Transborder Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies (Transborder Community Development and Health) (BA)
Concurrent Program

The BA degree program in transborder Chicana/o and Latina/o studies focuses on the political, cultural, economic, sociological, historical, psychological and artistic experiences of Mexican-origin and Latino populations in the United States and the U.S.-Mexico transborder region. Students understand the complexities of the Chicano and Latino experience on the U.S.-Mexico border and beyond, with implications for other border communities around the world.

In the transborder community development and health concentration, students focus their learning on the health inequalities and issues affecting Mexican-origin, Chicano and Latino communities. Students also develop an understanding of the relationship between the places where people live, play, work and heal and the impact they have on people's health and well-being. Overall, students are able to design, implement and evaluate community-based health programs.

Degree Offered

Transborder Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies (Transborder Community Development and Health) (BA)
Liberal Arts & Sciences, The College of


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Career Outlook

The transborder community development and health concentration equips students with theoretical and practical knowledge necessary for graduate work in professional fields such as law and medicine, as well as entry-level positions in:

  • education (administration and teaching)
  • local, state and national public and private health services
  • nonprofit organizations
  • public affairs
  • public health
  • public policy and administration
  • social work