Mexican American Studies | Department of History

Mexican American Studies

A minor in Mexican-American studies requires 18 hours.


Students must take these three courses:

  • ANTH 3210 - Meso America
  • HIST 3150 - Historical and Cultural Development of the Mexican-American Community
  • HIST 4150 - Mexican Immigration and the Chicano Community

Plus three of the following courses, representing at least two different departments:

  • ANTH 3140 - Latinos in the U.S.
  • ENGL 4250 - Latinx Literature
  • HIST 4155 - Mexican American Autobiography
  • HIST 4160 - Chicano Political History: 19th and 20th Century
  • HIST 4180 - Colonial Mexico and the Spanish Southwest
  • HIST 4190 - Mexico, 1810-Present
  • SOCI 2010 - Race, Class, Gender and Ethnicity
  • SPAN 3140 - Mexican Civilization

Additional information

Periodic special topics courses offered by departments in the fine arts, humanities and social sciences (when topics relate directly to Mexican-American studies and with permission of the Mexican-American studies minor advisor) may also qualify and be included as part of the Mexican-American studies minor on a course-by-course basis.

Course descriptions can be found in the UNT Catalog

Students interested in this minor should contact Dr. Manuel Grajales, Department of History (

History of the Program