Academic Catalogs

Ethnic Studies (ETHS)

ETHS G1033 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Race, Ethnicity and Political Issues  
Advisory: ENGL G100 or ENGL G100S.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course is identical to PSCI G103. This course surveys American political policies and issues. The emphasis will be on areas of significance confronting African American, Native American, Asian and Latinx populations. Students will learn life-long skills necessary to evaluate policies and issues, analyze opposing viewpoints and problem-solve. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

Catalog Program Pages Referencing ETHS G103

    ETHS G1503 Units (54 lecture hours)  
    Ethnic Groups of the United States: Their Histories  

    Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

    Transfer Credit: CSU.

    This course is identical to HIST G155. This course covers the History of the United States from the pre-Columbian era to the modern day through the experiences of Native Americans, African Americans, Latinx Americans, and Asian Americans. Special consideration will be given to how these ethnic groups shaped the culture and identity of the United States. Furthermore, the history of these groups will be examined against the interconnections of racial, gender, and social (i.e. "The Big Three") power hierarchies that contribute to inequities in American society. Lastly, this course will explore the mission of the historic social justice movements which continue to combat these inequities. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

    Catalog Program Pages Referencing ETHS G150

      ETHS G1673 Units (54 lecture hours)  
      Psychology of Racism and Oppression  
      Advisory: PSYC G100.

      Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

      Transfer Credit: CSU.

      This course is identical to PSYC G167. This course examines psychological theory, research and impact of racism, oppression, prejudice, and discrimination. It explores the underpinnings of oppression, racialization, and racism as well as the psychological and sociocultural effects of lived experiences of the four core racialized groups: African Americans, Asian Americans, Native Americans, and Latinx Americans. It investigates triggers of prejudice and the complex psychological patterns among majority and nonmajority groups. Students also learn about current movements of equity and resistance as they relate to the psychological impact experienced by communities of color. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

      Catalog Program Pages Referencing ETHS G167

        ETHS G1813 Units (54 lecture hours)  
        American Government: The Politics of Race and Ethnicity  
        Advisory: ENGL G100 or ENGL G100S.

        Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

        Transfer Credit: CSU.

        This course is identical to PSCI G181. This course provides an introduction to United States and California governments and examines their constitutions, political institutions and processes, and political actors. Students will analyze the politics of race and ethnicity and its effect on political behavior, institutions and the exercise of political power. Central to this study will be the history, experiences and contributions of African Americans, Asians, Native Americans and Latinx. Additionally, this course will focus on policy content and relevant political issues facing racial and ethnic populations. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

        Catalog Program Pages Referencing ETHS G181