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Graduation Requirements for Associate Degrees 2022-2023

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West Valley College will confer the Associate in Arts (A.A.) or Associate in Science (A.S.) degree upon a student who successfully completes requirements listed below in accordance with WVMCCD Board Policy 4025 and Title 5 § 55063. Graduation requirements (Major, Competency, and General Education) are listed in the College Catalog at the time studies begin. Those requirements may be followed throughout the course of study as long as the student remains in continuous enrollment which is defined as enrollment for at least one regular semester, summer session or winter session each academic year. If a break in attendance occurs, the graduation requirements shall become those listed in the College Catalog which is current at the time studies are resumed.

  1. Residency Requirement: A minimum of 12-degree applicable units must be completed at West Valley College.
  2. Scholarly Requirements: An overall grade point average of 2.0 in 60 units of work reflected on all college transcripts.
  3. Major Requirements: Fulfill a specialized major as listed in the college catalog with a grade of C (or “P”) or better in each major requirement.
  4. Basic Competency Requirements: Proficiency in the following areas is required for an Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees

    Reading & Writing:
    Completion of the ENGL 001A, English Composition (C or better)

    Mathematics:
    A. MATH 104, 106, 106R or higher with a grade of “C” or better, or
    B. Completion of two semesters of high school Algebra 2, Integrated Math 3, Common Core Math 3, or higher with a
    grade of “C-” or better in both semesters.
    Note: High schools have a plus / minus grade option, but West Valley College does not. West Valley College will accept a
    “C-” from the high school.
  5. AREA REQUIREMENTS (GENERAL EDUCATION): Complete a minimum of 25 units from Areas A – G, plus additional courses
    to meet unit requirements.
  1. Transfer General Education Patterns: Students may complete either the CSU GE-B or IGETC.
  2. Reciprocity Agreement: Students completing all of the general education and graduation competency requirements at a participating college will be given full credit for having completed the West Valley College general education-graduation requirements, including reading, writing, and mathematics.
  3. BA/BS Degree: Students who have earned a Baccalaureate degree from an accredited College/University in the United States will not be required to complete the General Education Proficiency requirements at WVC. Students who have earned a Baccalaureate degree from a foreign country must have their transcripts evaluated by a NACES approved service.

Area A: Language and Rationality

Requirement: 6 semester/9 quarter units minimum

Complete one course from each section (2 courses total). All courses from Area A must be complete with a “C” (or P) or better.

Area A1: English Composition

Course Number Course Title
ENGL 001A English Composition (with a “C” or better)

Area A2: Communication & Analytical Thinking

Course Number Course Title
COMM 001 Public Speaking
COMM 001H Honors Public Speaking
COMM 007 Survey of Communication: Career Building Strategies
COMM 010 Introduction to Persuasion
COMM 010H Honors Introduction to Persuasion
COMM 020 Argumentation & Debate
CIST 002 Introduction to Computing (4)
CIST 004A Computer Programing I (C++ Programming) (4)
CIST 004A1 Computer Programing I (Java) (4)
ENGL 001B Critical Thinking through Literature
ENGL 001C Critical Thinking & Writing
ENGL 001CH Honors Critical Thinking & Writing
GIST 016A Introduction to Geospatial Technology
MATH 104 Plane Geometry (4)
MATH 105 Pre-Statistics (5)
MATH 106 Intermediate Algebra (5)
MATH 106R Intermediate Algebra Review (4)
MATH 000D Trigonometry
MATH 000G Mathematics for the Liberal Arts Student
MATH 001 Pre-Calculus Algebra (4)
MATH 002 Pre-Calculus Algebra and Trigonometry (6)
MATH 003A Calculus and Analytical Geometry (5)
MATH 003AH Honors Calculus and Analytical Geometry (5)
MATH 003B Calculus and Analytical Geometry (5)
MATH 003BH Honors Calculus and Analytical Geometry (5)
MATH 004A Intermediate Calculus (5)
MATH 004B Differential Equations (4)
MATH 004C Linear Algebra (4)
MATH 010 Elementary Statistics (4)
MATH 010H Honors Elementary Statistics (4)
MATH 012 Applied Calculus (4)
MATH 014 Math for Elementary School Teachers (Numbers Systems)
MATH 019 Discrete Mathematics (4)
PHIL 002 Introduction to Logic
PHIL 003 Introduction to Ethics**
PHIL 017 Logic & Critical Reasoning
SOCI 012 Introduction to Research Methods

