Skip main navigation


Course Description

The Mexican American experience as influenced by society in the United States. Emphasis will be on the historical and contemporary contributions made by the Indian, Spanish, Mexican and Mexican American. Emphasis will also be on the social, economic, and political milieu of the Mexican American within the context of the American society. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. Also listed as HIST 12. ADVISORY: Eligible for English 1A.

Learning Outcomes

  • Survey, examine, compare and evaluate major historical eras in Mexican American history
  • Identify and define trends in Mexican American, Chicano, and Xicano social and political thought
  • Critically assess theories appropriate to the discipline
  • Appraise and critique historical and cultural literature

Last modified: November 25, 2014
Gavilan College Red Diamond 5055 Santa Teresa Boulevard Red Diamond Gilroy, CA 95020 Red Diamond (408) 848-4800