As an Ethnic studies student you can take interdisciplinary courses that will prepare you to think critically about, and be an active member in our diverse society. The Ethnic Studies department at SJCC features courses in African American studies, Chicano/Mexican American studies & Vietnamese American studies. Through examination of socio-historical experiences of people of color you will develop an awareness of social justice that will give you a strong foundation for majoring in Ethnic Studies or social sciences and fulfill a general education graduation requirement.
Ethnic Studies students have followed many career paths that include:
EducationLawSocial WorkImmigrant RightsAdministration of Justice Civil RightsCommunity Organizing and more!
ETHNIC STUDIES COURSES
ETH 020-African American Culture
ETH 026-Vietnamese Women in the U.S.
ETH 027-Introduction to Race & Ethnicity in American History
ETH 030-Chicana/o Culture
ETH 031-Contemporary Issues in Mexican American CommunitiesETH-037A-Mexican American History I (new course - click for flyer)
ETH 041-Vietnamese American Culture
Ethnic Studies Program Student Learning Outcomes
Critically analyze the socio-historical origins, processes and consequences of dominance and subordination in regards to race, ethnicity, class, gender, power, and social stratification.Compare the socio-historical evolution of major Ethnic groups in American society and test various theoretical models.Assess the racial history of America and relevant sociological terminology critical to that assessment.
Jesus Covarrubias(408) 298-2181 x3885Jesus.Covarrubias@sjcc.edu
Mai Le Del Buono(408) 298-2181 x3061
Khalid White(408) 298-2181 x3050Khalid.White@sjcc.edu