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Certificate in Chicana/o/x and Latina/o/x Studies

Certificate in Chicana/o/x and Latina/o/x

Are you interested in teaching at the K-12 level? Do you plan to pursue a career in education as a counselor, librarian, advocate, or administration? Or do you have any interest in working with diverse children and young adult? 

The certificate in Chicana/o/x and Latina/o/x Studies in Secondary Schooling trains undergraduate/graduate students from all majors and pre-service credential students on teaching and incorporating a Chicana/o/x and Latina/o/x studies based on curriculum in K-12 classroom and school settings. 

Required Courses
Required Courses 
CLAS 114 Mexico and the Southwest, 1810-1910 3
CLAS 120 Latina/o/x Cultural Changes 3
CLAS 160 Sex, Race, and Class in American Society 3
LEE 103 Pedagogy for Teaching Ethnic Studies: Reclaiming Education for the Empowerment of Students of Color 3
Total Units Required 12

Upon completion of all 12 units, submit a Certificate application, found in the Department of Chicano and Latin American Studies in the College of Social Sciences. For more information, contact Dr. Herrera at