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HIST 246 History of Latinos in the U.S.

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Course Description

Explores the history of Latinos in the United States from the pre-Columbian heritage to the present. Topics include, the formation of Latino/a communities and identities, including Mexican American, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central American and other communities; racial, gender and class differences; U.S. foreign and domestic policies and their impacts; the struggle for civil rights; Latino/a contributions to the development of the U.S.; and current issues.

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; Ethnic Studies
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area C2; DSI), UC (IGETC Area 3B; Area 4)