Associate in Arts Degree

La Raza Studies                                       18 Units

An Associate in Arts degree may be earned by completing a minimum of 60 units of degree credit coursework, including the major requirements and breadth requirements, with a minimum grade point average of 2.0. Students must complete all courses for the major with a grade of “C” or better.

Courses required for the major (15 units):

3 units   LARAZ-110      Introduction to LaRaza Studies

3 units   LARAZ 113       Introduction to Analysis of American 
Political Institutions

3 units   LARAZ-125      Latin American History

3 units   LARAZ-127/HIST-127             History of Latinos in the United States 
(1846-present)

3 units   LARAZ-130      Contemporary Chicano/Latino Literature

Plus 3 units from the following:

3 units   AFRAM-110     Introduction to African American Studies

3 units   HIST-122          History of African Americans in the United States (Pre-Colonical-1865)

3 units   HUMAN-113     African American Humanities

3 units   LARAZ-141      Introduction to Psychology of LaRaza I

3 units   LARAZ-190      Introduction to Chicano(a) and Latino(a) Film

3 units   LARAZ-250      Poetry for the people: Introduction to the                  Art of Poetry

3 units   PSYCH-222     Culture and Ethnicity in Social Psychology