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COEHD  Degree Information Sheet

Minor in Bicultural Studies

Bicultural-Bilingual Studies  |   Undergraduate Minor

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Purpose of Program

The Minor in Bicultural Studies program responds to societal and educational needs through a multidisciplinary study of cultural diversity and related disciplines.

Program Options

All students pursuing a Minor in Bicultural Studies must complete 18 semester credit hours.
A. Bicultural Studies (Select two of the following:)

BBL 2003    Language, Culture, and Society

BBL 2023    Latino Cultural Expressions

MAS 2013   Introduction to Chicano(a) Studies

B. Language (Select two of the following:)

BBL 3013    Language Analysis and Bilingualism

BBL 3133    Language Development in Bilinguals

ESL 3003    Language and Schooling

MAS 3043   Social Psychological Considerations in Mexican American Communities

C. Culture and Society (Select two of the following:)

BBL 2033    Multiculturalism in the Southwest

BBL 3023    Mexican American Culture

BBL 3033    Mexican Americans in the Southwest

BBL 4953    Special Studies in Bilingual and Bicultural Studies

To declare a Minor in Bicultural Studies, obtain advice, or seek approval of substitutions for course requirements, students should consult their academic advisor.

Career Opportunities

Students who complete the program and graduate from the university are prepared for teaching, research and graduate studies in a related field.

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Admission Requirements

All applicants must meet UTSA admission requirements and be in good standing with last institution attended (previous college experience). In addition, applicants must meet/fulfill the following departmental requirements or submissions:

Requirements for Admission to The University of Texas at San Antonio:


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For assistance with Admission with these programs, or for further information, students should consult with the Department, COEHD Advising, and the Certification Center before proceeding.

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