All courses are three (3) semester units unless otherwise noted.

Courses indicated by (**) may be used to meet one area requirement only.


Area B: Natural Sciences

Requirement: 3 Semester/4.5 Quarter Units Minimum

These courses examine the physical universe, its life forms and its natural phenomena. Labs are indicated with "X" in the Lab column.

Area B Natural Sciences Courses

Course Number Course Title Lab
ANTH 001 Introduction to Physical Anthropology  
ASTR 005 Planetarium Astronomy  
ASTR 010 Solar System Astronomy  
ASTR 011 Stellar Astronomy  
ASTR 014 Life in the Universe  
ASTR 020 Family of the Sun (4) X
ASTR 020H Honors Family of the Sun (4) X
ASTR 021 Lifestyles of the Stars (4) X
ASTR 021H Honors Lifestyles of the Stars (4) X
ASTR 022 From Big Bang to Black Holes  
BIOL 002 Environmental Biology  
BIOL 002L Environmental Biology Laboratory (1) X
BIOL 010 + 010L Introduction to Biology + Laboratory (4) X
BIOL 011 Human Biology (4) X
BIOL 012 Introduction to Ecology and Wildlife (4) X
BIOL 013 Natural History of California X
BIOL 014 California Plants and Animals (4) X
BIOL 018 Marine Biology (4) X
BIOL 022 Genetics (4) X
BIOL 023 Introduction to Infectious Diseases  
BIOL 024 Bio in the News  
BIOL 035 Biology of Birds (4) X
BIOL 036 Animal Behavior  
BIOL 037 Evolution – Life on Earth  
BIOL 040 Organismal Biology (4) X
BIOL 041 Principles of Animal Biology (5) X
BIOL 042 Principles of Plant Biology (5) X
BIOL 043 Principles of Cell Biology (5) X
BIOL 045 Microbiology (5) X
BIOL 047 Human Anatomy (5) X
BIOL 048 Human Physiology (5) X
BIOL 050 Human Cadaver Dissection (1) X
BIOL 055 Biology of Sex  
BIOL 056 Ecology of the Sierra Nevada X
BIOL 058 Field Ecology X
BIOL 059 Climate Change  
CHEM 001A, 001B General Chemistry (5/ea) X
CHEM 002 Introductory Chemistry (4) X
CHEM 012A, 012B Organic Chemistry (5/ea) X
CHEM 030A, 030B Fundamentals of Chemistry (4/ea) X
GEOG 001 Intro Physical Geography  
GEOL 001A Physical Geology (4) X
GEOL 001B Historical Geology (4) X
GEOL 0012 Earth Science with Lab (4) X
GEOL 015 Geology of California  
GEOL 020 Field Geology X
GEOL 030 Regional Geology Field Excursion  
HTCH 004 Structure and Function of the Human Body  
NUTR 015 Human Nutrition  
OCEA 010 Introduction to Oceanography (4) X
PHYS 001 Introduction to Physics Problem Solving  
PHYS 002A General Physics – Mechanics (5) X
PHYS 002B General Physics – Electricity & Magnetism (5) X
PHYS 004A Engineering Physics – Mechanics (5) X
PHYS 004B Engineering Physics – Electricity & Magnetism (5) X
PHYS 004C Engineering Physics – Light, Heat, and Waves (5) X
PHYS 004D Advanced Topics in Modern Physics  
PHYS 010 Introduction to Physics (4) X
PMGT 014 Conservation of our Natural Resources  
PSCI 010 Physical Science Survey  
PSCI 020 Weather and Climate  
PSYC 002 Experimental Psychophysiology (4) X
PSYC 002H Honors Experimental Psychophysiology (4) X
PSYC 007 Physiological Psychology  

