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Skills Certificate in Cultural Competency


Please note:  These requirements are based on 2021-2022 LAVC Catalog.

Each major course must be completed with a grade of C or higher. To explore career and academic pathway options, visit the LAVC Program Mapper.

Students who plan to graduate and/or transfer should first meet with a Counselor to review and submit a Petition for Graduation early in the semester before they are expected to complete their requirements. Online Graduation Petitions that are submitted without a counselor's approval will require a counselor's review and approval in order for it to be processed. For the latest program requirements, check the LAVC catalog.


Complete 2 COURSE from the following (6 UNITS)

Course Course Title UNITS
ANTHRO 102 Human Ways of Life: Cultural Anthropology 3
ANTHRO 104 Human Language and Communication 3
ANTHRO 121 Anthropology of Religion, Magic and Witchcraft 3
GEOG 2 Cultural Elements of Geography 3

Complete 1 course from the following (3 units)

Course Course Title UNITS
AFRO AM 2 The African American in Contemporary Urban Society 3
CHICANO 2 The Mexican American in Contemporary Society 3
JEWISH 1 The Jew in America 3
SOC 11 Race and Ethnic Relations 3

Total units required: 9

*This course has a prerequisite or a corequisite