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Courses

ESL 184 C  Advanced ESL 1



5 Units

Prerequisite: ESL 083 C or appropriate skills demonstrated through the assessment process. Term hours: 80–90 lecture. This course is an advanced integrated ESL skills course designed to improve the reading, writing, grammar, listening comprehension, and speaking skills of non-native speakers with an advanced command of English. (UC Credit Limitation/CSU)

ESL 185 C  Advanced ESL 2

5 Units

ESL 186 C  Advanced ESL Writing

5 Units

Prerequisite: ESL 184 C or appropriate skills demonstrated through the assessment process. Term hours: 80–90 lecture. This course is an advanced integrated ESL skills course designed to improve the reading, writing, grammar, listening comprehension, and speaking skills of non-native speakers with an advanced command of English. (UC Credit Limitation/CSU) Prerequisite: ESL 185 C with a grade of “C” or better or appropriate skills demonstrated through the assessment process. Term hours: 80–90 lecture. This course is designed for the non-native speaker of English as an introduction to college level writing skills. Emphasis is on essay development of expository writing. There is practice in reading essays and a novel. The fundamentals of English written expression are reviewed with emphasis on standard American usage problematic to the ESL student. The course is designed to prepare students for ENGL 100 C. (UC Credit Limitation/CSU)

ESL 298 C  English as a Second Language Seminar

.5 to 12 Units

Prerequisite: May be required. Corequisite: May be required. Advisory: May be required. Term hours: 0–216 lecture and/or 0–432 laboratory depending on units attempted. This seminar is for able students who wish to extend their knowledge of literature, language and culture through small group discussion. Fees may be required — Payable at Registration. May be taken for credit 1–4 times. Pass/No Pass or Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option or Standard Letter Grade. (UC Credit Limitation/CSU)

Ethnic Studies Division of Social Sciences Division Dean — Nina DeMarkey Faculty Daniel Lind

Counselors Velia Lawson Therese Mosqueda-Ponce Daniel Pelletier

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES (PLOs)

The courses taught by this department contribute to the General Education and Basic Skills Program Learning Outcomes. Please refer to General Education and Basic Skills Program Learning Outcomes.

CYPRESS COLLEGE 2012–2013

ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE AFRICAN-AMERICAN STUDIES Program Code: 1A19682

The Associate in Arts Degree in African-American Studies is designed to provide students with a multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary examination of the experiences of persons of African descent in the United States. Students will analyze issues pertaining to the AfricanAmerican community in particular while holistically developing a critical understanding of race, ethnicity, class, and gender in American society. To earn an Associate Degree students must complete: (1) all major course requirements with a minimum grade of “C”; (2) California State University General Education Breadth requirements (CSU GE Breadth) or IGETC general education plan; (3) any elective courses to complete a minimum of 60 units; (4) complete all graduation requirements; and (5) have an overall GPA of 2.0. At least 50% of all major course work must be completed at Cypress College. Students pursuing more than one specified departmental/area major may double count a maximum of 7 units to fulfill major requirements. Courses that fulfill major requirements for an Associate Degree at Cypress College might not be the same as those required for completing the major at a transfer institution offering a Baccalaureate Degree. For information on specific university requirements, please consult with your counselor, or visit the Transfer Center. Required courses (12 units): ETHS 101 C American Ethnic Studies or ETHS 101HC Honors American Ethnic Studies ETHS 129 C Intro to African-American Studies ETHS 130 C African-American History I ETHS 131 C African-American History II

Units 3 (3) 3 3 3

Three (3) units from the following elective courses related to the African-American experience: ENGL 255 C African-American Literature I ENGL 256 C African-American Literature II ETHS 235 C The Civil Rights Movement HIST 135 C African History MUS 113 C Jazz History POSC 209 C Urban Politics

Units 3 3 3 3 3 3

Three (3) units from the following elective courses: ETHS 150 C Intro to Chicana/o Studies ETHS 151 C Chicana/o History I ETHS 152 C Chicana/o History II ETHS 153 C Chicana/o Contemporary Issues ETHS 160 C Native American History ETHS 170 C Intro to Asian Pacific American Studies ETHS 171 C Asian Pacific American History Total Units

Units 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 18

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