Area C: Humanities

Requirement: 3 semester/4.5 quarter units minimum

These courses develop an awareness of the ways in which people throughout the ages and in different cultures have responded to themselves and the world around them in artistic and cultural creation.

Area C: Humanities Courses

NOTE: Three 1-unit classes alone may not be used to satisfy this category

Course Number Course Title
ARCH 046 History of Architecture
ARCH 047 History of Modern Architecture
ARCH 072 History of Landscape Architecture
ARTS 001A Survey of Western Art I
ARTS 001AH Honors Survey of Western Art I
ARTS 001B Survey of Western Art II
ARTS 001BH Honors Survey of Western Art II
ARTS 001D Survey of Modern Art
ARTS 001DH Honors Art of the 20th Century
ARTS 001E Design in Society
ARTS 001G History of Photography
ARTS 001J Survey of Non-Western Art: Africa, Oceania, & Indigenous North America
ARTS 004 Art Appreciation
ARTS 007 The Art of Asia
ARTS 010 American Art: A Multi-Cultural Approach
ARTS 012A Art of Pre-Hispanic Mexico
ARTS 012B Art of Colonial & Modern Mexico
ARTS 013 African-American Art History
ARTS 014 Women in Art History
ARTS 031A Beginning Drawing
ARTS 031B Expressive Drawing
ARTS 031C Representational Drawing
ARTS 033A Two-Dimensional Design
ARTS 033C Color Design
ARTS 035A Beginning Life Drawing
ARTS 035B Intermediate Life Drawing
ARTS 035C Intermediate-Advanced Life Drawing
ARTS 035D Advanced Life Drawing
ARTS 047A Beginning Watercolor
ARTS 047B Intermediate Watercolor
ARTS 047C Intermediate-Advanced Watercolor
ARTS 047D Advanced Watercolor
ARTS 049A Beginning Painting
ARTS 049B Intermediate Painting
ARTS 049D Advanced Painting
ARTS 062A Basic Photography
ARTS 062B Black and White Photography
ARTS 062C Color Photography
ARTS 062D Studio Photography
ARTS 065A Ceramics – Handbuilding
ARTS 065B Ceramics – Handbuilding II
ARTS 081 3-Dimensional Design
ARTS 085B Sculpture
ARTS 088A Metal Sculpture Casting
ARTS 095 New Media and Social Change**
ASLA 060A American Sign Language I (5)
ASLA 060B American Sign Language II (5)
DANC 061 Dance in America: A Cultural Perspective
DANC 061H Honors Dance in America: A Cultural Perspective
DIGM 002 Introduction to Electronic Communication
DIGM 099 Introduction to Typography
ENGL 005A Survey of English Literature
ENGL 005B Survey of English Literature 2
ENGL 006A World Literature
ENGL 006AH Honors World Literature
ENGL 006B World Literature 2
ENGL 006BH Honors World Literature 2
ENGL 007A American Literature 1
ENGL 007B American Literature 2
ENGL 010 Children’s Literature
ENGL 012 African American Literature (Same as ETHN 012)**
ENGL 012H Honors African American Literature (Same as ETHN 012H)**
ENGL 013 U.S. Latino Literature (Same as ETHN 013)**
ENGL 013H Honors U.S. Latino Literature (Same as ETHN 013H)**
ENGL 018 Asian American Literature (Same as ETHN 018)**
ENGL 018H Honors Asian American Literature**
ENGL 041 Literature & Film
ENGL 041H Honors Literature & Film
ENGL 043 Classical Mythology
ENGL 043H Honors Classical Mythology
ENGL 044 Bible as Literature
ENGL 046 Contemporary American Multi-Cultural Literature
ENGL 046H Honors Contemporary American Multi-Cultural Literature
ENGL 047 Introduction to Poetry
ENGL 047H Honors Introduction to Poetry
ENGL 048 Honors Introduction to Poetry
ENGL 048H Honors Introduction to Shakespeare
ENGL 049 Modern Fiction
ENGL 049H Honors Modern Fiction
ENGL 070 Creative Writing
ENGL 071 Writing Fiction
ENGL 072 Writing Poetry
