A minimum of 18 units in one of the following options is required.

All courses used to satisfy the major for the Associate in Arts degree must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.
 
PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR MAJOR

UNITS

  OPTION 1 - East-West Culture and Civilization
Eligibility for ENGL 101

HUMAN 101

East/West: Culture and Civilization to 1700

3

Eligibility for ENGL 101

HUMAN 102

East/West: Culture and Civilization from 1700

3

Eligibility for ENGL 101
Eligibility for ENGL 101

HUMAN 105 or
HUMAN 110

The Human Struggle
Science, Literature, and Human Insight

3 or
3

  Select 9 units from at least 3 of the following disciplines:
 Eligibility for ENGL 120 or ESL 151

ANTHR 101

Physical Anthropology

3

 

ART 108

Art of the Eastern World I

3

 

ART 109

Art of the Eastern World II

3

 

ETH S 124

Japanese Experience in America

3

 

ETH S 164

The Armenian Diaspora

3

 

HIST 107

History of Civilization (Pre-History to 800)

3

 

HIST 119

History of the Far East

3

 

HIST 120

History of the Far East

3

 

HIST 132

History of the Philippines

3

 

HIST 135

History of the Vietnam War

3

Eligibility for ENGL 101

HUMAN 115

World Mythology

3

 

PHILO 113

Comparative World Religions: Near East

3

 

PHILO 114

Comparative World Religions: Far East

3

 

PHILO 116

Ethics for Modern Life

3

 

PHILO 119

History of Philosophy: Ancient World

3

 

PHILO 120

History of Philosophy: Modern World

3

 

PHILO 121

Islam: A Way of Life

3

 Eligibility for ENGL 120 or ESL 151

POL S 101

Introduction to Government

3

 

POL S 111

The Modern Middle East: Its Political and Economic Impact

3

  OPTION 2 - Creativity
  Select 6 units from the following:
Eligibility for ENGL 101

HUMAN 106

Modern Society in Its Milieu

3

Eligibility for ENGL 101

HUMAN 117

Creativity, Culture, and Society: Kaleidoscope

3

Eligibility for ENGL 101

HUMAN 120

Literature and the Cultural Arts

3

  Select 3 units from the following:
Eligibility for ENGL 101

HUMAN 105

The Human Struggle

3

Eligibility for ENGL 101

HUMAN 110

Science, Literature, and Human Insight

3

  Select 9 units from at least 3 of the following disciplines:
 Eligibility for ENGL 120 or ESL 151

ANTHR 101

Physical Anthropology

3

 

ART 150

Drawing I

3

ART 150 (concurrently)

ART 160

Painting I

3

 

ART 186

Ceramics

3

 

BIOL 123

Evolution

3

 

DANCE 110

Ballet Technique

.5-2.5

 

DANCE 115

Modern/Contemporary Dance Technique

.5-2.5

 

DANCE 120

Jazz Technique

.5-2.5

DANCE 101 or equivalent

DANCE 130

Choreography

.5-2.5

Eligibility for ENGL 101 or equivalent

ENGL 103

Creative Writing Workshop

3

 

ENGL 111

Women in Literature

3

 

ENGL 130

Science Fiction Literature

3

 

ETH S 101

Latin American Cultural Expression

3

FREN 102 or 3 years of H.S. French

FREN 105

Conversational French

3

FREN 105 or equivalent

FREN 106

Advance Conversational French

3

 

PHILO 116

Ethics for Modern Life

3

 

PHILO 117

Introduction to Logic

3

1 year of college Spanish or 3 years of H.S. Spanish

SPAN 105

Conversational Spanish

3

1 year of college Spanish or 3 years of H.S. Spanish

SPAN 106

Advanced Conversational Spanish

3

Corequisite: DANCE 140

T ART 103

Fundamentals of Acting (Vocal Interpretation)

3

T ART 103, SPCH 105, DANCE 141 (DANCE 141 may be taken concurrently)

T ART 104

Fundamentals of Acting (Body Movement)

3

 

T ART 109

Stage Make-up

1

T ART 131 or equivalent (3 units)

T ART 121

Stage Scenic Design

2

 

T ART 123

Stage Costume Design Workshop

1-3

T ART 133 or equivalent

T ART 134

Practical and Theoretical Aspects of Stage Lighting

2

  OPTION 3 - American Responses to Other Cultures
  Select 9 units from the following:
Eligibility for ENGL 101

HUMAN 105

The Human Struggle

3

Eligibility for ENGL 101

HUMAN 110

Science, Literature, and Human Insight

3

Eligibility for ENGL 101

HUMAN 111

Irish History, Literature, and Culture from the Beginning to the Present

3

Eligibility for ENGL 101

HUMAN 125

Crosscurrents: American Social Values

3

  Select 9 units from at least 3 of the following disciplines:
 

ENGL 111

Women in Literature

3

 

ENGL 124

Contemporary Literature

3

Eligibility for ENGL 101

ENGL 126

The Modern Drama

3

Eligibility for ENGL 120 or ESL 151

ENGL 127

Children's Literature

3

 

ENGL 128

The Bible as Literature

3

 

ETH S 101

Latin American Cultural Expression

3

 

ETH S 102

Latinos in the United States

3

 

ETH S 110

Contemporary Ethnic Women

3

 

ETH S 120

Mexican-American Studies

3

 Eligibility for ENGL 120 or ESL 151

ETH S 121

Ethnic and Racial Minorities

3

 

ETH S 123

Asians in America

3

 

ETH S 132

The African American Experience in the United States

3

 

ETH S 164

The Armenian Diaspora

3

FREN 104 or equivalent

FREN 124

Introduction to French Literature: Genres

3

FREN 104 or 124 or equivalent

FREN 125

Introduction to French Literature: Middle Ages through the 18th Century

3

FREN 104 or 124 or equivalent

FREN 126

Introduction to French Literature: 19th Century to Present

3

 

GEOG 102

Cultural Geography

3

GERM 102 or equivalent

GERM 125

Introduction to German Literature

3

GERM 102 or equivalent

GERM 126

Introduction to German Literature

3

 

HIST 103

History of Early Latin America

3

 

HIST 104

History of Contemporary Latin America

3

 

HIST 111

The Woman in American History

3

 

HIST 113

History of Mexico

3

 

HIST 114

History of Baja California

3

 

HIST 119

History of the Far East

3

 

HIST 120

History of the Far East

3

 

HIST 121

Armenian History

3

 

HIST 131

A History of Africa since 1800

3

 

HIST 132

History of the Philippines

3

 

HIST 135

History of the Vietnam War

3

 

PHILO 121

Islam: A Way of Life

3

 

PHILO 122

Latin American Philosophy

3

 

SOC S 134

Women, Men, and Society

3

SOC 102

Social Crises of Today

3

 

SOC 105

Introduction to Gerontology

3

 

SPAN 124

English Translations of Masterpieces of Hispanic Literature

3

SPAN 104 and 106 or equivalent

SPAN 126

Survey of Spanish American Literature

3

SPAN 104 and 106 or equivalent

SPAN 127

Mexican Literature

3

SPAN 104 and 106 or equivalent

SPAN 128

Cuban Literature

3

  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED

18


NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET.  SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
 
August 2009 GCC Catalog 2009-2010

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