Chicana-Chicano Studies

CSUN Chicana/o Studies Academic Programs

Chicana/o Studies offers students multiple options: Single Major, Double Major, Minor, the Social Science Subject Matter Program (SSSM), and a Master's of Arts degree.  For details on each program, please click on the corresponding box below.

Chicana/o Studies Program Objectives

Students will:

  1. Demonstrate an ability to think critically, analytically, and creatively about the Chicana/o experience in the local and global society.
  2. Demonstrate competency in oral communication, written communication, and research skills.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of creative and performance arts.
  4. Acquire a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of Chicana/o history, culture, arts, language, and sociopolitical issues.
  5. Acquire the leadership skills that will promote social change in Chicana/o communities and broader society.