As a Chicana/o Studies major at California State University Channel Islands (CSUCI), you'll receive an international, multicultural, interdisciplinary and community service-oriented education focused on you – one that prepares you for success as a global citizen in the 21st century.

Two Year Academic Roadmap

Print Two Year Roadmap

  • Fall Junior

    Course AreaCourse NumberCourse TitleUnitsNotesRequirements MetGE Categories
    SPAN301Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition3(For transfer students; assumes 300-level readiness, this is for students with advanced knowledge of Spanish who have completed lower-division Spanish requirements via transfer credit (or A.P. Exams)Major 
    SPAN410Civilizatons and Cultures of Spain3 Major 
    CHS331Transborder Theory & Writing in CHS3substitute for ENGL 330 requirement in SPAN majorMajor & GWAR 
    CHS335 or major electiveChicana Feminism or Transborder Issues Elective (1 of 2)3Major requires CHS 335 or 320. CHS 320 is only offered in the spring, so if student plans to take CHS 320 in spring, this section switches to a transborder issues elective course. transborder elective: one from the following Course Options (not previously taken): CHS 315, 334, 342, 343, 349, 364, 383, 392, 401, 425, 445, or substitute any upper division course as approved by CHS Faculty AdvisorMajor & GEUDGE D/MP
    CHS Art and Culture Course3Course options include: CHS 333, 352, or 353Major & GEUDGE C

    Total Units

    #

    Milestones

    • Meet with SPAN and CHS faculty advisors to discuss career options and curricular plans

    Spring Junior

    Course AreaCourse NumberCourse TitleUnitsNotesRequirements MetGE Categories
    SPAN302Advanced Spanish and Composition II3 Major 
    SPAN310Intro to Prose, Poetry, and Drama3 Major 
    SPAN411Civilizations and Cultures of Latin America3Course double dips with SPAN major (core requirement) and CHS major (Latin American Studies requirement)Major
    CHS320 or major electiveGender & Sexuality or Transborder Issue Elective (1 of 2)3If student took CHS 335 in the fall, this section switches to a transborder issues elective course. transborder elective: one from the following Course Options (not previously taken): CHS 315, 334, 342, 343, 349, 364, 383, 392, 401, 425, 445, or substitute any upper division course as approved by CHS Faculty AdvisorMajor & GEUDGE D/MP
    SPAN300-400 electiveStudent Choice3See catalog for course titles & descriptions. SPAN elective will double count with CHS UD elective outside of majorMajor 

    Total Units

    #

    Milestones

    • Prepare a resume; attend a workshop at the Career Development Center.
    • Meet with Spanish and Chicana/o Studies faculty advisors to discuss career plans and Capstone options for senior year
  • Fall Senior

    Course AreaCourse NumberCourse TitleUnitsNotesRequirements MetGE Categories
    SPAN300-400 electiveStudent Choice3See catalog for course titles & descriptions.Major 
    SPAN315Intro to Spanish Linguistics I3 Major 
    CHS350 or UDGE BChicana/o History and Culture or UDGE B Course (2 of 2)3If student has not met US History requirement, take CHS 350. Major requires either CHS 350 of 402. CHS 402 is only offered in spring, so if US History is met and student wants to take CHS 402 in spring, this section switches to a transborder issues elective course. UDGE B Course: See catalog for course titles & descriptions.Major & GEUS History
    SPAN498Service Learning Capstone in Spanish3You can choose instead to take the Capstone course (SPAN 499) in the spring and swap this with a spring semester courseMajor 
    CHS491Theoretical Foundations in CHS3 Major 

    Total Units

    #

    Milestones

    • Attend Grad Fest
    • Complete a graduation check with an Academic Advisor

    Spring Senior

    Course AreaCourse NumberCourse TitleUnitsNotesRequirements MetGE Categories
    SPAN461 or 462Masterpieces of Latin American Literature or Modern Mexican Literature3Course will double dip to count for SPAN major (one of two required electives) and CHS major (one of the two required non major upper division elective)Major 
    CHS430Research Methods in CHS3 Major 
    CHS402 or UDGE BSouthern CA Chicano/a History or UDGE B Course3If student took CHS 350 in the fall, this section switches to a transborder issues elective course. UDGE B Course: See catalog for course titles & descriptions.Major 
    CHS499Capstone in Chicana/o Studies3You can choose instead to take the Internship course (CHS 492) in the fall and swap this with a fall semester courseMajor 
    SPAN316Intro to Spanish Linguistics II3 Major 

    Total Units

    #

    Milestones

    • Apply for Graduation
Back to Top ↑
©