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Chicano Studies (AA)

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Please note:  These requirements are based on 2021-2022 LAVC Catalog.

Complete a minimum of 60 transferrable semester units consisting of required courses for major, general education and elective courses as needed.  Some major courses may double count for general education.  Each major course must be completed with a grade of C or higher. To explore career and academic pathway options, visit the LAVC Program Mapper.

Students who plan to graduate and/or transfer should first meet with a Counselor to review and submit a Petition for Graduation early in the semester before they are expected to complete their requirements. Online Graduation  Petitions that are submitted without a counselor’s approval will require a counselor's review and approval in order for it to be processed. For the latest degree requirements, check the LAVC catalog.

Complete the following 6 required courses

Course Course Title UNITS
CHICANO 002 The Mexican-American in Contemporary Society 3
CHICANO 007 The Mexican-American in the History of the United States I 3
CHICANO 008 The Mexican-American in the History of the United States II 3
CHICANO 037 Chicano Literature 3
CHICANO 044 Mexican Civilization 3
CHICANO 054 Mexican-American Arts in American Culture 3

Complete 1 course from the following:

Course Course Title UNITS
CHICANO 042# Contemporary Mexican Literature 3
SPANISH 002* Elementary Spanish II 5
SPANISH 003* Intermediate Spanish I 5
SPANISH 004* Intermediate Spanish II 5
SPANISH 035* Spanish for Spanish Speakers I 5
SPANISH 036* Spanish for Spanish Speakers II 5
SPANISH 037* Composition and Conversation for Spanish Speakers 5

Total units required for major: 21-23
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Follow Associate Degree General Education Requirements – LACCD Plan to meet general education unit requirements.

Required general education units: 21
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Required degree applicable elective units: 16-18
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Total units required: 60

*This course has a prerequisite or a corequisite.
#Cross-referenced course.