Social Justice Studies: General - Latin American and Latino/a Studies AA-T - Active
Department: Latin American & Latino/a Studies
Approval: January 2017
Effective Semester: Fall 2019

The Associate of Arts in Social Justice: Latin American and Latino/a Studies for transfer is designed to prepare students who wish to transfer to pursue studies in social justice with an emphasis in Latin American and/or Latino studies.

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 potential majors meet with an affiliated counselor or department chair to discuss education 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 in Arts in Social Justice Studies: Latin American and Latino/a Studies for transfer (AA-T) degree must complete 60 CSU-transferable units with at least a 2.0 grade point average. This must include units required for full completion  of the IGETC or CSU GE Curriculum and the units for the major as specified below. Each course in the major must be completed with a "C" or better. Courses that meet the major requirements may also be used to meet IGETC or CSU GE requirements.

Assuming students start this AA with a transfer-level math and English eligibility, the minimum time for completion is 4 semesters. Completion time will vary based on student preparation and numbers of units completed per semester.

Courses Required for the AA-T in Social Justice Studies: General - Latin American and Latino/a Studies
Course Units
Core required courses:
LALS 1 - Latino/a Diaspora: The Impact of Latinos Living in the United States 3.00
IDST 37 - Introduction to Ethnic Studies 3.00
WGST 25 - Introduction to Women's Studies: Feminism Demystified 3.00
LALS 14 - Diego Rivera; Art and Social Change in Latin America 3.00
Total: 12.00
Select two courses from at least two areas for a minimum of 6 units:
Area 1: History and Government
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
LALS 11 - Drug Wars in the Americas 3.00
LALS 13 - Latin American & Latino/a Cross-Border Social Movements 3.00
POLS 18 - Government & Politics of Latin America 3.00
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Area 2: Arts and Humanities
ART 105 - Ancient Art and Architecture of Latin America 3.00
ART 106 - Latin American Art History 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
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Area 3: Social Science
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
LALS 9/LGBT 9 - The Latin American and Latina/o LGBT Experience 3.00
LALS 10 - Latinas in the U.S./VOCES 3.00
LALS 15/LBCS 15 - Latin American Workers in the Americas 3.00
POLS 18 - Government & Politics of Latin America 3.00
ANTH 11 - Latin American Cultures and Societies 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
Total: 6.00 - 8.00
Total: 18.00 - 20.00