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CYPRESS COLLEGE 2012–2013

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ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE CHICANA/O STUDIES Program Code: 1A19606

Required courses (15 units): ETHS 101 C American Ethnic Studies or ETHS 101HC Honors American Ethnic Studies 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

Units 3

Three (3) units from the following elective courses: ANTH 225 C Cultures of Mesoamerica ART 216 C Latin American Art ETHS 129 C Intro to African-American Studies ETHS 130 C African-American History I ETHS 131 C African-American History II ETHS 160 C Native American History ETHS 170 C Intro to Asian Pacific American Studies ETHS 171 C Asian Pacific American History HIST 142 C History of Latin America I HIST 143 C History of Latin America II HIST 162AC History of the Americas HIST 162BC History of the Americas HIST 163 C History of Mexico HIST 275 C History of California Total Units

Units 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 18

(3) 3 3 3 3

The Associate in Arts Degree in Ethnic Studies is designed to provide students with a comparative, multi-disciplinary, and interdisciplinary understanding of the experiences of African Americans, Asian Pacific Americans, Chicanos/Latinos, and Native Americans. Students study the histories, cultures, literatures, and politics of communities of color in the United States so that they can critically analyze issues pertaining to race, ethnicity, class, and gender while developing an appreciation for the cultural diversity of 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 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 (15 units): ETHS 101 C American Ethnic Studies or ETHS 101HC Honors American Ethnic Studies ETHS 129 C Intro to African-American Studies ETHS 150 C Intro to Chicana/o Studies ETHS 160 C Native American History ETHS 170 C Intro to Asian Pacific American Studies

Units 3

Three (3) units from the following elective courses: ANTH 121 C Native North America ANTH 225 C Cultures of Mesoamerica ART 216 C Latin American Art ENGL 208 C Asian-American Literature ENGL 247 C Multicultural Literature ENGL 255 C African-American Literature I ENGL 256 C African-American Literature II ETHS 130 C African-American History I ETHS 131 C African-American History II ETHS 151 C Chicana/o History I ETHS 152 C Chicana/o History II ETHS 153 C Chicana/o Contemporary Issues ETHS 171 C Asian Pacific American History ETHS 235 C The Civil Rights Movement HIST 135 C African History HIST 142 C History of Latin America I HIST 143 C History of Latin America II HIST 160 C Asian Civilizations I HIST 161 C Asian Civilizations II HIST 163 C History of Mexico HIST 275 C History of California POSC 209 C Urban Politics PSY 237 C Cross-Cultural Relationships or SOC 237 C Cross-Cultural Relationships THEA 107 C Diversity in American Theater or THEA 107HC Honors Diversity in American Theater Total Units

Units 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3

(3) 3 3 3 3

(3) 3 (3) 18

Courses

The Associate in Arts Degree in Chicana/o Studies is designed to provide students with a multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary examination of the experiences of persons of Mexican descent in the United States. Students will analyze issues pertaining to the Chicana/o (MexicanAmerican) 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.

ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE ETHNIC STUDIES Program Code: 1A03807

Cypress College 2012-2013 Catalog  

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