Chicana and Chicano Studies Graduate Degree Program

Description

The M.A./Ph.D program in the Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies trains scholars as interdisciplinary researchers equipped to work from a broad range of perspectives, approaches, and methodologies. The curriculum examines the experiences of Chicana and Chicano communities through subfields that encompass history and narratives, cultural production, and social processes. Among the first of its kind, this graduate program links theory with practice, scholarship with teaching, and the academy with the community. Please note that the Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies does not offer a terminal masters degree. Admission is into a doctorate program only.

Please note: Applications for the Ph.D. program in Chicana and Chicano Studies are not being accepted for 2018-19. The department anticipates accepting applications in Fall 2018 for 2019-20 admission.

General Information

Website http://www.chicst.ucsb.edu/
Address Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies
University of California, Santa Barbara
South Hall, Room 1713
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-4120
(USA)
Phone (805) 893-5269
Email mvillanueva@chicst.ucsb.edu
Degrees Offered MA/PhD
Requirements
  • Online application: https://www.graddiv.ucsb.edu/eapp
  • Statement of Purpose, Personal Achievements/Contributions, and Resume or CV (submitted in the online application)
  • Three Letters of Recommendation (submitted online)
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended (submitted online)
  • GRE General test scores
  • TOEFL scores 550 Paper-Based Test (PBT), 80 Internet-Based Test (IBT) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Overall Band score of 7 or higher (if applicable)
  • Writing Sample (submitted in the online application)
  • Final/Official transcripts will be required for all applicants who are admitted and have indicated their intent to enroll at UC Santa Barbara by submitting a Statement of Intent to Register (SIR). UC Santa Barbara reserves the right to require official transcripts at any time during the admissions process, and rescind any offer of admission made if discrepancies between uploaded and official transcript(s) are found.
Deadlines Fall Only - Applications for the Ph.D. program in Chicana and Chicano Studies are not being accepted for 2018-19. The department anticipates accepting applications in Fall 2018 for 2019-20 admission.
Emphases Black Studies; Feminist Studies
Specializations N/A
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      • Address
        • Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies
          University of California, Santa Barbara
          South Hall, Room 1713 Santa Barbara, CA 93106-4120
          (USA)
      • Phone
        • (805) 893-5269
      • Degrees Offered
        • MA/PhD
      • Requirements
          • Online application: https://www.graddiv.ucsb.edu/eapp
          • Statement of Purpose, Personal Achievements/Contributions, and Resume or CV (submitted in the online application)
          • Three Letters of Recommendation (submitted online)
          • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended (submitted online)
          • GRE General test scores
          • TOEFL scores 550 Paper-Based Test (PBT), 80 Internet-Based Test (IBT) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Overall Band score of 7 or higher (if applicable)
          • Writing Sample (submitted in the online application)
          • Final/Official transcripts will be required for all applicants who are admitted and have indicated their intent to enroll at UC Santa Barbara by submitting a Statement of Intent to Register (SIR). UC Santa Barbara reserves the right to require official transcripts at any time during the admissions process, and rescind any offer of admission made if discrepancies between uploaded and official transcript(s) are found.
      • Pre-Application
        • No Pre-Application Necessary
      • Deadlines
        • Fall Only - Applications for the Ph.D. program in Chicana and Chicano Studies are not being accepted for 2018-19. The department anticipates accepting applications in Fall 2018 for 2019-20 admission.
      • Emphases
        • Black Studies; Feminist Studies
      • Specializations
          N/A