ETHN 001 Introduction to Ethnic and Social Justice Studies (Same as SJST 001)
ETHN 012 African American Literature (Same as ENGL 012)**
ETHN 012H Honors African American Literature (Same as ENGL 012H)**
ETHN 013 U.S. Latino Literature (Same as ENGL 013)**
ETHN 013H Honors U.S. Latino Literature (Same as ENGL 013H)**
ETHN 018 Asian American Literature (Same as ENGL 018)**
FDAT 32 History of Fashion
FDAT 088 Fashion and Race in America
FRNC 001A Beginning French (5)
FRNC 001B Beginning French (5)
FRNC 002A Intermediate French (5)
FRNC 002B Intermediate French (5)
FRNC 003A Advanced French Oral & Written Composition (5)
FRNC 003B Advanced French Oral & Written Composition (5)
GERM 001A Beginning German (5)
GERM 001B Beginning German (5)
GERM 002A Intermediate German (5)
GERM 002B Intermediate German (5)
HIST 004A Western Civilizations I: Prehistory to 1500 CE**
HIST 004B Western Civilizations II: 1500 CE to Present**
HIST 005A World History I: Prehistory to 1500**
HIST 005B World History from 1500**
HIST 017A United States History**
HIST 017B United States History**
HIST 020 History & Geography of California
HUMN 001A Human Values in & from the Arts – the Ancient World to the Early Renaissance
HUMN 001B Human Values in and from the Arts –the Renaissance to the Modern Age
INTD 036 History of Interior Design
ITAL 001A Beginning Italian (5)
ITAL 001B Beginning Italian (5)
ITAL 002A Intermediate Italian (5)
ITAL 002B Intermediate Italian (5)
ITAL 050A Basic Italian Conversation and Culture
ITAL 050B Basic Italian Conversation and Culture
JPNS 001A Beginning Japanese (5)
JPNS 001B Beginning Japanese (5)
JPNS 050A Basic Japanese Conversation & Cultures (5)
JPNS 050B Basic Japanese Conversation & Cultures (5)
MUSC 001 Music History: Medieval, Renaissance, & Baroque Periods
MUSC 001H Honors Music History: Medieval, Renaissance, & Baroque 
MUSC 002 Music History: Classical, Romantic & Contemporary Periods
MUSC 002H Music History: Classical, Romantic & Contemporary
MUSC 003A Music Theory Level 1
MUSC 003B Music Theory Level 2
MUSC 004A Music Theory Level 3
MUSC 004B Music Theory Level 4
MUSC 005 Fundamentals of Music
MUSC 006 Introduction to Music Education
MUSC 007 Film Music Appreciation
MUSC 009 Jazz Music History
MUSC 010 Music Appreciation
MUSC 020A Musicianship Level 1
MUSC 020B Musicianship Level 2
MUSC 026 Techniques of Jazz-Rock Guitar
MUSC 027 Introduction to Jazz Piano
MUSC 030A Beginning Piano, Level 1
MUSC 030B Beginning Piano, Level 2
MUSC 031A Intermediate Piano, Level 3
MUSC 031B Intermediate Piano, Level 4
MUSC 032A Beginning Voice, Level 1
MUSC 032B Beginning Voice, Level 2
MUSC 032C Beginning Voice: Musical Theatre
MUSC 033A Intermediate Voice: Level 3
MUSC 033B Intermediate Voice: Level 4
MUSC 036A Beginning Guitar, Level 1
MUSC 036B Beginning/Intermediate Guitar, Level 2
MUSC 036C Intermediate Guitar, Level 3
MUSC 036D Intermediate/Advanced Guitar, Level 4
MUSC 040 Chamber Singers
MUSC 042 Concert Choir
MUSC 042B Concert Choir – Classical Music
MUSC 042C Concert Choir – Modern Music
MUSC 042D Concert Choir – World Music
MUSC 043A Techniques of Jazz Improvisation
MUSC 043B Jazz Improvisation
MUSC 048 Symphonic Orchestra
MUSC 049 Symphonic Band
MUSC 051 Jazz Band
MUSC 051B Jazz Ensemble – The Swing Era
MUSC 051C Jazz Ensemble – Evolution of the “Stage Band”
MUSC 051D Jazz Ensemble – Modern Composers
MUSC 052A Jazz Combo: Early
MUSC 052B Jazz Combo: Swing
MUSC 052C Jazz Combo: Bebop
MUSC 052D Jazz Combo: Fusion
MUSC 053A Chamber Music: Early
