Mexican-American Studies

Program Level: Pre-Majors/Transfer
Department: Social and Behavioral Sciences
Institute: Creative & Communication Arts
College: SPC

What is Mexican-American Studies?

The St. Philip's College Mexican American Studies Program is an interdisciplinary program that focuses on the study of the Mexican American experience. It seeks to highlight the cultural, intellectual, historical, artistic, and political legacies of people of Mexican descent.

The Mexican-American Field of Studies program is geared to guide students on how to explore and examine the lives, cultural values, and history of the Mexican-American experience. Mexican-American Studies bring together several various disciplines and themes such as history, humanities, art, music, and literature.

What will I learn?

This interdisciplinary approach allows students to have a multi-perspective understanding of the Mexican-American historical influence on human societies and culture.


What can I do with this course of study?

Mexican-American Studies prepares students for transfer to any Baccalaureate program while gaining important insight into cultural diversity and its relevance within any career path.

What's special about the program?

Courses in Mexican-American FOS will transfer throughout Texas and the U.S. to pursue a Baccalaureate degree.

Mexican-American Studies Events

Over the course of the academic year, the MAS program organizes a variety of cultural, artistic, environmental, and educational events. To stay informed, follow our Eventbrite page.

MAS Eventbrite

Contact Information

Program Director:
Marissa Ramirez
MLK Clarence Windzell Norris Building, CWN 412.15

Alternative Department Contact:
210-486-2040 / 210-486-2314
MLK Sutton Learning Center (SLC), 219