Ethnic Studies, Associate in Arts (AA)
|Select two courses from the following:||6-8|
|Comparative Asian-American History, 1849-1965|
or ASAM 102
|Contemporary Asian-American History|
|The African-American In U.S. History To World War II|
or BLST 102
|The African-American In U.S. History, From Civil Rights Movement To Present|
or BLST 102H
|The African-American in U.S. History, from Civil Rights to Present, Honors|
|Mexican-American (Chicano) History In The U.S.|
or CHST 102
|The Chicano And Latino In U.S. History, From The 1960's To The Present|
|The Immigrant Experience in the U.S.|
or ETHS 101H
|The Immigrant Experience in the U.S., Honors|
or HIST 114
|The Immigrant Experience In The U.S.|
or HIST 114H
|The Immigrant Experience In The U.S., Honors|
|Women Of Color In The U.S.|
or CHST 121
|The Chicana And Other Latina Women|
or ETHS 122
|Arab-American/Middle Eastern Women In The U.S.|
|American Indian: Past And Present|
|Select two courses from the following:||6|
|Mexican-American (Chicano) Culture|
|Racism In America|
or SOC 107
|Racism in America|
|U.S.-Mexico And Other Borderlands|
|Contemporary Ethnic Communities|
|Native American Cultural Heritage|
|Select one course from the following:||3|
|African-American And Afro-Caribbean Literature In The U.S.|
|Introduction To Chicano/Mexican-American Literature|
|Introduction To Mexican Literature|
|The Indian In Literature: Fact And Fiction|
|BLST 111||The African-American Music Experience||3|
|or NATA 112||Native American Visual And Musical Art|
The Associate Degree will be awarded upon completion of both department and college requirements. These include:
- Complete all department requirements with a “C” or better or “P” in each course. Candidates for an Associate Degree are required to complete at least 20% of the department requirements through SBCC.
- Complete a general education option (Option 1: SBCC General Education and Institutional and Information Competency; Option 2: IGETC; Option 3: CSU GE Breadth). General Education options allowed for each Associate Degree program vary. Refer to http://www.sbcc.edu/apply/degrees_certificates.php for a list of General Education options for each SBCC Associate Degree program;
- Other graduation requirements as outlined on the Graduation Requirements page.
- Analyze the role of the state in maintaining social inequality through institutions.
- Explain how race, class and gender roles create and sustain society within institutions.
- Explain how social forces influence the life experience of individuals.
- Explain the major theoretical perspectives in American Ethnic Studies.