2017-2018 Catalog

PSYC 385 Chicanx in Contemporary United States Society

The course examines interdisciplinary scholarship about the psycho-social experiences of Chicanas and Chicanosin contemporary United States society. We draw on history cultural studies literature sociology and psychology to explore how power and identity influence health education sex gender dynamics and sexuality dynamics and political consequences for group members. Social justice themes run throughout the course.

Instructor permission required for first year students.


4 units

Cross Listed Courses

LLAS 385


PSYC 101, PSYC 102, SOC 101, HIST 102, AMST 101, or POLS 101

Core Requirements Met

  • United States Diversity