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University Transfer Program
60–70 transferable units

California State University
University of California
Independent Colleges and Universities

Program Overview

The multicultural emphasis of the Ethnic Studies program has attracted many persons currently employed in public school systems, social services and human relations, as well as professionals whose jobs involve interpersonal situations with multiracial groups.

Ethnic Studies (AA) Requirements

Major Requirements
Required Core Courses: 6 units from the following courses: Units
ETHN 101 Latin American and Indigenous Peoples History and Culture 3 units
ETHN 103 Asian Pacific American History and Cultural Experience 3 units
ETHN 104 Asian Pacific Islanders in United States History and Culture 3 units
ETHN 105 African American History and Culture 3 units
Required Selective Courses: 12 units from the following courses or any course not used above: Units
ETHN 300 Introduction to La Raza Studies 3 units
ETHN 585 Ethnicity in Cinema 3 units
ETHN 265 Evolution of Hip Hop Culture: A Socio-Economic And Political Perspective 3 units
ETHN 288 African-American Cinema 3 units
Total Required Major Units: 18

And required General Education coursework and electives as needed to meet the minimum 60 units required for the Associate degree.

Please refer to the AA/AS Degree Requirements for more information.