The Chicana/o Studies major prepares students for careers in the private sector, education, government agencies, or nonprofit organizations that serve communities with a significant population of people with origins from Mexico and other nations of Latin America.

What skills Can you develop in Chicano/a Studies?

Chicana/o Studies could strengthen the skills students would use in working in the community -- skills in social services agencies, voluntary associations, non-profit and advocacy groups.

  • Interdisciplinary investigation
  • Intercultural communication
  • Critical thinking
  • Project management
  • Analytic writing
  • Applied theory
  • Problem solving
  • Cultural expertise

What can I do with a major in Chicano Studies?

Chicano/a Studies majors go on to successful careers in business, academics, advocacy, politics, government, publishing, the arts, research, and much more.

Other Common Career Titles for this Major:

  • Campaign Manager
  • Lobbyist
  • Sales Manager
  • Ethnic Marketing
  • Social Worker 
  • Nurse
  • School Counselor
  • Teacher/Professor