2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jan 29, 2023  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

SPAL 354 - Mexican American Culture


Credit Hours: 3
A survey course in the history and culture of Mexican American beginning with the influence of indigenous cultures of Mexico, the Spanish conquest, subsequent colonialism, the struggle to establish a democracy, and the Mexican revolution in encouraging the diaspora to the United States. The status of Mexican Americans today will be focused on class and race issues as well as cultural matters (music, literature, art, cuisine) concerning creativity and mores of Mexican Americans. This course, which meets the General Education requirement for World Culture, is an option for Spanish majors in the Culture category and for Hispanic students who wish to become more acquainted with their history and culture.
Meets General Education Goal 5: Culture and Diversity.