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GOVT 2311 - Mexican-American Politics


Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours - Lecture: 3
The study of Mexican-American/ Chicano/a politics within the American political experience. CIP Code: (0502035425)
Prerequisite: College Level Readiness in Reading AND Writing; GOVT 2305  and/or GOVT 2306  
Student Learning Outcomes
1. Explain the construction of identity among Mexican Americans and other Latinx populations and how identity is expressed as part of the political process. 2. Analyze empirical data to explain the political behavior, including public opinion, of Mexican Americans and other Latinx populations in the political system. 3. Identify, formulate, and answer questions related to the institutions, structures, and processes that impact the lives and social status of Mexican Americans and other Latinx populations. 4. Evaluate the current events and conditions related to policy challenges facing Mexican Americans and other Latinx populations. 5. Compare and contrast various representational roles as they pertain to Mexican Americans and other Latinx populations. 6. Identify examples of situations where consideration of Mexican American and other Latinx cultures results in more effective public policy and administration. 7. Discuss the struggle of Mexican Americans and other Latinx populations for political and social equality and the role of the American judicial system in promoting their civil rights and civil liberties.
Core Category Social/Behavioral Sciences [80]