La Raza Studies Degree

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.

Required core courses (15 units):

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

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

3 units HUMAN-113 African American Humanities

3 units LARAZ-141 Introduction to Psychology of La Raza 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