Academic Advisement

All majors in Chicana and Chicano Studies receive academic advisement from a faculty advisor. Students select an advisor, or have one assigned to them. Students work closely with faculty to prepare them or academic success and potential career choices.

For information on the course requirements for Chicana and Chicano Studies major and minor:

Career Possibilities and Options for Chicana and Chicano Studies

  • College and university teaching, administration, and student affairs
  • Community organizing
  • Counseling and advising
  • Criminal justice, public policy, and law
  • Educational leadership
  • Human resources
  • Journalism
  • Media and business
  • Non-profit leadership
  • Public administration
  • Public and government affairs
  • Social work
  • Teaching and counseling in K-12
  • The arts
  • Travel and study abroad

Graduate School & Post-baccalaureate Training

In addition to being a foundation for MA and/or Ph.D. in Chicana/o Studies, the degree prepares you for graduate studies in anthropology, Art, cultural studies, criminal justice, education, English, law, history, psychology, political science, public policy, sociology, Spanish, and other fields.