Global Citizenship Studies Associate in Arts Degree

Division: Social Sciences

PROGRAM CODE: 1A39449

The Global Citizenship Studies Associate in Arts Degree will enable students to describe key developments in the ongoing processes of globalization, climate change, mono-culturalization, decreasing biodiversity and ongoing social injustices and inequities; analyze the concepts of global and local interdependence with reference to United Nations policies and documents; critically consider and connect political, economic, cultural and ecological challenges as discussed in contemporary news and social media venues; and examine and practice strategies for resolution. This degree requires a total of 21 units.

To earn this degree, students must complete 21 units with a grade of C or better, Cypress College Native General Education requirements, California State University General Education Breadth requirements (CSU GE Breadth) or IGETC General Education requirements, including the cultural diversity and reading requirements and any elective courses to complete a minimum of 60 units; and have a minimum GPA of 2.0. At least 50% of all major course work must be completed at Cypress College.

Required Core Courses (6 units):
INDS 200 C Introduction to Global Citizenship Studies3
INDS 201 CGlobal Citizenship Issues3
LIST A: Select one course from each of the four areas below (12 units):12
CULTURE AND SOCIETY
Cultural Anthropology3
Honors Cultural Anthropology
Intercultural Communication3
American Ethnic Studies (formerly ETHS 100 C)3
Honors American Ethnic Studies
African-American History I3
African-American History II3
Chicana-o History I (formerly ETHS 141 C)3
Chicana-o History II3
Native American History I3
Native American History II3
Asian Pacific American History3
Cross-Cultural Psychology (formerly PSY 237 C)3
BIOLOGY AND GEOGRAPHY
Environmental Science3
Nutrition and World Food Issues3
World Geography3
Honors World Geography
Physical Geography3
Cultural Geography3
ECONOMICS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE
International Economics3
Comparative Politics3
International Relations3
HUMANITIES
Multicultural Dance in the US3
Asian American Literature3
Mythology3
Multicultural Literature3
Latino/a/x Literature3
African-American Literature I3
African-American Literature II3
Survey of Arabic Literature (in translation)3
Honors Survey of Arabic Literature
Introduction to Religious Studies3
Sociology of Religion3
Diversity in American Theater3
Honors Diversity in American Theater
LIST B: Select one course from the Career Education list below (3 units):3
Community and the Justice System3
Cultural Tourism3
Renewable and Sustainable Energy3
World Culture and Cuisine (formerly International Cuisine)3
Global Media3
Introduction to Public Health3
Honors Introduction to Public Health
Health and Social Justice3
Honors Health and Social Justice
Global and Community Health3
Total Units21