2022-2023 HCC Catalog & Student Handbook 
    Mar 31, 2023  
2022-2023 HCC Catalog & Student Handbook

Mexican‐American/Latinx Studies - Specialization, I.C.

The Mexican American/Latinx Studies Institutional Certificate is part of the Interdisciplinary Studies, A.A.  degree. The specialization is a is a 12 semester credit hour academic certificate designed to help you understand Mexican American/Latino culture from different perspectives. It provides a unique foundation for various majors and careers, including elementary education, social and behavioral sciences, criminal justice, and many others. Additionally, for those pursuing degrees or certificates in various workforce and applied science fields, the Mexican American/Latinx Studies certificate enhances your familiarity and understanding of diverse cultures in preparation for employment in an increasingly multi-cultural region. (All courses are core curriculum courses and will transfer as core to all Texas public universities.)


The requirements below must be completed in addition to Field of Study Curriculum  the Interdisciplinary Degree requirements in order to complete all program requirements for this specialization.

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First Year

Second Year


A list of electives appears in the Core Curriculum section of this catalog.