LARA 640	Sociology of La Raza
	LARA 698	La Raza Senior Seminar

MINOR IN LA RAZA STUDIES

						Units
LARA 215	Introduction to La Raza 
		Studies*			 3
LARA 435	Oral History and Traditions	 3
LARA 680	La Raza Community Organizing	 3
Two courses selected from the following		 6
	LARA 415	Socioeconomics of 
			La Raza
	LARA 570	Philosophy of La Raza
	LARA 640	Sociology of La Raza
One course selected from the following		 3
	LARA 410	La Raza Women Seminar
	LARA 510	Psychodynamics of 
			La Raza Family
Upper division electives on advisement		 6
		Total				24
*Must be completed before enrollment in any upper division core course.


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