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Associate of Arts for Transfer: Social Justice Studies (37161)

Learning Outcome(s)

Upon successful completion of the major requirements for this degree, students will be able to
  • Demonstrate familiarity with theories and theoretical perspectives, concepts, findings, assessments, problems, institutions, history, and trends within the field of Social Justice.
  • Articulate perspectives of social justice, institutional oppression, marginalized groups, intersectional identities, and social institutions.
Major Requirements​ Units
SOC 150: Introduction to Race and Ethnicity 3
SOC 220: Introduction to Gender and Sexualities 3

Select one (1) course from the following (Core):

CHST 101: Introduction to Chicano Studies
ETHN 101: Introduction to Ethnic Studies



Select three (3) courses from at least two of the following areas (List A): 9-10
​Area 1: History or Government  
HIST 118: Social and Cultural History of the United States (3)
HIST 124: Mexican-American History in the United States (3)
HIST 127: Women in U.S. History (3)
POLT 221: Women in American Politics (3)
Area 2: Arts and Humanities
ENGL 246: Survey of Chicano Literature
ENGL 278: Survey of Literature by Women
HIST 152: Latin American History
HIST 162: Asian Civilizations
PHIL 120: Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy
Area 3: Social Science Units​  
COMM 120/120H: Introduction to Intercultural Communication (3)
COMM 225/225H: Gender Communication (3)
HIST 240: Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies (3)
PSYC 170: Multicultural Psychology (3)
PSYC 180: Psychology of Gender (3)
Area 4: Quantitative Reasoning and Research Methods Units  
MATH 219/219H: Statistics and Probability (4)
SO​C 120: Introduction to Sociological Research Methods (3)
Area 5: Major Preparation Units  
CHST 101: Introduction to Chicano Studies (3)
ETH​N 101: Introduction to Ethnic Studies (3)
TOTAL 18-19