Aug 04, 2021  
2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
2020-2021 College Catalog

Multicultural 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 Multicultural Studies or American Ethnic Studies. Multicultural Studies 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:

CMST 203 , CMST 285 , GWS 284 , HIST 245 , HUM 105 , 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 Univeristy 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.

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 .

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:

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/

Multicultural Studies Faculty Advisors

Ernest Johnson  206-546-4582 ejohnson@shoreline.edu Rm 5347
Michelle Kleisath  206-546-4587 mkleisath@shoreline.edu Rm 5337
Eric Hamako  206-546-4735 ehamako@shoreline.edu Rm 5338

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