Want to Graduate in Four Years?

Want to graduate in four years?

Major in Chicano and Latino Studies.

Four-year graduation plan guarantee…

Chicano and Latino Studies offers a range of relevant courses taught by expert faculty with guaranteed offerings of all required courses and guaranteed space for majors.  At a time when the average time-to-graduation at CSULB exceeds six years, Chicano and Latino Studies offers one of your only sure bets.

 Our Courses:

A sample of our course offerings include:

Chicano History, Chicano/Latino Thought and Action, Latino Population in the United States, Wealth and Poverty in Latino Communities, Ethnic Experience in the U.S., Asian and Latino Immigration Since WWII, Critical Issues in Chicano/Latino Studies, Latino Education in the U.S., Central American and Caribbean Peoples in California, Latinas/os Law and Public Policy, Chicano/Latino Literature, Street Gangs, The Latino Transnational Experience.

Our Faculty:

Our faculty are leading and emerging scholars in the areas of history, literature, political science, community organizing, educationsociology, film, music and popular culturePlease view our faculty bio page.

The Degree:

Department alumni have gone on to careers in education, research, the visual and performing arts, public relations, social work, community organizing and leadership, law, public relations and international affairs.  Many go on to earn advanced degrees (namely JDs, Mas, MDs, MFAs, MSWs and Ph.D.s), either in Chicano Latino Studies or in more mainstream disciplines (e.g. History, Political Science, Sociology, etc.)

Not ready to major?  Earn a CHLS minor with only six classes!

For additional information, please call 562-985-4644 and speak to Ana Canelas Department Coordinator, about scheduling an appointment with Dr. Rigo Rodriguez, Chair of CHLS.  Or better yet, stop by the CHLS main office (MHB 201) to introduce yourself and we will make time to counsel you on the possibilities of tailoring the program to your academic and future work interests.

Department Chair: Rigoberto Rodriguez, Ph.D.
Location: MHB 202
Office Hours: Thursdays from 3:30-5:00 PM, or by appointment
Phone: (562) 985-8560
E-mail: rigoberto.rodriguez@csulb.edu