Black Studies (Associate in Arts)
|Courses Required for the Major:|
|3||BLAS 100 Introduction to Black Studies|
|3||BLAS 104 Black Psychology OR|
BLAS 130 The Black Family
|3||BLAS 115 Sociology/Black Perspective (City) OR|
BLAS 116 Contemporary Social Problems from a Black Perspective OR
BLAS 135 The Black Family (City)
|3||BLAS 110 Afro-American Art OR|
BLAS 120 Black Music
|3||BLAS 125 Dynamics of the Black Community|
|3||BLAS 140A History of the U.S., Black Perspectives|
|3||BLAS 150 Black Women in Literature and the Media OR|
BLAS 155 Afro-American Literature
|Select six units from:|
|3||BLAS 111 African Art History|
|3||BLAS 140B History Of The U.S., Black Perspectives|
|3||BLAS 145A Introduction to African History|
|3||BLAS 145B, Introduction to African History|
|3||BLAS 165 Sexuality and Black Culture|
|3||BLAS 175 Psycho-History of Racism and Sexism|
|3||COMS 103 Oral Communication|
|3||ENGL 101 Reading and Composition|
|3||ENGL 105 Composition and Literature|
|27||= Total Units|
|and electives as needed to meet minimum 60 units required for the degree.|
Note: Only one Black Studies (BLAS) course from the above list may be used to satisfy SDCCD general education requirements.
Academic Requirements (Associate in Arts).
Electives as needed to meet minimum of 60 units required for the degree:
Recommended Electives: Black Studies 106, 290, 296; Business 140; Chicano Studies 201, 210; Economics 120, 121; English 49; Geography 102; History 109, 110; Mathematics 96 or higher; Philosophy 102A; Political Science 103; Psychology 135, 270.
Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university should complete courses required for the university major and the general education pattern required by that transfer institution. See the Mesa College catalog TRANSFER INFORMATION section. Additional courses may be required to meet university lower-division requirements.
Course requirements at the transfer institution are subject to change and may be verified by a counselor or by consulting the current university catalog. Many Baccalaureate in Arts degrees require third semester competency in a foriegn language. Consult the current catalog of the transfer institution and consult with a counselor.