INTERDISCIPLINARY MINOR IN Mexican American, Latinx, and Borderlands Studies / LIST OF COURSES:

ClassroomA minor in Mexican American, Latinx, and Borderlands Studies requires eighteen (18) semester hours. This minor focuses on the history, language, and culture of the rapidly growing Mexican American/Latinx population in the United States with particular attention to border regions. The interdisciplinary minor is offered in conjunction with the College(s) of Arts & Sciences, Business, and Education & Human Development within the respective departments of English, History, Spanish, and Sociology, Management & Marketing, Bilingual Education, Early Childhood, and Reading.  

SOCI 2361 Introduction to Mexican American, Latinx, and Borderlands Studies is required to complete the interdisciplinary minor. Students may select from the following list of additional courses to complete this minor.

No more than 9 semester hours in any one discipline may apply toward the interdisciplinary minor in Mexican American, Latinx, and Borderlands Studies. The courses will be heavily concentrated in a focus on the Mexican American/Latinx population in the United States with particular attention to border regions. Students may not count the same course toward both a major in their respective Colleges and disciplines of English, History, Sociology, Spanish, Management and Marketing, Bilingual Education, Early Childhood, Reading, and the minor in Mexican American, Latinx, and Borderlands Studies. 

Mexican American, Latinx, and Borderlands Studies: This minor consists of SOCI 2361 (Introduction to Mexican American, Latinx, and Borderlands Studies) and 15 additional semester hours of courses from the following list:MASA at an event

CRIM 3357: Border Security Issues
EDBL 3327: Multilingual and Multicultural Education
EDEC 4301: Working with Diverse Families and Young Children
EDRG 3335: Multicultural Children’s Literature
ENGL 2312: Borderland Rhetoric
ENGL 4370: Special Topics in English (only when taught from MALX perspective)
ENGL 4388: Latinx Literature
HIST 2301: Texas History
HIST 3311: History of the Spanish Borderlands
HIST 3312: Native American History
HIST 3348: Mexican American History, 1848 to the Present
HIST 4347: The American West
HIST 4356: Mexico
HIST 4380: Crucial Topics in United States History
HIST 4392: Crucial Topics in Latin American History
MGMT 4379: Special Topics in Entrepreneurship: Latino Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders
POLS 3341: International Relations
POLS 4355: The Government and Politics of Mexico
POLS 4370: Special Studies in Political Science
SOCI 3361: Mexican Americans: Identities, Movements, and Social Justice
SOCI 3362: Immigration, Racial Politics, and Nation
SOCI 4342: Social and Natural Systems of the US-Mexico Border
SOCI 4353: Mexican American Families
SOCI 4362: Race and Ethnicity
SOCI 4363: Afrx Latinxs: Race, Culture, and Transnationalism
SPAN 3331: Latin American Film History