MUSC 053B Chamber Music: Classical
MUSC 053C Chamber Music: Modern
MUSC 054 History of Rock and Roll Music
MUSC 055 World Music
MUSC 057 History & Culture of Hip-Hop
MUSC 061 Jazz Singers
MUSC 061B Vocal Jazz Ensemble: Swing
MUSC 061C Vocal Jazz Ensemble: Latin Jazz
MUSC 061D Vocal Jazz Ensemble: Pop & A Cappella
MUSC 062A Solo Performance in Jazz & Popular Music
MUSC 063A Introduction to Music Production
MUSC 063B Commercial Music Production
MUSC 064 Sound Design
MUSC 065A Recording Arts I
MUSC 065B Recording Arts II
MUSC 065C Audio Mixing & Production
MUSC 066 Digital Audio & Notation
MUSC 067A Creating Music for Film, TV and Gaming: Foundations
MUSC 067B Creating Music for Film, TV and Gaming: Techniques
MUSC 069A Songwriting, Level 1
MUSC 069B Songwriting, Level 2
MUSC 070 Music Business
NUTR 022 Sports Nutrition
PHIL 001 Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL 003 Introduction to Ethics**
PHIL 004 Comparative Religions**
PHIL 005 Introduction to Social & Political Philosophy
PHIL 021 World Philosophers on Death & the Good Life**
PHIL 022 Philosophy of Religion
SJST 001 Introduction to Ethnic and Social Justice Studies (Same as ETHN 001)
SPAN 001A Beginning Spanish (5)
SPAN 001B Intermediate Spanish (5)
SPAN 003A Advanced Spanish Oral and Written Composition (5)
SPAN 003B Advanced Spanish Oral and Written Composition (5)
THEA 002A Introduction to Theatrical Design
THEA 005A Introduction to Film/Video Production
THEA 005B Film/Video Production II
THEA 006A Writing for Film & Television
THEA 007A Acting for Film & Television
THEA 007B Acting/Directing for Film & Television
THEA 010 Introduction to Theater
THEA 010H Honors Introduction to Theater
THEA 011A Script Analysis: Classical
THEA 011B Script Analysis: Modern Realism
THEA 011C Script Analysis: Contemporary/ Absurdist
THEA 012 Script Analysis: Survey of Musical Theater
THEA 013 Multicultural Theater
THEA 014A Survey of Film: Horror & Science Fiction 
THEA 014B Survey of Film: Westerns and Musicals
THEA 014C Survey of Film: Gangster & Detective Films
THEA 014D Survey of Film: Superhero Cinema
THEA 014E Survey of Film: The Star Wars Trilogies
THEA 015 Introduction to Film Studies
THEA 016 American Cinema
THEA 018A Introduction to Stage Lighting
THEA 019A Visual Spectacle: Practical Effects & Motion Graphics for Cinema
THEA 020A Studio Theater Production Workshop: American Representational
THEA 020B Studio Theater Production Workshop: Modern/Contemporary
THEA 020C Studio Theater Production Workshop: Classical Greek & European
THEA 020D Studio Theater Production Workshop: Musical & Children’s Theater
THEA 021A Practical Theater (Scene & Stage) I
THEA 021B Practical Theater (Scene & Stage) II
THEA 022A PPractical Theater (Costume & Makeup) I
THEA 022B Practical Theater (Costume & Makeup) II
THEA 033A Stage Movement
THEA 033B Stage Combat
THEA 035A Voice Production & Articulation
THEA 040A Acting One
THEA 040B Acting Two
THEA 040C Acting Three
THEA 045B Stagecraft
THEA 047A Fundamentals of Costume Design
THEA 070A Mainstage Theater Production Workshop: American Representational
THEA 070B Mainstage Theater Production Workshop: Modern & Contemporary
THEA 070C Mainstage Theater Production Workshop: Classical Greek & European Theater
WGQS 001 Introduction to Women’s Studies**
WGQS 001H Honors Introduction to Women's Studies**
WGQS 002 Women in the Arts: Multicultural Perspectives**
WGQS 003 Introduction to Gender & Queer Studies**
WGQS 004A Women in World Cultures**

