ETNC 4 MEXICAN-AMERICAN ART IN AMERICAN CULTURE

3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This is a course on Mexican-American art and the historical, political, spiritual, and aesthetic antecedents that have nurtured the develop- ment of visual culture. It explores the negotiation of identities in Mexican-American artwork in relation to the politics and iconography of the Chicano movement and analysis of contemporary Mexican- American art genres.

  • Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A Credit transferable: CSU
  • General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area C

ETNC 5 AFRICAN-AMERICAN ARTS AND MUSIC IN AMERICAN CULTURE

3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course explores African-American expressive culture and the historical, political, spiritual, and aesthetic antecedents that have nurtured the symbiosis between music and culture. It examines varied African-American art forms and their relationship to American culture. It explores the development of African-American music from 17th century to present with attention given to its historical and humanis- tic contexts.

  • Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: CSU, Area C1; IGETC, Area 3A; MPC, Area C

ETNC 6 CULTURE IN AMERICAN FILM

3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course introduces students to the critical study of the represen- tation and construction of American culture in film. It examines the ways in which ideologies are conveyed through popular film and how technological, industrial, and aesthetic factors affect screen content. It also examines how diverse images of ethnicity, class, and gender are portrayed in film and explores the perspectives and contributions of diverse cultural groups to American film.

  • Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A Credit transferable: CSU

ETNC 10 INTERCULTURAL RELATIONS IN AMERICAN SOCIETY

3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course explores the nature and complexity of diversity in American society. It examines the origins and explanatory models of differential status, the sociological profile of American ethnic groups, and major issues of intercultural relations. It is an interdisciplinary examination of the social construction of race and ethnicity, theories of prejudice and discrimination, and the historical experiences of vari- ous cultural groups.

  • Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: CSU, Area D3; IGETC, Area 4C; MPC, Area D, F

ETNC 11 AFRICAN-AMERICANS IN AMERICAN HISTORY

3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

An introduction to the role of the African-American in the develop- ment of the United States. Emphasis on the African-American’s contri- bution to life in the United States. Satisfies the CSU American History and Institutions requirement. Also offered as History 11; credit may be earned only once.

  • Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 111 or ENSL 110
  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: CSU, Area D3, D6; IGETC, Area 3B, 4C, 4F; MPC, Area D

ETNC 14 SOCIOLOGY OF LATINOS AND LATINAS

3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

Through sociological perspectives, this course examines the con- temporary experiences of different Latino/Latina groups in the U.S., focusing on regional, national, and global processes. It examines how Latino/Latina groups have been incorporated into, and have contributed to the development of, the economic, political, social, and cultural systems in the United States. The course also emphasizes the interconnections among social processes, group interaction, and individual identity formation. It addresses how overlapping social categories such as national origin, race, class, gender, age, and sexual- ity shape the lives of Latinos and Latinas. Also offered as Sociology 14; credit may be earned only once.

  • Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A Credit transferable: CSU
  • General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area D

ETNC 16 AFRICAN-AMERICANS IN AMERICAN GOVERNMENT

3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course analyzes the relationship between African-Americans and the American political system at the national, state, and local levels. Emphasis is placed on America’s political systems, its political institutions, the principles and processes that give rise to them, and their impact on African-Americans as a racial and ethnic minority in the context of American political democracy. Also offered as Political Science 16; credit may be earned only once.

  • Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: CSU, Area D3, D8; IGETC, Area 4C, 4H; MPC, Area D

ETNC 18 LATINOS IN AMERICAN GOVERNMENT

3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course analyzes the relationship between Latinos and the American political system at the state, local, and national levels. Emphasis is placed on America’s political systems, its political institu- tions, the principles and process that give rise to them, and their impact on Latinos as an ethnic minority in the context of American political democracy. Emphasis is also on the Mexican-American political experience. Also offered as Political Science 18; credit may be earned only once.

  • Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: CSU, Area D3, D8; IGETC, Area 4C, 4H; MPC, Area D

ETNC 20 NATIVE PEOPLES OF NORTH AMERICA

3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course is an anthropological survey of the cultures of native peoples of the United States and Canada before European contact. Also offered as Anthropology 20; credit may be earned only once.

  • Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: CSU, Area D1, D3; IGETC, Area 4A, 4C; MPC, Area D

ETNC 21 ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS OF MESOAMERICA

3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course traces the development, form and history of pre-Colum- bian Mesoamerican civilization, surveying the achievements of the Maya, the Aztec, and their neighbors. Also offered as Anthropology 21; credit may be earned only once.

  • Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: CSU, Area D1, D2; IGETC, Area 4A, 4C; MPC, Area D

ETNC 22 ASIAN AMERICANS AND PACIFIC ISLANDERS IN AMERICAN SOCIETY

3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course is a comparative analysis of how Asian Pacific American communities have adjusted to the American democratic systems over the past century. Their access to legal rights as refugees, alien residents, nationals, and citizens at the federal, state, and local levels is examined. The course also explores their varied expectations, suc- cesses, patterns of assimilation or accommodation, and resistance within the context of federal constitution and varied legal institutions by diverse Asian Pacific American ethnic communities. Also offered as Sociology 22; credit may be earned only once.

  • Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
  • Credit transferable: CSU
  • General Ed. Credit: CSU, Area D3; MPC, Area D

ETNC 24 AFRICAN-AMERICAN IN UNITED STATES HISTORY TO 1865

3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course offers an introduction to the role of African Americans in the development of the United States from the country’s beginnings until 1865. Emphasis is placed on their historical and cultural contribu- tions to life in the United States as well as their socioeconomic and sociopolitical status. Also offered as History 24; credit may be earned only once.

  • Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 111 and 112 or ENSL 110 and 155
  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: CSU, Area C2, D3, D6; IGETC, Area 3B, 4C, 4F; MPC, Area D

ETNC 25 AFRICAN-AMERICAN IN UNITED STATES HISTORY SINCE 1865

3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course offers an introduction to the role of African Americans in the development of the United States from 1865 to present. Emphasis is placed on their historical and cultural contributions to life in the United States as well as their socioeconomic and sociopolitical status. Also offered as History 25; credit may be earned only once.

  • Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 111 and 112 or ENSL 110 and 155
  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: CSU, Area C2, D3, D6; IGETC, Area 3B, 4C, 4F; MPC, Area D

ETNC 30 WOMEN IN CROSS-CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE

3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course explores the female experience in Africa, Asia, the Mid- East, and Latin America, focusing on the ways in which women work for freedom and justice. Class interest determines the geographical areas to be emphasized. Also offered as Anthropology 30 and Women’s Studies 30; credit may be earned only once.

  • Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: CSU, Area D1, D3, D4, D6; IGETC, Area 4A, 4C, 4D, 4F; MPC, Area D

ETNC 40 THE AFRICAN EXPERIENCE

3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course surveys geography, history, culture, politics, and econom- ics of Africa south of the Sahara and its relation with the Atlantic world. Also offered as History 40; credit may be earned only once.

  • Advisories: ENGL 1A
  • Credit transferable: CSU
  • General Ed. Credit: CSU, Area C2, D6; MPC, Area D