Chicana-Chicano Studies

Graduate Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate a refined ability to think critically, analytically, and creatively beyond the undergraduate level about the Chicana/o experience in the local and global society 
  2. Demonstrate strong oral, writing, and research skills
  3. Demonstrate a sufficient level of expertise in a particular field within the discipline, having read most of the literature in that area, and be able to develop and teach a course in that field
  4. Demonstrate a critical understanding of the role of the creative and performance arts in the expression of Chicana/o identities and social issues
  5. Master a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of Chicana/o history, culture, arts, language, and socio-political issues
  6. Choose an area of research within Chicana/o studies and contribute to this area through the thesis project
  7. Develop further leadership skills that will promote social change in Chicana/o communities and the broader society