All courses are three (3) semester units unless otherwise noted.

Courses indicated by (**) may be used to meet one area requirement only.


Area D: Social & Behavioral Sciences

Area D1 Courses

Section 1 – Social and Behavioral Sciences (3 semester units/4.5 quarter units minimum): These courses deal with human, social, psychological, political, and economic institutions and behavior and their historical background, selected from among the following:

Course Number Course Title
ADMJ 001 Introduction to Administration of Justice
ADMJ 026 Organized Crime
ANTH 002 Introduction to Archaeology
ANTH 003 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
ANTH 003H Honors Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
ANTH 004 Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology
ANTH 055 Anthropology of Magic, Witchcraft, and Religion**
BUSN 015 The Entreprenuerial Mindset
BUSN 061 Business, Government, and Society
CHST 002 Child Growth and Development
CHST 005 Diversity – Childhood and Culture**
CHST 063 Child, Family and Community**
COMM 007 Survey of Communication: Career Building Strategies
COMM 012 Intercultural Communication**
COUN 050 Cross-Cultural Perspectives**
ECON 001A Principles of Macroeconomics (4)
ECON 001AH Honors Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 001B Principles of Microeconomics (4)
ECON 001BH Honors Principles of Microeconomics
ETHN 001 Introduction to Social Justice Studies (same as SJST 001)
GEOG 002 Introduction to Cultural Geography
GEOG 006 World Regional Geography
HIST 004A Western Civilizations I: Prehistory to 1500 CE
HIST 004B Western Civilizations II: 1500 CE to Present
HIST 005A World History I: Prehistory to 1500
HIST 005B World History from 1500
HIST 012 African American History
HIST 014 History of the Native North Americans
HIST 016 Mexican-American History
HSCI 008 Contemporary Health**
HSCI 010 Human Sexuality**
HSCI 014 Concepts of Public Health and Society
KINT 033 Women in Sports
POLI 002 Comparative Governments
POLI 003 Introduction to Political Science
POLI 003H Honors Introduction to Political Science
POLI 004 International Relations
PSYC 001 General Psychology
PSYC 001H Honors General Psychology
PSYC 017 Introduction to Social Psychology
PSYC 025 Introduction to Abnormal Psychology**
SJST 001 Introduction to Ethnic and Social Justice Studies (Same as ETHN 001)**
SOCI 001 Introduction to Sociology**
SOCI 002 Social Problems**
SOCI 002H Honors Social Problems
SOCI 003 Social Psychology: A Sociological Perspective**
SOCI 012 Introduction to Research Methods
SOCI 020 Sociology of Race and Ethnicity**
SOCI 028 Sociology of Gender**
SOCI 040 Marriage and Family Sociology**
SOCI 045 Sociology of Human Sexuality**
WGQS 001 Introduction to Women’s Studies**
WGQS 001H Honors Introduction to Women’s Studies**
WGSQ 002 Women in the Arts: Multicultural Perspectives**
WGQS 003 Introduction to Gender and Queer Studies**
WGQS 004A Women in World Cultures**

