African American Studies Degree

Associate in Arts Degree
African American 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 required for the major with a grade of C or better.

Required core courses (15 units):

3 units AFRAM-110 Introduction to African American Studies

3 units HIST-110 History of African Civilization

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

3 units HIST-123 History of African Americans in the United States
(1865 to the Present)

3 units HUMAN-113 African American Humanities

Plus at least 3 units from the following:

3 units AFRAM-120 Black Experience through Film

3 units AFRAM-125 The Education of African Americans

3 units AFRAM-226 Black Male and Female Relationships

3 units DRAMA-110 African American Theatre

3 units ECON-125 Economics: African American Perspective

3 units ENGL-260A African American Literature: 17th Century

to 19th Century

3 units ENGL-260B African American Literature: 19th Century
to Present

3 units POLSC-225 Dynamics of African American Politics in America

3 units PSYCH-140 Psychology of African Americans

3 units SOCIO-225 Sociology of African Americans

3 units LARAZ-110 Introduction to La Raza Studies

3 units LARAZ-113 Introduction to Analysis of American

Political Institutions

3 units LARAZ-125 Latin American History