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American Ethnic Studies Pre-Major, AA-DTA Planning Guide


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Where does my path start?


You will complete an Associate of Arts - Direct Transfer Agreement (AA-DTA) at Shoreline.

Once you complete your Shoreline degree, you can transfer to a four-year school to earn a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in American Ethnic Studies. It is also an excellent program of study for graduate work in the Social Sciences, Medicine, Law, Education, Business, Public Policy, Politics, and Diplomacy.  

What courses should I take?

This unofficial guide is intended to support you as you prepare for your major. Please consult with an advisor and your chosen four-year school(s), as program and admissions requirements vary and may change without notice.

General Education Requirements - 20 Credits


Multicultural Understanding (5 Credits)


Select one of the following courses:

HUM 105 , CMST 203 , CMST 285 , GWS 284 , HIST 245 , MCS 105 PSYC 230 .

Quantitative/Symbolic Reasoning (5 Credits)


Choose one of the following classes.

MATH& 107 , MATH 111 , MATH& 141 , MATH& 142 , MATH& 146 , MATH& 148 , MATH& 151 , MATH& 152 , MATH& 163 , MATH 207 MATH 208 , MATH 211 , MATH& 264 , PHIL& 120  

* Students planning to transfer to the University of Washington must consult Math Advising, mathadvising@shoreline.edu.

Distribution Requirements - 45 Credits


Humanities (15 Credits)


Select from at least two different disciplines (e.g., Art and Drama) in Humanities. Maximum of 5 credits allowed in Performance/Skills courses. No more than 5 credits in a world language at the 100 level. Recommended: AES 215 , ENGL 247 , ENGL 257 .

Natural Sciences (15 Credits)


Select from at least two different disciplines (e.g.Biology and Physics) in Natural Sciences. At least 10 credits required in Physical, Earth, and/or Biological Sciences, including at least 5 credits of lab science. Maximum 5 credits from Other Science courses.

Social Sciences (15 Credits)


Select from at least two different disciplines (e.g., Psychology and History) in Social Sciences. Recommended: HIST& 219 , HIST 245 , HIST 246 , HIST 247 , SOC 288 .

General Electives - Minimum 25 Credits


Comprised of other college-level courses or unrestricted courses. A maximum of 15 credits allowed for restricted/vocational courses, and a maximum of 3 credits allowed in Physical Education. Please see the lists of Restricted Electives and Elective Courses (Non-restricted). Recommended: AES 119 , ENGL 247 , ENGL 257 , HIST& 219 , HIST 246 , HIST 247 , World Language if required for University admission or graduation.

Where can I go for help?


General Academic Advising

FOSS (5000) Building, Rm. 5229  206-546-4559  advising@shoreline.edu  www.shoreline.edu/advising

International Student Academic Advising

9000 Building, Rm. 9302  206-546-4697  ieadvisors@shoreline.edu  www.shoreline.edu/international/advising/

American Ethnic Studies Faculty Advisors

Ernest Johnson  206-546-4582  ejohnson@shoreline.edu  Rm 5347

Amy Kinsel  206-546-4679  akinsel@shoreline.edu  Rm 5329

Where can I transfer and what does my chosen four-year school require?


Before choosing classes, become familiar with the four-year program where you want to apply: visit the website, email the department, and/or speak with a Shoreline advisor. Below are examples from Washington schools with different admissions and graduation requirements. Check with the school for world language requirements. (Non-native speakers of English are often exempt from this requirement.)

Major Information General Transfer Information
Eastern Washington University https://www.ewu.edu/apply/transfer/
Heritage University http://www.heritage.edu/Admissions/Transfer-Students/
The Evergreen State College https://www.evergreen.edu/admissions/transfer
University of Washington - Bothell https://www.uwb.edu/admissions/apply/transfer
University of Washington - Seattle https://admit.washington.edu/Apply/Transfer/
University of Washington - Tacoma https://www.tacoma.uw.edu/admissions/transfer-admission
Washington State University https://admission.wsu.edu/apply/as/transfer/requirements-2/
Western Washington University https://admissions.wwu.edu/transfer
Whitman College https://www.whitman.edu/admission-and-aid/applying-to-whitman/transfer-students

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