Associate in Arts in Social Justice Studies - Chicana/o Studies for Transfer (AA-T)
Students completing the Associate in Arts in Social Justice Studies-Chicana/o Studies for Transfer will be able to seamlessly transfer into the CSU system to pursue a baccalaureate degree in Chicana/o Studies. Students completing this degree will have an introductory foundation for the field of Social Justice Studies - Chicana/o Studies through the study of race and ethnicity, and the role both played in the shaping of the experiences of Chicanas/o in the United States, as well as the changes in identity, language, social, and cultural practices of the Chicano diaspora. Students will acquire skills and abilities in thinking critically and communicating ideas, and become culturally competent citizens in increasingly diverse communities.
- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the history of the Chicana/a in the United States.
- Demonstrate an awareness of the major theories and concepts that help explain the life experiences of the Chicana/o.
- Evaluate the Chicana/o experience as part of the local and global community.
Transfer & Career Opportunities
This Associate in Arts in Social Justice Studies-Chicana/o Studies for Transfer (AA-T) Degree is intended to meet the lower division requirements for Chicana/a Studies for all CSU campuses. Students planning to transfer to institutions other than the CSU are encouraged to consult ASSIST.org and a COS counselor for program planning and course selection. Most common career opportunities with a baccalaureate degree include: teaching, counseling, career in law, journalism, marketing, community and housing development, social work, among many others.
|Select one of the following General Education patterns:|
California State University General Education (CSU-GE) *
Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC-CSU) **
|REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES||9|
|ETHN 003||Chicana and Chicano Studies||3|
|ETHN 010||Introduction to Ethnic Studies and Social Justice Studies||3|
|SOC 010||Sociology of Gender||3|
|RESTRICTED ELECTIVES LIST A||10|
Select three of the following courses:
|ENGL 010||Chicano Literature||3|
|HIST 023||Mexican American||3|
|SSCI 025||Statistics - Social Sciences||4|
Select additional transferable courses numbered 1-199 to achieve 60 units. The following courses are recommended by the Social Science Division:
|ANTH 010||Cultural Anthropology||3|
|ART 004||Art of Ancient America: Mesoamerica||3|
|ART 005||Precolumbian Art & Culture/Americas-South America||3|
|CHLD 158||Teaching in a Diverse Society||3|
|COMM 002||Gender and Communication||3|
|COMM 009||Intercultural Communication||3|
|ENGL 018||African American Literature||3|
|ENGL 019||Women in Literature||3|
|ETHN 001||Black American Studies||3|
|ETHN 002||American Indian Studies||3|
|ETHN 004||Asian American Studies||3|
|ETHN 005||Ethnic Origins of Whiteness||3|
|JOUR 020||Cultural Issues in Film/TV/Web||3|
|NUTR 020||Cultural Foods||3|
|PHIL 012||Comparative Religion||3|
|PSY 005||Social Psychology||3|
|PSY 010||Human Sexuality||3|
|SPAN 012||Hispanic Literature||3|
Course(s) meets General Education requirement and 15 units may be double counted above in 1A (CSU GE).
15 units may be double counted above in 1B (IGETC-CSU). IGETC-CSU requires completion of IGETC AREA 1C.