The UNT Latina/o and Mexican American Studies (LMAS) Certificate | Latina/o and Mexican-American Studies

The UNT Latina/o and Mexican American Studies (LMAS) Certificate

Latina/o and Mexican American Studies Program offers a 15 hour LMAS Certificate. The LMAS certificate was introduced in 2014 for the purpose of enriching student's critical thinking and cultural understanding. The certificate requires students to take two required classes (6 hours), three classes (9 hours) from at least two different departments.

Required 6 hours selected from TWO different departments:

  • HIST 3150 History & Cultural Dev. of Mexican-American Community
  • ANTH 3140 Latinos in the U.S. or ANTH 3220 Mayan Culture or ANTH 4300 Mirgrants and Refugees
  • ENGL 3922 Chicano Literature
  • PSCI 3100 Topics in American Government (when taught as "Latino Politics," "Immigration Politics" or "U.S. Immigration Policies")
  • SPAN 3140 Mexican Civilization
  • THEA 4370 Contemporary Chicana/o Theater

Select 9 hours from at least two different departments in the following:

  • ECON 3150 Economics of Discrimination
  • HIST 3150 History & Cultural Dev. Of Mexican-American Community
  • HIST 4150 Mexican Immigration and the Chicano Community
  • HIST 4155 Mexican American Autobiography
  • HIST 4160 Chicano Political History: 19th and 20th Century
  • HIST 4162 Topics in History Group A (when taughts as 'History of Tejanos/as')
  • HIST 4171 Colonial Latin America
  • HIST 4172 Modern Latin America
  • HIST 4180 Colonial MExico and Spanish Southwest
  • HIST 4190 Modern Mexico
  • HIST 4263 Revolutions in Twentieth-Century Latin America
  • PSCI 3100 Topics in American Government (when taught as "Latino Politics" or "U.S. Immigration Policies" or "Race and Ethnic Politics")
  • PSCI 3700 Area Politics (when taught as 'Latin American Politics')
  • ENGL 3912 Topics in AM Literature (when taught as 'Freedom and Identity in Mexican American Literature')
  • ENGL 3922 Chicano Literature
  • ENGL 3846 Mexican American Non-Fiction and Criticism
  • ANTH 2070 (SOCI 2070) Intro Race Ethnic
  • ANTH 3140 Latinos in the U.S.
  • ANTH 3210 Meso America
  • ANTH 3220 Mayan Culture
  • ANTH 4300 Migrants and Refugees
  • SPAN 3130 Topics in Latin American Culture
  • SPAN 3140 Mexican Civilization
  • SPAN 3180 Latin American Culture Thru Film
  • SPAN 4010 Aspects of Contemporary Mexican Culture
  • SOCI 4540 Race and Ethnic Minorities
  • SOCI 4580 Immigration and Race
  • SPAN 4385 Hispanic Culture in the United States
  • THEA 4370 Contemporary Chicana/o Theater
  • MUET 3080 Studies in Latin American Music (when taught as 'Mexican Musical Life Across Border')
  • COMM 4640 Latin at Rhetorics

And other courses as approved by the advisor.

For more information, please contact Dr. Valerie Martinez-Ebers, LMAS Director at Valerie.Martinez-Ebers@unt.edu or at (940) 565-2327.

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