Program Details

Program Services


Umoja-SBA provides students with a supportive and responsive community, along with the following services:

  • Regular meetings with Umoja-SBA Counselors
  • Cultural, educational and life skills workshops
  • Transfer resources for CSU/UC and Historical Black Colleges and Universities
  • Financial-aid information, speaker and seminar
  • Participation at Umoja Conferences and Symposiums
  • Belong to a supportive and responsive community
  • Build culturally responsive skills in multi-media literacy, technology and leadership
  • Exposure to African deep thought, history and culture

Program Components


HCD 110 – Building Foundations for success (Fall semester)

HCD 310 – College Success (Spring Semester)

Plus another Umoja-SBA Learning Community Class:

  • Engrd 10/11/110 – English Reading
  • Engwr 51/101/300- English writing
  • Anth 310 – Cultural Anthropology
  • Hist 360 – African Civilizations
  • Hist 320 & 321 U.S. History African American Emphasis
  • Psyc 367 – Psychology of Minorities
  • Socsc 320 – African American Experience
  • Math 28 & 34 – Mathematics

Requirements and Eligibility


The Umoja-SBA Program requires the following of students:

  • Be eligible for HCD 110 and HCD 310
  • Be willing to enroll in at least 6 units of academic courses each semester
  • Complete and submit the Umoja-SBA Student Information Form
  • Complete the Umoja-SBA Oath of Personal Responsibility
  • Be willing to utilize and apply multi-media and social networking applications