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Courses

ETHNIC STUDIES TRANSFER PROGRAM

Students should consult a counselor or www.assist.org for lower division major requirements for most California public universities. (See the Standard Definitions section of the catalog for a description of ASSIST.) Students transferring to an independent college/university should consult the catalog of the individual school and a counselor for lower division major requirements.

Ethnic Studies (ETHS) ETHS 101 C  American Ethnic Studies

3 Units

Formerly ETHS 100 C. Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 100 C. Term hours: 48–54 lecture. This course serves to broaden the ethnic and racial perspective of students interested in American culture and society. It encompasses an historical overview of the social, cultural, political, and economic aspects of four ethnic groups — Native Americans, African Americans, Chicanos, and Asian Pacific Americans — in the United States. Emphasis is placed on the historical and contemporary relationships of these groups with each other and the rest of American society. Duplicate credit not granted for ETHS 101HC. (UC Credit Limitation/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC, CUL DIV)

ETHS 101HC  Honors American Ethnic Studies

3 Units

Formerly ETHS 100HC. Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 100 C. Term hours: 48–54 lecture. This course serves to broaden the ethnic and racial perspective of students interested in American culture and society. It is an enhanced historical study of the social, cultural, political, and economic aspects of four ethnic groups — Native Americans, African Americans, Chicanos, and Asian Pacific Americans — in the United States. Emphasis is placed on the historical and contemporary relationships of these groups with each other and the rest of American society. Duplicate credit not granted for ETHS 101 C. (UC Credit Limitation/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC, CUL DIV)

ETHS 129 C  Introduction to African-American Studies 3 Units

Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 100 C. Term hours: 48–54 lecture. This course is an introduction to the field of African-American Studies. An interdisciplinary approach will be employed to study the various experiences of African Americans and their contributions to American society and culture. The course will cover historical and contemporary issues, including African origins, the development of AfricanAmerican culture, the struggles of the black family, black political life, and the socio-economic empowerment of black people in the United States. (UC/‌CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC, CUL DIV)

ETHS 130 C  African-American History I

3 Units

Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 100 C. Term hours: 48–54 lecture. This course is a survey of the African-American experience in the United States from its African roots through the American Civil War, emphasizing the roles of African Americans in the political, social, and economic development of American society. Topics covered include: the trans-Atlantic slave trade; the process of enslavement in the Americas; slave life and resistance; the socio-economic conditions of free blacks; the politico-economic dispute regarding slavery and its consequences in the outbreak of the American Civil War; and the emancipation of the enslaved black population. (UC/‌CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC, CUL DIV)

CYPRESS COLLEGE 2012–2013

ETHS 131 C  African-American History II

3 Units

ETHS 150 C  Introduction to Chicana/o Studies

3 Units

ETHS 151 C  Chicana/o History I

3 Units

ETHS 152 C  Chicana/o History II

3 Units

ETHS 153 C  Chicana/o Contemporary Issues

3 Units

ETHS 160 C  Native American History

3 Units

Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 100 C. Term hours: 48–54 lecture. This course is a survey of the African-American experience in the United States from the Era of Reconstruction to the present, emphasizing the roles of African Americans in the political, social and economic development of American society. Topics covered include: the various phases of the Reconstruction period; black life in the “New South”; the debates over educational and socio-economic progress; the migrations to the North and West; the struggles of the black working class; the impact of the two world wars on black life; the Civil Rights Movement; militancy during the 1960s; and the black experience in contemporary America. (UC/‌CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC, CUL DIV) Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 100 C. Term hours: 48–54 lecture. This course is an introduction to the field of Chicana/o Studies. It is designed to acquaint students with the most significant social, political, economic, and historical aspects of the Chicana/o experience in the United States. As such, the course is interdisciplinary in nature and critically analyzes the societal content in which Chicanas/‌os have sought to maintain their culture. (UC/‌CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC, CUL DIV) Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 100 C. Term hours: 48–54 lecture. This course is a survey of the Chicana/o experience from the pre-European conquest era of North America to the Mexican-American War. Topics covered include: Mesoamerican civilizations; Spanish conquest and settlement in the Americas; the rise of “mestizaje” among the indigenous populations, Spaniards, and Africans in Mexico and the North American Southwest; life in the Spanish and Mexican borderlands prior to the American conquest; and the War between the United States and Mexico. (UC/‌CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC, CUL DIV) Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 100 C. Term hours: 48–54 lecture. This course is a survey of the Chicana/o experience from the Mexican-American War to the present. Topics covered include: the impact of the Mexican-American War on the lives of Mexicans in the American Southwest during the nineteenth century; immigration, labor struggles, and racial discrimination during the twentieth century; the struggles for civil rights and social equality; cultural affirmation and the construction of a “Chicana/o” identity; and the Chicana/o experience in contemporary America. (UC/‌CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC, CUL DIV) Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 100 C. Term hours: 48–54 lecture. This course focuses on the contemporary issues, characteristics, and significant contributions of the Chicana/o community. Emphasis is placed on contemporary sociological systems including, but not limited to, education, politics, social welfare, criminal justice, and the family. Some field study and research work may be required to provide relevant experiences. (UC/‌CSU, CSU GE, IGETC, CUL DIV) Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 100 C. Term hours: 48–54 lecture. This course is an historical examination of the native peoples of the Americas from their early beginnings to the present. Emphasis is placed on the relations between Native Americans and other peoples in the United States. A socio-cultural approach is utilized to develop a thorough understanding of the Native American experience. (UC/‌CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC, CUL DIV)

Cypress College 2012-2013 Catalog  

The 2012-2013 Cypress College Catalog provides detailed information about courses, degrees, transfer programs and certificates at Cypress Co...