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LAS - Multicultural Studies Emphasis

Liberal Arts and Sciences - Multicultural Studies Emphasis

The Liberal Arts and Sciences degree prepares students for life in the global community by helping them develop a core of knowledge, skills, and attitudes essential for personal and professional success. The associate degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences is available in four areas of emphasis: Humanities, Multicultural Studies, Natural Science, and Social Science. Please refer to the following descriptions for the specifics of each area of emphasis. A total of 60 units are required for the degree. Students must complete COSGE pattern and a minimum of 18 units in the areas of emphasis. Consult with a counselor or advisor for course selections.

The Multicultural Studies Area of Emphasis is an interdisciplinary option for students who desire a broad study in multicultural studies through courses from Early Childhood Education, English, Ethnic Studies, Geography, Music, Philosophy, Psychology, and Sociology. The Multicultural Studies Area of Emphasis courses may also help you prepare to transfer to a university. Courses completed to satisfy the Area of Emphasis requirements below will also count toward satisfying College of the Siskiyous and university transfer general education requirements. Consult with your advisor or counselor to develop an education plan that is appropriate for your academic goals.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Area of Emphasis, the student should be able to:

  • Identify and explain diverse cultural customs, beliefs, traditions or lifestyles and contrast the experience of a historically under-represented group with that of the dominant culture.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of personal, social, or historical biases and prejudices.


For information or questions regarding this or other programs at College of the Siskiyous contact the Office of Academic Affairs.

Email: Office of Academic Affairs
Phone: (530) 938-5201