Undergraduates currently enrolled at UT who wish to declare a Mexican American Studies major must first meet with a Mexican American Studies advisor to discuss the degree program and requirements. There is no formal application process. For more information, visit the student affairs page on how to declare a major.
Prospective University of Texas at Austin students should visit UT Admissions to learn about the application process and how to declare a major.
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MAS students are interested in interdisciplinary approaches to learning about Mexican American studies. They are outgoing and looking to build professional connections in the area of study.
The overall degree program is designed to enhance how students understand Mexican American cultural practices, historical development, and socio-economic conditions.