Bachelor of Arts in Asian American Studies Roadmap

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 1 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication (A2) 2 3
GE Area B: Quantitative Reasoning (B4) 3 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units15
Second Semester
Select One from Category A: History/Social Sciences 3
History of Asians in the United States  
Contemporary Asian Americans  
Asian Americans and American Ideals and Institutions  
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) 3
 
GE Area C: Arts (C1) 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
 Units15
Third Semester
Select One from Category B: Humanities 3
Asian Americans and Mass Media  
Introduction to Asian American Literature  
Asian American Culture  
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) if not already satisfied 3
 
GE Area B: Physical Science (B1) and Laboratory Science (B3) 5 3
GE Area C: Arts (C1) or Humanities (C2) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units15
Fourth Semester
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) and Laboratory Science (B3) 5 3
GE Area C: Humanities: Literature (C3) 3
GE Area D: Social Sciences (D1) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Two 4 6
 Units15
Fifth Semester
Ethnic Course (15 units total) – Take Two 6,8 6
Panethnic Course (9 units total) 7,8 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 4 3
 Units15
Sixth Semester
AA S 681 Asian American Community Changes and Development 3
Ethnic Course (15 units total) 6,8 3
Panethnic Course (9 units total) 7,8 3
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 4 3
 Units15
Seventh Semester
AA S 696 Critical Approaches to Asian American Studies 3
Ethnic Course (15 units total) 6,8 3
Panethnic Course (9 units total) 7,8 3
GE Area UD–D: Upper-Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units15
Eighth Semester
AA S 697 Proseminar in Asian American Studies 3
Ethnic Course (15 units total) 6,8 3
SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Three 4 9
 Units15
 Total Units120