UC Irvine The Department of Chicano/Latino Studies offers an interdisciplinary program designed to provide undergraduate students with an opportunity to examine the historical and contemporary experiences of Chicanos and Latinos in the United States. The Department offers both a B.A. degree and a minor. For information regarding major and minor requirements, please refer to the UCI General Catalog. The curriculum seeks to provide an awareness, knowledge, and appreciation of the language, history, culture, literature, sociology, anthropology, politics, social ecology, health, medicine, and creative (art, dance, drama, film, music) accomplishments in Chicano/Latino communities.