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Black Studies is a multidisciplinary curriculum offering courses in American Institutions, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Learning Skills. The program builds a positive understanding and knowledge of the history, culture, and contributions of Africans and Afro-Americans. All students benefit from courses in Black Studies, especially those who pursue careers in social sciences, education, law, counseling, journalism, social work, health care professions, teaching, business, and public administration.

Award Type Units

*and courses to meet graduation requirements, general education and electives as needed to meet the minimum of 60 units required for the degree.

Transfer Information

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 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 foreign language. Consult the current catalog of the transfer institution and consult with a counselor.

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