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:

  • ANTH 3140 Latinos in the U.S.
  • ANTH 3220 Mayan Culture
  • ANTH 4300 Migrants and Refugees
  • ENGL 4250 Latinx Literature
  • HIST 3150 History & Cultural Devevelopment of Mexican-American Community
  • PSCI 3101 Latino Politics
  • PSCI 3102 U.S. Immigration Policy
  • PSCI 3103 U.S Immigration Politics
  • SPAN 3140 Mexican Civilization
  • THEA 4370 Contemporary Chicana/o Theater

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

  • ANTH 2070 or SOCI 2070 - Introduction to Race and Ethnic Relations
  • ANTH 3140 Latinos in the U.S
  • ANTH 3210 Meso America
  • ANTH 3220 Mayan Culture
  • ANTH 4300 Migrants and Refugees
  • COMM 4640 Latin@ Rhetorics
  • ECON 3150 Economics of Discrimination
  • ENGL 3912 Topic in American Literature (when taught as "Freedom and Identity in Mexican American Literature")
  • ENGL 4250 Latinx Literature
  • ENGL 4255 Mexican American Non-Fiction and Criticism
  • HIST 3150 History & Cultural Development of the 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 4170 History of Tejanos/as
  • HIST 4171 Latin America: The Colonial Experience, 1492-1821
  • HIST 4172 Modern Latin America: 1810-Present
  • HIST 4180 Colonial Mexico and Spanish Southwest
  • HIST 4190 Mexico, 1810-Present
  • HIST 4263 Revolutions in Twentieth-Century Latin America
  • MUET 3080 Studies in Latin American Music (when taught as "Mexican Musical Life Across Border")
  • PSCI 3101 Latino Politics
  • PSCI 3102 U.S. Immigration Policy
  • PSCI 3103 U.S. Immigration Politics
  • PSCI 3104 Race and Ethnic Politics
  • PSCI 3105 Political Economy of Race, Gender and Immigration
  • PSCI 3611 Politics of Central America and the Caribbean
  • PSCI 3701 Politics of Mexico
  • PSCI 3702 Latin American Politics
  • PSCI 3703 Security in Latin America
  • PSCI 3704 U.S.-Latin American Relations
  • SOCI 4540 Race and Ethnic Minorities
  • SOCI 4580 Immigration and Race in Contemporary U.S.
  • SPAN 3130 Topics in Latin American Culture
  • SPAN 3140 Mexican Civilization
  • SPAN 3180 Latin American Culture Through Film
  • SPAN 4010 Aspects of Contemporary Mexican Culture
  • SPAN 4385 Hispanic Culture in the United States
  • THEA 4370 Contemporary Chicana/o Theater

*And other courses as approved by the advisor.

For more information, please contact Dr. Valerie Martinez-Ebers, LMAS Director at valmartinez@unt.edu.

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