Academic Catalogs

Ethnic Studies (ETHS)

ETHS C1063 Units (54 lecture hours; 0 lab hours)  
Cultural Diversity in Human Services  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Focuses on the major cultural, historical, and societal themes in the US and highlights the competencies needed to address and work effectively with people from various ethnic, racial, and religious groups. Examines the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed for the treatment provider to understand the full context of a client's sociocultural environment and examines those who have been disadvantaged or excluded from mainstream US society. Includes those with co-occurring disorders. This course is identical to HSVC C106. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

Catalog Program Pages Referencing ETHS C106

    ETHS C1223 Units (54 lecture hours)  
    Chicano History  

    Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

    Transfer Credit: CSU.

    This introductory course explores the role played by peoples of Mexican heritage in the development of the United States with a particular focus upon the Southwest. This class will evaluate the significance of Mexican/Latino culture, the status of Chicanos as a minority group within the U.S. society, and the struggles for civil rights. In addition, special attention will be given to historical debates on race, identity, colorism, inequality, citizenship, and activism within the Latinx community and in American society as they relate to barriers facing Latinx people in America today. This course is identical to HIST C122. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

    Catalog Program Pages Referencing ETHS C122

      ETHS C1233 Units (54 lecture hours)  
      History of Ethnic Minorities in the United States  
      Advisory: ENGL C100.

      Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

      Transfer Credit: CSU.

      This course explores the experiences of diverse ethnic groups in the historical development of the United States, including Native Americans, European Americans, African Americans, Hispanic Americans and Asian Americans. Major themes will include concepts of racialization and Eurocentrism, the intersections of ethnicity, class and gender, changing immigration patterns and policies, contemporary implications for historical discrimination, and the long term struggle to create a truly pluralistic and egalitarian society. This course is identical to HIST C123. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

      Catalog Program Pages Referencing ETHS C123

        ETHS C2333 Units (54 lecture hours)  
        Racial and Ethnic Relations in America  

        Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

        Transfer Credit: CSU.

        Sociological analysis of race, ethnicity, and racism. Examines the cultural, political, and economic practices and institutions that support or challenge racism and racial and ethnic inequalities as well as historical and contemporary patterns of interaction between various racial and ethnic groups. This course is identical to SOC C233. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

        Catalog Program Pages Referencing ETHS C233