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.
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 on approved
college English Placement Test or other measures as necessary.
AA/AS Degree Requirements:Area C2; Ethnic Studies
(CSU GE Area C2), UC (IGETC Area 3B)