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Ethnic Studies 1
Introduction to Ethnic Studies

3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English 1A
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC

This course provides a multidisciplinary introduction and analysis of ethnic groups in the United States. Various theories and perspectives will be examined to better comprehend the effects of institutional racism, marginalization, socio-economic and political discrimination, and ethnocentrism on American ethnic and racial groups.

Ethnic Studies 3

The Chicano in Contemporary United States Society

3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English 1A
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This course introduces the student to the complexity and diversity of contemporary Chicano society in the United States. The impact of American values in the socialization of Mexican Americans will be assessed with particular emphasis on political, economic, social, cultural and educational institutions.

Ethnic Studies 5
Chicano Culture

3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English 1A
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC

This course is an interdisciplinary study of Chicano culture in the United States. Emphasis is placed on the historical roots and development of the cultural contributions of Chicanos to American society in the arts, literature, language, music and other expressions of contemporary popular culture. Analysis of the central components of Chicano cultural values, norms and customs will also be assessed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Published 12/21/16