About the Department
Mission StatementOur mission is to serve students through the interdisciplinary lens of Chicanx and Latinx Studies for social change. Our program is grounded in student and community needs, exploring creative avenues to disrupt the legacy of social injustices through scholarship and activism.
CHLX at De Anza
Check out the courses you can take in Chicanx and Latinx Studies at De Anza – plus offerings in Comparative Ethnic Studies, Intercultural Studies, African American Studies, Asian American and Asian Studies, and more!
NEW CSU Ethnic Studies Requirement
Any of the following courses will satisfy the new CSU GE Area F – Ethnic Studies requirement. Check the class schedule or visit the program websites to learn more about these classes:
- AFAM 10: Introduction to African American Studies
- AFAM 11: Sankofa: Roots of the African American Experience
- ASAM 11: Asian Americans and Racism
- CETH 10: Race, Ethnicity, and Inequality
- CETH 29 (also listed as ADMJ 29): Ethnic Studies, Cultural Pluralism and American Law and Justice
- CHLX 10: Introduction to Chicanx/Latinx Studies
- NAIS 12: Ethnic Studies and the Historical Experiences of Native Americans
Resources for Students
- MEChA: Movimento Estudiantil Chicanx de Aztlan
- Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social
- National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies
Here are some links to programs at California universities where you can continue your studies in Chicanx and Latinx Studies or Comparative Ethnic Studies.
California State University (CSU) campuses
Click the name of each campus to learn more about its programs