The Chicano/a–Latino/a Arts
and Humanities Minor (CLAH)
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Literature Building, Room 131
The Chicano/a~Latino/a Arts and Humanities minor is an interdisciplinary minor that provides a broad introduction to the histories and cultural artifacts produced by Spanish-speaking communities in the United States. Through a coordinated course of study drawing upon course offerings in the Departments of Theatre and Dance, Ethnic Studies, Communication, History, Literature, and other departments, students will gain an understanding of this important segment of the US population.
Students will have the equivalent of two years of Spanish language instruction at UC San Diego. Satisfactory completion of Lit/Span 2A, B, C or Lit/Span 2D or Lit/Span 2E will satisfy this requirement. Students may count one lower-division language course (four units) towards the total unit requirement.
Students will complete twenty-eight total units of which at least twenty (five courses) must be upper division. Students may take no more than three upper-division courses in any one department. The required distribution of the five upper-division courses may be selected from among the following courses. Students may petition to receive credit for courses not listed below.
COMM 140. Cinema in Latin America
COMM 155. Latino Space, Place, and Culture
Note: many ETHN courses are cross-listed courses from other departments.
ETHN 101. Ethnic Images in Film
ETHN 105. Ethnic Diversity and the City
ETHN 140. Language and American Ethnicity
ETHN 141. Language, Culture, and Inequality
ETHN 189. Special Topics in Ethnic Studies
HILD 7C. History of Race and Ethnicity in the U.S.
HIUS 167. Topics in Mexican American History
HIUS 180. Colloquium on the Recent History of Immigration, Ethnicity, and Citizenship in the Twentieth-Century U.S.
HIUS 158. Social and Economic History of the Southwest I
HIUS 159. Social and Economic History of the Southwest II
HILA 131. History of Mexico
HILA 132. Contemporary Mexico
HILA 122. Cuba
The following courses are taught in Spanish–Literature Spanish (LTSP):
LTSP 130B. Introduction to Latin American Literature
LTSP 135B. Modern Mexican Literature
LTSP 136. Andean Literature
LTSP 137. Caribbean Literature
LTSP 150A. Early Latino/a and Chicano/a Cultural Production 1848–1960
LTSP 150B. Contemporary Latino/a and Chicano/a Cultural Production 1960 to present
LTSP 151. Topics in Chicano/a and Latino/a Cultures
LTSP 153. Chicano/a and Latino/a Poetry
LTSP 154. Chicano/a and Latino/a Literatures
LTSP 162. Spanish Language in the U.S.
The following courses are taught in English–Literature English (LTEN) and Literature of the Americas (LTAM):
LTEN 180. Chicano Literature in English
LTAM 100. Latino/a Cultures in the United States
LTAM 101. Early Latino/a and Chicano/a Cultures: 1848–1960
LTAM 102. Contemporary Latino/a and Chicano/a Cultural Production 1960 to present
LTAM 105. Gender and Sexuality in Chicano/a and Latino/a Cultural Production
LTAM 106. Modern Chicana and Mexican Women Writers
LTAM 107. Comparative Latino/a and US Ethnic Cultures
LTAM 108. Chicano/a and Latino/a Cultures: Intellectual and Political Traditions
LTAM 109. Cultural Production of the Latino/a Diasporas
LTAM 110. Latin American Literature in Translation
LTAM 120. Mexican Literature in Translation
MUS 13AM. World Music/Multicultural America
THEATRE AND DANCE
TDHT 108. Luis Valdez
TDHT 110. Chicano Dramatic Literature
TDHT 111. Hispanic American Dramatic Literature
TDHT 112. Gay and Lesbian Themes in US Latino Theatre
VIS 126AN. Pre-Columbian Art of Ancient Mexico and Central America
VIS 126BN. The Art and Civilization of the Ancient Maya
VIS 126G. Problems in Mesoamerican Art History
VIS 126H. Problems in Ancient Maya Iconography and Inscriptions