Area D2 Courses

Section 2: American History and Institutions (3 semester/4 quarter units): Demonstrate proficiency in American history or American government on via credit by exam OR complete a course with a grade of C (or “P”) or better from one of the following:

Course Number Course Title
HIST 017A United States History**
HIST 017B United States History**
HIST 017BH Honors United States History**
HIST 020 History and Geography of California**
POLI 001 American Government
POLI 001H Honors American Government

Area E: Lifelong Learning and Self-Development

Requirement: 3 semester/4 quarter units minimum

The Lifelong Learning requirement will be completed by the selection of either:

Option 1: Three (3) units from Area A-2, B, C or D

Option 2: Three (3) units from courses listed below which cultivate self-understanding and development of the student as an integrated individual capable of coping with life in our modern society, assist students to acquire the skills necessary to adapt to change, gain self-understanding, and set achievable goals, and which include consideration of such matters as cognitive, affective and psycho-motor development, health, stress management, and key relationships of humans to their social and
physical environment.

Area E Courses

Course Number Course Title
BUSN 061 Business, Government and Society
BUSN 078 Business Communication
CHST 053 Contemporary Education in a Changing Society
CHST 063 Child, Family, and Community
COMM 004 Small Group Discussion
COMM 008 Interpersonal Communication
COUN 005 College Success
COUN 012 Careers and Lifestyles
COUN 012C Careers and Lifestyles (1)
COUN 024 Personal Growth
DANC 001 Ballet: Beginning Level 1
DANC 002 Ballet: Beginning Level 2
DANC 003 Ballet: Intermediate Level 3
DANC 004 Ballet: Advanced Level 4
DANC 005 Dance Workshop
DANC 007 Choreography
DANC 008 Rehearsal & Performance in Dance
DANC 011 Jazz Dance: Beginning Level 1
DANC 012 Jazz Dance: Beginning Level 2
DANC 013 Jazz Dance Intermediate Level 3
DANC 014 Jazz Dance: Advanced Level 4
DANC 021 Modern Dance: Beginning Level 1
DANC 022 Modern Dance: Beginning Level 2
DANC 023 Modern Dance: Intermediate Level 3
DANC 024 Modern Dance: Advanced Level 4
DANC 031 Tap for Musical Theatre: Beginning Level 1
DANC 032 Tap for Musical Theatre: Beginning Level 2
DANC 034 Tap for Musical Theatre: Beginning Level 4
DANC 041 Ballroom & Latin Dance: Beginning
DANC 042 Ballroom & Latin Dance: Intermediate
DANC 043 Ballroom & Latin Dance: Advanced
DANC 044 Lindy Hop & Swing
DANC 051A World Dance: Flamenco of Spain, Beginning
DANC 051B World Dance: Flamenco of Spain, Beginning
DANC 060 Studio Dance Production
FDAT 027 Professional Image
HSCI 008 Contemporary Health**
HSCI 010 Human Sexuality**
HSCI 012 Understanding Stress – A Multidisciplinary Perspective
HSCI 014 Concepts of Public Health and Society
KINS 11.07 Pilates Cadillac, Chair and Barrels Instructor Training
KINS 12.20 Open Water Diver
KINS 12.22 Advanced Marine Diver
KINT 033 Women in Sports
KINT 035 Leadership Development of the Student Athlete
KINT 042 Principles of Strength Training & Conditioning
KINT 044 Lifetime Fitness
LIBR 004 Information Competency (1)
LRSV 001 Learning Strategies for College and Careers
NUTR 015 Human Nutrition
NUTR 022 Sports Nutrition
PSYC 012 Human Growth and Development
PSYC 025 Introduction to Abnormal Psychology**
PSYC 030 Psychology of Addiction and Substance Abuse
SOCI 001 Introduction to Sociology**
SOCI 002 Social Problems**
SOCI 002H Honors Social Problems**
SOCI 003 Social Psychology: Sociological Perspective**
SOCI 020 Sociology of Race and Ethnicity**
SOCI 028 Sociology of Gender**
SOCI 040 Marriage and Family Sociology**
SOCI 045 Sociology of Human Sexuality**

