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LIT. 371 Mexican-American Literature

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Course Description

Study the historical origins and evolving nature of Mexican-American Literature. Examine what diverse authors who identify as Mexican, Mexican-American or Chicano have to say about the history, culture and socio-political issues of Mexican-Americans. Literature of more recent immigrants from Mexico will also give us an opportunity to analyze the ever-changing themes and characters in Mexican-American Literature. Various points of view are examined, including those of feminists and LGBTQ+ communities.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: Appropriate skill level as demonstrated by eligibility for ENGL 100 or 105, or other measures as applicable.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements:Area C2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area C2), UC (IGETC Area 3B)