Ethnic Studies General Education Courses

  • ETHS 101 C   American Ethnic Studies (3 units)
    (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC, Cultural Diversity)
    This course, offering an in-depth analysis, encompasses an historical overview of the social, cultural, political, and economic aspects of Native Americans, African Americans, Chicanos, and Asian Pacific Americans **This course fulfills the CSU requirement in American History and Institutions.
  • ETHS 101HC HONORS American Ethnic Studies (3 units)
    (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC, Cultural Diversity)
    An enhanced version of the ETHS 101 C course. **This course fulfills the CSU requirement in American History and Institutions.
  • ETHS 129 C  Introduction to African-American Studies (3 units)
    (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC, Cultural Diversity)
    This course examines the various experiences of African Americans with an emphasis on the historical and contemporary development of African-American culture.
  • ETHS 130 C  African-American History I (3 units)
     (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC, Cultural Diversity)
    This course is a survey of the African-American experience in the United States from its African roots through the American Civil War. **This course fulfills the CSU requirement in American History and Institutions
  • ETHS 131 C  African-American History II (3 units)
    (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC, Cultural Diversity)
    This course is a survey of the African-American experience in the United States from the Era of Reconstruction to the present. **This course fulfills the CSU requirement in American History and Institutions
  • ETHS 150 C  Introduction to Chicana/o Studies (3 units)
    (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC, Cultural Diversity)
    This course introduces students to the most significant social, political, economic, and historical aspects of the Chicana/o experience in the United States.
  • ETHS 151 C  Chicana/o History I (3 units)
    (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC, Cultural Diversity)
    This course is a survey of the Chicana/o experience from the pre-conquest era of North America to the Mexican-American War.
  • ETHS 152 C   Chicana/o History II (3 units)
    (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC, Cultural Diversity)
    This course is a survey of the Chicana/o experience from the Mexican-American War to the present.
  • ETHS 153 C  Chicana/o Contemporary Issues (3 units)
    (UC/CSU, CSU GE, IGETC, Cultural Diversity)
    This course focuses on the contemporary issues, characteristics, and significant contributions of the Chicana/o community.
  • ETHS 160 C  Native American History (3 units)
    (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC, Cultural Diversity)
    This course is an historical examination of the native peoples of the Americas from their early beginnings to the present. ** This course fulfills the CSU requirement in American History and Institutions
  • ETHS 170 C  Introduction to Asian Pacific American Studies (3 units)
    (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC, Cultural Diversity)
    This course examines the experiences of various Asian Pacific American groups by connecting historical issues with contemporary phenomena.
  • ETHS 171 C  Asian Pacific American History (3 units)
    (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC, Cultural Diversity)
    This course is a survey of the Asian Pacific American experience in the United States from the mid-nineteenth century to the present.
  • ETHS 235 C  The Civil Rights Movement (3 units)
    (UC/CSU, CSU GE, Cultural Diversity)
    This course explores the principal factors that gave rise to the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s.