Bachelor of Arts in American Indian Studies Roadmap

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 39        

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
AIS 100 Introduction to American Indian Studies 3
AIS 150 American Indian History in the United States 3
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 1 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication (A2) 2 3
GE Area C: Arts (C1) or Humanities (C2) 3
 Units15
Second Semester
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) 3
 
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) and Laboratory Science (B3) 3 3-4
GE Area B: Quantitative Reasoning (B4) 4 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 5 3
 Units15-16
Third Semester
AIS 160 Survey of Native California 3
AIS 205 American Indians and U.S. Laws 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) if not already satisfied 3
 
GE Area B: Physical Science (B1) and Laboratory Science (B3) 3 3-4
GE Area C: Arts (C1) 3
 Units15-16
Fourth Semester
GE Area C: Humanities: Literature (C3) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Four 5 12
 Units15
Fifth Semester
AIS 300 American Indian Studies Research Methodologies 3
Law, Politics, and Society – Select One 6 3
Science, Health, and Environmental Studies – Select One: 3
American Indian Science  
Ancestors or Data? Culture, Conflict, and NAGPRA  
Before the Wilderness: American Indian Ecology  
Additional Two Courses from Any of the Four Areas of Emphasis – Take Two 6
 Units15
Sixth Semester
California Indian Studies – Select One: 3
Perspectives of Native California Indians  
Community Service Learning  
GE Area UD-C: Upper Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Three 5 9
 Units15
Seventh Semester
Creative Arts and Humanities – Select One 7 3
GE Area UD-B: Upper Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Three 5 9
 Units15
Eighth Semester
AIS 680 American Indian Studies Senior Seminar 3
AIS 694 Community Service Learning 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Three 5 9
 Units15
 Total Units120-122