Chican@ Studies

Yakima Valley Community College Chican@ Studies Program promotes a critical understanding of the roles of Chican@s in the history, culture, and politics of the United States. Developing and strengthening critical thinking, writing, and verbal communication skills are a focus of the program.

The Chican@ Studies courses address contemporary and historical issues that arise in response to political, economic, and cultural realities of Chican@s in the United States. Courses critically engage in themes and methods of study about:

  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Culture
  • Power
  • Sexuality
  • Gender
  • Class
  • SocialTransformation

Maria Cuevas, ABD
(509) 574-6800 x3151

* Please note that the symbol “@” represents the Education Industry Standard, replacing “a/o.”