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Mexican American Studies - Liberal Arts Emphasis, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

Overview

Emphasizing community engagement and culturally-based education, the program offers extensive opportunities to learn by doing, such as:

  • Teaching Mexican American culture as part of an after-school arts program at Dos Rios Elementary School.
  • Taking part in faculty-sponsored and scholarly-based cultural events such as the celebration of Día de los Muertos and the Chicana/o Festival de Artes.
  • Conducting interviews with former Mexican farm laborers still living in the area as part of the Colorado Bracero Project.
  • Gaining hands-on experience via numerous internship opportunities at local businesses, agencies, schools and hospitals.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Mexican American Politics and Leadership
  • Global Population and Human Needs
  • Dynamics of Racism
  • Masterpieces in Chicano/a Literature
  • Education of the Mexican American Student
  • Human Services Helping Skills

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.8

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.8 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

To apply to UNC, you’ll need to submit the following:

  • A completed UNC application
  • $45 application fee (nonrefundable, payable by credit card or debit card) or request a need-based fee waiver when submitting the application
  • Your official high school transcript (which should be sent directly to UNC from your high school)
  • Your official ACT or SAT scores - UNC will accept scores from high school transcripts

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9498 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9498 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    4776 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4776 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Greeley

  • 950 - 1350 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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