Native American Studies (AA)
Program of Study Code: 001076
Term Effective: Spring 2023
The Native American Studies Associate in Arts is designed to prepare students for transfer to a baccalaureate program in Native American Studies, American Indian Studies, or Ethnic Studies with an emphasis on Native American Cultural Studies. The degree offers an interdisciplinary approach that includes Native American visual arts, literature, religious traditions, and history, as well as the interaction of Native American cultures with non-native cultures within a larger historical context of California and the United States. The Associate Degree in Native American Studies also prepares students to serve in a variety of capacities. Graduates can attain positions with: tribes, indigenous organizations, federal, state, and local governments, social service agencies, non-profit organizations, community organizations, museums, youth-serving organizations, schools, and research centers, among others
Program Student Learning Outcomes
- Identify examples of American Indian traditional knowledge and counter narratives, and apply these to current socio-geopolitical issues, including racialization, equity, ethnocentrism, eurocentrism, settler colonialism, self-determination, liberation, decolonization, and anti-racism.
- Distinguish and compare Native American stereotypes and explain how these stereotypes were created, why they are sustained in modern society, and how they perpetuate the process of racialization, settler colonialism, and eurocentrism.
- Analyze the intersection of Native identity and sovereignty with race, ethnicity, class, gender, and sexuality through analysis of federal, state, and tribal policies.
- Understand the unique nation-to-nation relationship between the U.S. and tribal nation governments through analysis of treaties, Congressional acts, and case law.
Native American Studies Requirements - complete 18.00 unitsETHST 24Introduction to Native American Studies3.00ETHST 25The American Indian and the U.S. Political System3.00ETHST 26The Original Californians3.00ETHST 27American Indians Today3.00
Complete any combination totaling at least 6.00 units from the following:ANTHRO 2Cultural Anthropology3.00ANTHRO 34Native Cultures of California3.00ANTHRO 43Native American Art and Culture3.00COUN 7Identity and Cultural Diversity3.00ETHST 20Introduction to Ethnic Studies3.00HIST 21Race, Ethnicity and Gender in American Culture3.00HIST 22History of California3.00PSYCH 34The Psychology of Prejudice and Discrimination3.00SOC 30Race and Ethnic Relations3.00THAR 6Multicultural Perspectives in American Theatre3.00
Human Services: Addiction Studies (AA)
Program of Study Code: 001015
Term Effective: Fall 2021
The Human Services: Addiction Studies major is designed to provide the student with the academic preparation and field experience needed to work with the drug-dependent. It provides a broad base of knowledge regarding approaches to drug education and prevention, treatment issues, counseling skills, ethical issues, and practical knowledge about drugs and their effects.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate an understanding of the human services field and its operational function in relation to client services;
- Examine and perform various human service roles within the profession incorporating counseling skills, ethical principles and sensitivity to diversity;
- Demonstrate ability to use research tools to locate and evaluate information that can be applied to the human services field;
- Demonstrate an understanding of theoretical principles in the behavioral sciences to help address the needs of human services clients; and
- Identify the essential components of alcohol and drug addiction and employ the tools and skills needed to work with clients in treatment centers.
Human Services Core Requirements - complete 33.00 unitsCOUN 7Identity and Cultural Diversity3.00HUSV 80Introduction to Addiction Studies3.00HUSV 83Family Systems in Addiction Studies3.00HUSV 87Ethical Issues in Human Services3.00HUSV 88Internship Practicum1.50HUSV 88Internship Practicum1.50HUSV 90Introduction to Human Services3.00HUSV 91Skills and Techniques in Human Services3.00HUSV 92Introduction to Group Counseling3.00HUSV 93Introduction to Case Management3.00HUSV 96Co-Occurring Disorders3.00HUSV 99IHuman Services Internship Work Experience3.00
Addiction Studies Requirements - complete 9.00 unitsHUSV 81Prevention and Education on Addiction3.00HUSV 82Pharmacological & Physiological Effects of Addiction3.00HUSV 99IHuman Services Internship Work Experience3.00
Information Learning Resources Requirement - complete 1.00 unitLIR 10Introduction to Information Literacy1.00
HUSV 88 must be taken twice for a total of 3.0 units.
It is strongly recommended that students complete HUSV 88 and HUSV 99I in the final semester of taking the core requirements. In this program, COUN 99I consists of internships in alcohol or drug settings.
CAADE Certification requires that students complete two internships in different modalities. Students will therefore complete a second HUSV 99I internship as part of the Addiction Studies requirements.