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Ethnic Studies (AA)


Please note:  These requirements are based on 2018-2019 LAVC Catalog.

Complete a minimum of 60 degree applicable semester units consisting of required courses for major, general education and elective courses as needed.  Some major courses may double count for general education.  Each major course must be completed with a grade of C or higher. Download Graduation Petition Form and return the completed form to the Admissions and Records Office early in your last semester of completing the requirements.  Indicate the degree(s) and general education plan(s) you are completing. For the latest degree requirements, please see the LAVC catalog.


Complete the following 6 required courses

Course Course Title UNITS
AFRO AM 4 The African American in US History  I 3
AFRO AM 5 The African American in US History II 3
CHICANO 7 The Mexican American in US History I 3
CHICANO 8 The Mexican American in US History II 3
JEWISH 1 The Jew in America 3
JEWISH 25 The History of the Jewish People 3

Complete 2 courses from The Following (6 units)

Course Course Title UNITS
AFRO AM 2 The African American in Contemporary Urban Society 3
AFRO AM 20 African American Literature I 3
CHICANO 2 The Mexican American in Contemporary Society 3
CHICANO 44# Mexican Civilization 3
HISTORY 20 History of California and the Pacific Coast 3
JEWISH 2 The Jewish Religious Heritage 3
JEWISH 10# Hebrew Civilization II 3
JEWISH 27 Holocost: A Prototype of Genocide 3
SOC 2 American Social Problems 3
SOC 11 Race and Ethnic Relations 3

Total units required for major: 24

Follow Associate Degree General Education Requirements – LACCD Plan to meet general education unit requirements.

Required general education units: 21

Required degree applicable elective units: 15

Total units required: 60

*This course has a prerequisite or a corequisite.
#Cross-referenced course.