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LIT. 372 Myth and Folklore of La Raza

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Course Description

Explore the purpose and meaning of myth and folklore within the context of the indigenous, Mexican, and Mexican-American cultures found in Mexico and the Southwest. Course work involves analyzing myths and folklore that originate from the indigenous of the Americas, the Spanish and the mestizos of Latin American culture. Students also study the effects of these myths and folklore on contemporary values.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: ENGL 836 and READ 836 or ENGL 847 or ESL 400 or eligibility for ENGL 100 or ENGL 105 on the College Placement Test or other multiple measures assessment.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements:Area C2; Ethnic Studies
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area C2), UC (IGETC Area 3B)