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People, Culture and Society

Chicana and Chicano Studies


Learn about the experiences and contributions of Chicanas and Chicanos regarding culture, economy, government, law, education, language and politics. Gain a greater understanding of the diverse and complex experiences, values, and socio-economic issues of the Chicana/o and Latina/o communities in the United States.

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Karin Green, Success Center Specialist

Degree in Chicana and Chicano Studies

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Following graduation, Chicana and Chicano Studies majors work in many fields, including business, education, government, politics, social and environmental justice, healthcare, law enforcement, marketing or management. Find jobs as teachers, counselors, social workers, legislators, policy analysts, government relations officers, artists, writers, researchers, lawyers or community organizers.

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Students in the People, Culture and Society area want to learn about others in order to serve them well. They learn about the diversity of human experiences and how our relationships with each other create a deeper understanding and acceptance of our similarities. Everyone at Sierra can take advantage of opportunities to learn about others through the Student Engagement Centers programming, People and Culture Days, and other campus events. Karin Green, Support Specialist

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