• Courses

    ENGL 2351. MEXICAN-AMERICAN LITERATURE (3-0-3) 05.0203.5525
    A survey of Mexican-American/Chicano/a literature including fiction, non-fiction, poetry and drama created by prominent Mexican-American authors; emphasis on historical, generic and thematic connections. Prerequisites: ENGL 1301, 1302. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M1.

    GOVT 2311. Mexican -American Politics (3-0-3) 0502035425
    Topics covered include historical, cultural, socioeconomic and constitutional issues that pertain to the study of Mexican Americans in the United States. Other topics such as political participation, governmental institutions, and public policies, as related to Mexican Americans, will also be addressed. State, local, regional and national issues will be examined. Students who have taken a government course at another college or university should contact an advisor or the Department of Social Sciences before enrolling in a Del Mar College government course. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M1.

    HIST 2327. Mexican -American History I (3-0-3) 05.0203.5225
    Survey of the early Mesoamerican and Spanish history of Mexican-Americans in the United States from 1821; indigenous and Spanish foundations of colonial Mexican society; the development of New Spain’s northern frontier; the influence of Mexican independence on the northern frontier; the impact of early U.S. territorial and cultural expansion on Mexico’s northern frontier. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M1.

    HIST 2328. Mexican -American History II (3-0-3) 05.0203.5225
    Survey of the modern history of Mexican-Americans in the United States since 1821;the early Mexican Republic; the incorporation of northwest Mexico into the United States; the impact of industrialization, urbanization, immigration, and geographical diffusion; twentieth century and recent social, labor, civil rights, and political issues. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M1.

    HUMA 1305. Introduction to Mexican -American Studies (3-0-3) 05.0203.5125
    Introduction to the field of Mexican-American/Chicano/a Studies investigates the field from its inception to the present. This interdisciplinary survey is designed to introduce students to the salient culture, economic, educational, historical, political, and social aspects of the Mexican-American/Chicano/a experience. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M1.

    HUMA 1311. MEXICAN-AMERICAN FINE ARTS APPRECIATION (3-0-3) 50.0703 
    Chronological survey that examines the Mexican American visual and performing arts. Slide art lectures, artist presentations, and Mexican American art films will be discussed. Mexican American music includes an overview of the various musical styles and roots of these styles to better understand the music within its sociopolitical and cultural history. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M1.

    SPAN 2311. INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I (3-0-3) 1609055213
    Review and application of skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing, emphasizing conversation, vocabulary acquisition, reading, composition and culture within a Hispanic cultural framework. Prerequisites: SPAN 1411 and 1412, satisfactory score on Del Mar College Spanish placement test, or permission of instructor. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M1.

    SPAN 2312. INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II (3-0-3) 1609055213
    Review and application of skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing. Emphasizes conversation, vocabulary acquisition, reading, composition and cultural framework. Prerequisite: SPAN 2311 or satisfactory score on departmental oral proficiency test. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M1.