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University Transfer Program
60–70 transferable units

California State University
University of California
Independent Colleges and Universities

Program Overview

This degree option introduces students to multiple cultural perspectives to enable them to be informed, engaged citizens in a multicultural society. Depending on the student's focus, this degree offers transfer opportunities into areas such as World Arts and Cultures, Global Studies, Multicultural Studies, and Ethnic Studies. Students should work with a counselor to identify any additional supporting classes for transfer to a particular program and university. Note: most courses listed in this major can also be used to meet requirements for the California State University General Education or IGETC.

Interdisciplinary Studies (AA) Requirements

Major Requirements
Required Core Courses: 3 units. At least 3 units of courses that examine more than one culture within the course, to be selected from the following options: Units
ANTH 110 Cultural Anthropology 3 units
ANTH 180 Magic, Science and Religion 3 units
COMM 150 Intercultural Communication 3 units
ETHN 585 Ethnicity in Cinema 3 units
GEOG 110 Cultural Geography 3 units
LIT. 220 Introduction to World Literature 3 units
MUS. 250 World Music 3 units
PHIL 300 Introduction to World Religions 3 units
PLSC 110 Contemporary Foreign Governments 3 units
Required Selective Courses: 6 units. At least 6 units of courses in the arts and literature to be selected from the following options: Units
ETHN 288 African-American Cinema 3 units
LIT. 232 Survey of English Literature II 3 units
LIT. 430 Greek Mythology and Classical Literature 3 units
Required Selective Courses: 9 units. At least 9 units of courses in the areas of social, political, and economic institutions to be selected from the following options: Units
ETHN 101 Latin American and Indigenous Peoples History and Culture 3 units
ETHN 300 Introduction to La Raza Studies 3 units
HIST 100 History of Western Civilization I 3 units
HIST 101 History of Western Civilization II 3 units
HIST 260 Women In American History 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.