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AA in Social Justice Studies for Transfer



Social Justice Studies
Associate Degree for Transfer. A Degree with a guarantee.

The Associate in Arts in Social Justice Studies for Transfer (AA-T) Degree is intended to meet the lower division require-ments for Various Social Science majors (or similar majors) at a CSU campus that offers a Social Justice baccalaureate degree.  The Social Justice Studies degree is an interdisciplinary degree that engages students in examining identity issues such as gender, race, class, ethnicity, and nationality as they intersect with the social justice issues of racism, sexism, classism, terrorism and other oppressive structures within society.  This degree is designed to appeal to the student who is interested in learning about the experiences of marginalized groups and those going into majors such as:  Sociology, History, Political Science, Women’s Studies, Race and Ethnic Studies.

*Students are advised to check with the Counseling Depart-ment for the courses accepted into the various majors that fall under the umbrella of “Social Justice” at four-year institutions where they seek transfer.

Major Advising Sheet: Social Justice Studies for Transfer 20-21

Required Courses
SOC 102 Major Social Problems 3
SOC 116 Introduction to Race and Ethnic Relations 3
SOC 120 Perspectives of Sex & Gender 3
Choose 3 units from the following list:
HIST 122 History of Mexico 3
HIST 158 US Comparative History of American Indians and Black Americans 3
HIST 170 Women in American History 3
Choose 3 units from the following list:
CHST 146 The Mexican American in the History of the United States 3
LIT 117 or
LIT 117H
Mexican Literature in Translation
*Mexican Literature in Translation Honors
LIT 130 or
LIT 130H
*Women and Literature
*Women and Literature Honors
LIT 149 Introduction to Chicana/Chicano Literature 3
Choose 3 units from the following list:
CHST 101 Introduction to Chicano Studies 3
CHST 148 La Chicana: The Contemporary Mexican-American Female 3
HIST 156 Black American Experience to 1865 3
HIST 157 Black American Experience since 1865 3
HIST 159 or
US Comparative History of Mexican and Asian Americans
*US Comparative History of Mexican and Asian Americans, Honors
HUM 130 Contemporary Mexican-American Culture 3
POLS/CHST 150 Chicano Politics 3
SOC 105 Introduction to Humans Sexuality 3
SOC/ANTH 110 Human Sexuality from a Cross-Cultural Perspective 3

Required Subtotal: 18

CSU GE or IGETC Pattern: Units Vary
Transferable Electives (as needed to reach 60 transferable units)

Units Required: 60