Courses indicated by (**) may be used to meet one area requirement only.

All courses are three (3) semester units unless otherwise noted.


Area F: Cultural Diversity

Requirement: 3 semester/4 quarter units minimum

Area F Courses

Course Number Course Title
ANTH 003 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology**
ANTH 003H Honors Introduction to Cultural Anthropology**
ANTH 004 Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology**
ANTH 055 Anthropology of Magic, Witchcraft, and Religion**
ARTS 001E Design in Society**
ARTS 010 American Art: A Multi-Cultural Approach**
ARTS 095 New Media and Social Change**
CHST 005 Diversity – Childhood and Culture**
COMM 012 Intercultural Communication
COUN 050 Cross-Cultural Perspectives**
DANC 061 Dance in America: A Cultural Perspective**
DANC 061H Honors Dance in America: A Cultural Perspective**
ENGL 012 African American Literature (Same as ETHN 012)**
ENGL 012H Honors African American Literature (Same as ETHN 012H)**
ENGL 013 U.S. Latino Literature (Same as ETHN 013)**
ENGL 013H Honors U.S. Latino Literature (Same as ETHN 013H)**
ENGL 018 Asian American Literature (Same as ETHN 018)**
ENGL 018H Honors Asian American Literature**
ENGL 046 Contemporary American Multi-Cultural Literature**
ENGL 046H Honors Contemporary American Multi-Cultural Literature **
ETHN 012 African American Literature (Same as ENGL 012)**
ETHN 012H Honors African American Literature (Same as ENGL 012H)**
ETHN 013 U.S. Latino Literature (Same as ENGL 013)**
ETHN 013H Honors U.S. Latino Literature (Same as ENGL 013H)**
ETHN 018 Asian American Literature (same as ENGL 018)**
FDAT 088 Fashion and Race in America
GEOG 002 Introduction to Cultural Geography
GEOG 006 World Regional Geography
MUSC 055 World Music **
NUTR 020 World Food Customs & Nutrition
PMGT 010 Introduction to Park Management
PHIL 004 Comparative Religions**
PHIL 021 World Philosophers on Death and the Good Life**
PSYC 009 Psychology of Women: A Multicultural Perspective
SOCI 001 Introduction to Sociology**
SOCI 002 Social Problems**
SOCI 002H Honors Social Problems**
SOCI 003 Social Psychology: A Sociological Perspective**
SOCI 020 Sociology of Race and Ethnicity**
SOCI 028 Sociology of Gender**
SOCI 040 Marriage and Family Sociology**
SOCI 045 Sociology of Human Sexuality**
WGQS 001 Introduction to Women’s Studies**
WGQS 001H Honors Introduction to Women's Studies**
WGSQ 002 Women in the Arts: Multicultural Perspectives**

Area G: Kinesiology Activity

Physical education or dance activity

1 unit required – Course must be activity based; no Kinesiology Theory courses.

Last Updated 10/13/22