Social Justice Studies: Ethnic Studies AA-T - Active
Department: Interdisciplinary Studies
Approval: January 2017
Effective Semester: Fall 2017

The Associate of Arts in Social Justice Studies: Ethnic Studies for Transfer is designed to prepare students who wish to transfer to pursue studies in social justice with an emphasis in ethnicity and race.  

The Social Justice Transfer Model Curriculum (TMC) is an area of emphasis (AOE) and has specifically been designed to prepare students for transfer into a variety of CSU majors, such as

It is advised that students interested in Social Justice Studies majors or related careers meet with an affiliated counselor or department chair to discuss educational goals, course options, and transfer issues.

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

Students who wish to earn the Associate of Arts in Social Justice: Ethnic Studies for Transfer (AA-T) must complete 60 CSU transferable units with at least a 2.0 grade point average.  Each course in the major must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.  Courses used to meet the major requirements may also be used to meet IGETC or CSU GE requirements.

Minimum time for completion is four semesters.  Completion time will vary based on student preparation and number of units completed per semester.

Courses Required for the AA-T in Social Justice Studies: Ethnic Studies
Course Units
Required core course:
IDST 37 - Introduction to Ethnic Studies 3.00
Total: 3.00
Choose one of the following core courses:
LGBT 5 - Introduction to Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, and Transgender Studies 3.00
WGST 25 - Introduction to Women's Studies: Feminism Demystified 3.00
Total: 3.00
Choose one of the following major preparation core courses:
AFAM 30 - African American Consciousness 3.00
ASAM 20 - Asian American Experience Since 1820 3.00
HIST 15A - History of the American Indian: Eastern Tribes 3.00
LALS 1 - Latino/a Diaspora: The Impact of Latinos Living in the United States 3.00
Total: 3.00
Area Courses--Select 3 Courses from at least 2 areas for a minimum of 9 units. Courses used in one area cannot be used to fulfill a requirement for another area:
Area 1: History and Government
ASAM 20 - Asian American Experience Since 1820 3.00
HIST 9 - Immigrants in American History 3.00
HIST 18A - The Colonial History of Latin America 3.00
HIST 12B - United States Women's History: 1890-Present 3.00
HIST 15A - History of the American Indian: Eastern Tribes 3.00
HIST 15B - History of the American Indian: Western Tribes 3.00
HIST 20 - History of Mexico 3.00
HIST 21 - History of the Mexican American/Chicano 3.00
HIST 37 - History of the Philippines 3.00
HIST 41A - The African American in the United States From the Colonial Era to the Civil War. 3.00
HIST 41B - The African American in the United States From the Reconstruction to the Present 3.00
IDST 7 - Introduction to the United Nations 3.00
LBCS 70A - Who Built America? From the Colonial Era to the Civil War and Reconstruction 3.00
LBCS 70B - Who Built America? From Reconstruction to the Present 3.00
LALS 1 - Latino/a Diaspora: The Impact of Latinos Living in the United States 3.00
LALS 11 - Drug Wars in the Americas 3.00
LALS 13 - Latin American & Latino/a Cross-Border Social Movements 3.00
POLS 12 - Ethnic Politics in the United States 3.00
POLS 45 - Governments and Politics of Middle East 3.00
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Area 2: Arts and Humanities
AFAM 30 - African American Consciousness 3.00
AFAM 40 - The Black Experience in California 3.00
AFAM 60 - African American Women in the US 3.00
ASAM 6 - Asian American Issues through Literature 3.00
ASAM 10 - Asian American Popular Culture 3.00
ASAM 30 - Asian American Issues Through Film 3.00
ASAM 35 - Asian American Women 3.00
HIST 15A - History of the American Indian: Eastern Tribes 3.00
HIST 15B - History of the American Indian: Western Tribes 3.00
HIST 18A - The Colonial History of Latin America 3.00
HIST 18B - History of Latin America 3.00
HIST 20 - History of Mexico 3.00
HIST 21 - History of the Mexican American/Chicano 3.00
HIST 37 - History of the Philippines 3.00
HIST 41A - The African American in the United States From the Colonial Era to the Civil War. 3.00
HIST 41B - The African American in the United States From the Reconstruction to the Present 3.00
IDST 3 - Introduction to Museum Studies 3.00
IDST 14 - American Cultures in Literature and Film 3.00
IDST 27A - Asian Humanities: Classical Period 3.00
IDST 27B - Asian Humanities: Contemporary 3.00
IDST 30 - Demystifying the Middle East 3.00
IDST 31 - Women and Gender in the Middle East 3.00
IDST 36 - Poetry for the People 3.00
IDST 42 - Introduction to Philippine Arts 3.00
IDST 45 - Pacific Islanders in the U.S. 3.00
IDST 46 - Fa'a Pasefika: Interdisciplinary Cultural Expressions of Oceania 3.00
LALS 1 - Latino/a Diaspora: The Impact of Latinos Living in the United States 3.00
LALS 14 - Diego Rivera; Art and Social Change in Latin America 3.00
LGBT 11 - Film Expression: History of Queer Film 3.00
LGBT 20 - LGBT U.S. Art and Culture 3.00
LGBT 55 - Contemporary Global LGBT Art and Culture 3.00
PHST 30 - Philippine Society and Culture Through Film 3.00
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Area 3: Social Science
AFAM 30 - African American Consciousness 3.00
AFAM 42 - The Origins and History of Race Theory and Modern Racism 3.00
AFAM 60 - African American Women in the US 3.00
ANTH 3C - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology: Focus on American Cultures 3.00
ANTH 12 - North American Indian Cultures 3.00
ANTH 20 - Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Anthropology 3.00
ANTH 25 - Culture, Gender and Sexuality 3.00
ASAM 8 - Filipino American Community 3.00
ASAM 20 - Asian American Experience Since 1820 3.00
ASAM 22 - Community Issues & Leadership 3.00
ASAM 27 - Asian American Race Relations 3.00
ASAM 30 - Asian American Issues Through Film 3.00
ASAM 35 - Asian American Women 3.00
ASAM 40 - Chinese American Community 3.00
ASAM 42 - Southeast Asians in the U.S. 3.00
BCST 104 - Race and Media 3.00
ECON 30 - Economics of the African American Community 3.00
IDST 40 - Contemporary Issues in the Filipino Community 3.00
IDST 45 - Pacific Islanders in the U.S. 3.00
LALS 1 - Latino/a Diaspora: The Impact of Latinos Living in the United States 3.00
LALS 10 - Latinas in the U.S./VOCES 3.00
LGBT 5 - Introduction to Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, and Transgender Studies 3.00
LGBT 9/LALS 9 - The Latin American and Latina/o LGBT Experience 3.00
LGBT 50 - Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Communities of Color in the U.S. 3.00
POLS 12 - Ethnic Politics in the United States 3.00
PSYC 23 - Psychology of Race and Ethnic Relations 3.00
WGST 25 - Introduction to Women's Studies: Feminism Demystified 3.00
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Area 4: Quantitative Reasoning & Research Methods
LALS 5 - Introduction to Statistical Methods in Latin American and Latino/a Studies 5.00
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Area 5: Major Preparation (if not used to fulfill core or area requirements)
AFAM 30 - African American Consciousness 3.00
ASAM 20 - Asian American Experience Since 1820 3.00
HIST 15A - History of the American Indian: Eastern Tribes 3.00
LALS 1 - Latino/a Diaspora: The Impact of Latinos Living in the United States 3.00
Total: 9.00 - 11.00
Total: 18.00 - 20.00