The Associate in Arts program in Kumeyaay Studies is designed to provide an understanding of Kumeyaay history, culture and heritage. It is a multi-disciplinary degree, drawing from the sciences, humanities, world languages and history departments. Through specific coursework that encompasses on-site learning experiences, students will learn about the Kumeyaay Nation of San Diego’s East County region.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Interpret and evaluate evidence by analyzing biases, patterns, trends, and relationships.
- Evaluate and apply subject matter to students’ lived experiences and current events.
- Analyze how power and privilege operate in society, through the categories of race, class, gender, ethnicity, and sexuality.
- Develop and support arguments with evidence, including academic and organic (i.e. cultural, traditional, and experiential).
- Research and explore career options and/or obtain experience in a career field.
Associate in Arts Degree Requirements
|KUMEY-120||Kumeyaay Language I||4|
|KUMEY-121||Kumeyaay Language II||4|
|KUMEY-128/HIST-128||Kumeyaay History I: Precontact - 1845||3|
|KUMEY-129/HIST-129||Kumeyaay Hist II: 1846 - Present||3|
|List A. Select Four (4) Units:||4|
|List B. Select two of the following:||6|
|Kumeyaay Arts and Culture I|
|Kumeyaay Arts and Culture II|
|Introduction to Kumeyaay Basketry & Pottery|
|List C. Select one of the following:||3-4|
|Introduction to Cultural Resource Management|
|Introduction to Native American Politics and Policy|
|Kumeyaay Conflict Resolution|
|Kumeyaay Language III|
One any course from List A or B not selected