Ventura College – Social Justice Studies: Chicana/o Studies Emphasis AA-T

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Required Core 9 units

AES V11/ SOC V03 Racial and Ethnic Group Relations (3 Units)*

CHST V03 Chicana Contemporary Issues (3 Units)*

Select one (1) of the following courses to complete the Required Core:

CHST V01/ AES V20 Introduction to Chicano Studies (3 Units)*

CHST V02/ AES V23 Chicana/o/x and Latina/o/x Studies Issues (3 Units)*

LIST A: Select 3 courses from at least 2 of the following five areas for a minimum of 9 units. Only one course from Area 4 may be used.

Area 1: History or Government

HIST V47/ AES V47 U.S. History: Focus on Chicanos to 1850 (3 Units)*

HIST V58/ AES V58 U.S. History: Focus on Chicanos since 1850 (3 Units)*

HIST V48/ AES V21A Heritage of Mexico to the First Republic (3 Units)*

HIST V57/ AES V21B Heritage of Mexico since Liberation (3 Units)*

Area 2: Arts and Humanities

ENGL V34 Introduction to Chicano Literature (3 Units)*

ART V09A Art of the Ancient America (3 Units)*

ART V09B/ AES V66 Introduction to Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art (3 Units)*

Area 3: Social Science

CHST V24/ SOC V24/ AES V24 Sociology of Chicano Community (3 Units)*

Area 4: Quantitative Reasoning and Research Methods (no more than one course from this area may be used):

MATH V44 Elementary Statistics (4 Units)*

PSY V04 Introduction to Statistics for the Social and Behavioral Sciences (4 Units)*

Area 5: Additional Major Preparation:

CHST V02/ AES V23 Chicana/o/x and Latina/o/x Studies Issues (3 Units)*

SPAN V03 Intermediate Spanish I (5 Units)*

SPAN V04 Intermediate Spanish II (5 Units)*

SPAN V03S Spanish Heritage Language I (5 Units)*

SPAN V04S Spanish Heritage Language II (5 Units)*

*The courses noted with an asterisk were offered online at least once at this college during Fall 2020, Spring 2021 Fall 2021.

The Associate in Arts in Social Justice Studies: Chicana/o Studies for Transfer Degree (Chicana/o Studies AA-T) is intended for students who plan to complete a bachelor’s degree in a similar major at a CSU campus. Students completing the degree are guaranteed admission to the CSU system, but not to a particular campus or major. A student graduating with an Associate in Arts in Social Justice Studies: Chicana/o Studies for Transfer degree may transfer to a four-year institution to complete a bachelor’s degree in Social Justice Studies, Chicana/o Studies, Ethnic Studies, or similar programs.

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In addition to the courses listed above, complete one of the following general education patterns:

  • Option 2 – CSU General Education Breadth
  • Option 3 – IGETC – Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum

Important Note: Some of the courses listed above may require the completion of prerequisites and/or they may also satisfy general education requirements. We encourage all students to meet with a counselor, onsite or online, to create an education plan that will provide the most efficient pathway to degree completion.

The courses listed above, along with Option 2 and Option 3 may or may not be offered online every term at this college. Visit the college’s website (below) for online options in its class schedule.  If you don’t find what you need, search our online course finder to locate an equivalent online course currently available from a partner college.

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