Transborder Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies (Media and Expressive Culture) (BA)
Concurrent Program

The BA program in transborder Chicana/o and Latina/o studies focuses on the political, cultural, economic, sociological, historical, psychological and artistic experiences of Mexican-origin and Latina/o populations in the United States and the U.S.-Mexico transborder region. Students explore the complexities of the Chicana/o and Latina/o experience on the U.S.-Mexico border and beyond, with implications for other border communities around the world.

In the media and expressive culture concentration, students focus their study on the cultures of Latina/o communities. Students learn about the cultural diversity of Chicana/o, Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Dominican, Central American and other Latina/o populations in the United States and their contributions to the arts by analyzing:

  • film and the media
  • history
  • literature (novels, short stories, poetry)
  • performance
  • visual art

Degree Offered

Transborder Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies (Media and Expressive Culture) (BA)
Liberal Arts & Sciences, College of

Location
Tempe

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The media and expressive culture concentration equips students with analytical and communication skills vital to the pursuit of graduate work and various career paths including:

  • education (administration and teaching)
  • film and media
  • law
  • local, state and national government agencies
  • nonprofit organizations
  • public policy and administration
  • social work
  • the arts

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