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HIST 246 History of Latinos in the U.S.

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Course Description

Surveys the history and contributions of Latino/Latina/Latinx peoples in the U.S., from pre-Columbian heritage to the present. Explores the impacts of conquest, migration, struggles for social justice, and the formation of Mexican American, Caribbean, Central American, and other Latin American communities and identities. Emphasizes the intersections of race, ethnicity, class, and gender throughout.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements:Area C2; DSI
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area C2; DSI), UC (IGETC Area 3B; Area 4)