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AA Chicano Degree 

The associate degree curriculum in Chicano studies emphasizes the history, development, and role of Chicano culture.  Completion of the degree program prepares students to pursue a major leading to a baccalaureate degree.

Requirements for the associate in arts degree are listed below.

Course Requirements

Art 104, Mexican & Chicano Art History (3 units)
Chicano Studies 101, Introduction to Chicano Studies (3 units)
English 246, Survey of Chicano Literature (3 units)
Ethnic Studies 101, Introduction to Ethnic Studies
Ethnic Studies 101H, Honors Introduction to Ethnic Studies (3 units)
History 124, Mexican-American History in the United States
History 124H, Honors Mexican-American History in the United States (3 units)
History 153, History of Mexico (3 units)
History 181, Survey of Chicana/Latina Women's History (3 units)
Spanish 101, Elementary Spanish I
Spanish 102, Elementary Spanish II (5 units)

Other Requirements 

A minimum of six (6) units (but, no more than three (3) units from any one discipline) taken from the following list:
Anthropology 100 or 100H, 104 or 104H, 105, 125; Black Studies 101; Dance 105, 110, 111, 112; English 104 or 104H; History 101 or 101H, 102 or 102H, 105, 125, 127, 150, 151; Human Development 221; Music 102 or 102H; Sociology 100 or 100H; Spanish 201 or 201H, 202 or 202H.
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