About the Department

Mission Statement

Our 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! 

CHLX Course Offerings

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:

Resources for Students

National Organizations

Transfer Universities

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

University of California (UC) campuses

Click the name of each campus to learn more about its programs


Robert G. Unzueta II, Ph.D.



Relevant Programs

Ethnic Studies

Learning Communities

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