Rio Hondo College logo
Rio Hondo College logo
Rio Hondo College logo

CHST 148H - La Chicana: Mexican-American Women in Contemporary Society Honors

Unit(s): 3.00

Prerequisite:ENGL 101
Advisory:It is advised that students be able to read college-level texts.
Transfers to:CSU

This introductory course explores the intersectional identity formations of Chicana women in the United States. Course themes include an examination of the genesis of the term “Chicana”; the emergence of Chicana feminism; and the intersection of race, gender, class, ethnicity, and sexuality in relation to the formation and study of Chicana identities. This course is interdisciplinary, drawing on methodologies and paradigms from ethnic studies, gender and sexuality studies, queer studies, history, literature, sociology, and popular culture. This course is intended for students eligible for the Honors Program.

About RHC

Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.


Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
Comments? Questions?
Contact Us

searchclosechevron-upchevron-downbars linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram