Mexican American Studies
Active in professional research and publication, and deeply experienced as teachers and as scholars, our expert faculty and small class sizes ensure that our students receive personal attention and a superior education to successfully meet their professional career paths.
The Hispanic Studies Department offers a wide variety of programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels and provides plentiful opportunities for experiential learning. Our students have many opportunities to study the Spanish language and experience Hispanic cultures through study abroad. In recent years, undergraduates in Hispanic Studies have been involved in celebrating Dia de los Muertos and Chicana/Chicano Festival de Artes, and have participated in UNC’s World Language Day, Spanish poetry contests and Sigma Delta Pi, the national honor society.
Mexican American Studies offers the following programs:
- Mexican American Studies Liberal Arts B.A. and Mexican American Studies Teaching Licensure
- Teaching English as a Second Language Endorsement
- Bilingual Bicultural Education Endorsement
News & Announcements
Students Recognized at 2019 Honors Convocation
Spanish students Maren Barger, Miriam Hernandez, Diana Keever, Samuel Kloeckner, Carlos Montes Mujica, and Monica Perez Nunez were recognized on April 14th for excellence in their program. Congratulations! View the event program. See all the event photos.
Hispanic Studies Students Recognized
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Hispanic Studies Department recognized outstanding undergraduates on April 8, 2018.
The Life and Times of Dr. Martin Candelaria
The mural on the three walls of the north stairwell of Candelaria Hall on the University of Northern Colorado campus in Greeley, Colorado reflects the life of Dr. Martin Candelaria. On the stairwell tower are scenes reflecting the culture and heritage of Dr. Candelaria’s Hispanic Colorado and New Mexico heritage, beginning from lower left.