Degree Requirements

The associate degree in Black Studies requires completion of the courses listed below. Additional general education and graduation requirements for the associate degree are listed in the catalog. The associate degree requires a minimum of 60 units.

Associate in Arts Degree: Black Studies

Courses Required for the MajorUnits
BLAS 100, Introduction to Black Studies3
BLAS 104, Black Psychology or
BLAS 130, The Black Family
BLAS 110, African American Art or
BLAS 120, Black Music
BLAS 115, Sociology from a Black Perspective or
BLAS 116, Contemporary Social Problems from a Black Perspective or
BLAS 135, Introduction to Black Politics
BLAS 140A, History of the U.S., Black Perspectives or
BLAS 140B, History of the U.S., Black Perspectives
BLAS 145A, Introduction to African History or
BLAS 145B, Introduction to African History
BLAS 150, Black Women in Literature, Film and the Media or
BLAS 155, African American Literature
Total: 21

Recommended electives: Black Studies 165, 290, 296.