Ethnic Studies at College of San Mateo - Associate in Arts Degree: Ethnic Studies
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Ethnic Studies
AAMajor in Ethnic Studies


Degree Requirements
Complete General Education and other requirements listed for the Associate degree and

Major Requirements: 18 semester units

A grade point average of 2.0 is required for the major courses.

Select 6 units from the following courses:

ETHN 101 Latin American and Indigenous Peoples History and Culture 3.0 units
ETHN 103 Asian Pacific American History and Culture Experience 3.0 units
ETHN 104 Asian Pacific Islanders in United States History and Culture 3.0 units
ETHN 105 African American History and Culture 3.0 units

Plus, select 12 units from the following courses or any course not used above:

ETHN 288 African-American Cinema 3.0 units
ETHN 300 Introduction to La Raza Studies 3.0 units
ETHN 585 Ethnicity in Cinema 3.0 units
ETHN 265 The Evolution of the Hip Hop Cultural Movement 3.0 units