Long Beach Unified School District
- Intro Class: U.S. Diversity and the Ethnic Experience
- African American History to 1865
- African American Music
- Contemporary Issues in Asian America
- Latina/o Cultural Identity
Please note: due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ethnic Studies Initiative Program will transition to online distance learning for the Spring 2021 semester (February 6 - May 15).
Since 2015, the College of Liberal Arts and College of Professional and International Education (CPIE) at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) have offered select Ethnic Studies courses to high school students.
These dual-enrollment courses give high school students valuable credits for both high school and college—for free—to all students who are interested. The credit earned in CSULB Ethnic Studies courses is not only worth its equivalent university-level cost, but is also transferable to most institutions a student chooses to attend, subject to each institution's transfer policies.
Ethnic Studies courses are currently offered to promising high school students, as approved by their campus counselor, for Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD), Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District (NLMUSD), and Paramount Unified School District (PUSD).
High school students who are:
CSULB faculty will work with each student and their individual needs, with the goal of student success.
*Classes held on Saturdays