Disciplines List–Ethnic Studies

Resolution Number
Assigned to
Executive Director
Disciplines List
In Progress
Status Report

Item approved by the Board of Governors at July 2023 meeting, with the notation that the correct version to be included in MQ Handbook is in this resolution. 

Whereas, Oral and written testimony given through the consultation process used for the review of Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators in California Community Colleges, also known as the Disciplines List, supported the following revision of the Ethnic Studies discipline:

Master’s in African American Studies, Black Studies, Africana Studies, Latino Studies, La Raza Studies, Chicana/o Studies, Asian American Studies, Native American Studies, or American Indian Studies


Master’s in ethnic studies
OR the equivalent;


Whereas, The Executive Committee of the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges has reviewed the proposal and deemed that the process outlined in the Disciplines List Revision Handbook was followed;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges recommend that the California Community Colleges Board of Governors adopt the proposed addition to the Disciplines List for ethnic studies.