Bachelor of Arts in Latina/Latino Studies Roadmap

120 Total Units Required
Minimum number of units in the Major: 39

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
ENG 114
First Year Composition 3
or First Year Composition Stretch I
3
LTNS 265
Topics in Latina/o History
or Latina/o Families Narrative
3
Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 3
Area C: Arts (C1) or Humanities (C2) 1 3
Area D: U.S. and California Government (D3) 2 3
 Units15
Second Semester
ENG 214
Second Year Written Composition: English
or First Year Composition Stretch II
3
LTNS 278
History of Latinos in the U.S.
or History of Latinos in the U.S.
3
Area A: Critical Thinking (A3) or Oral Communication (A1) 3
Area B: Quantitative Reasoning (B4) 3
Area C: Arts (C1) 3
 Units15
Third Semester
LTNS 215 Introduction to Latina/o Studies 3
LTNS 230 Introduction to Latina/o Literature 3
Area B: Physical Science (B1) and Laboratory Science (B3) 4 3-4
Area B4 if not previously met or Written Communication II (A4) if not previously met or University Elective 3
Complementary Studies 3
 Units15-16
Fourth Semester
Written Communication II (A4) (if not previously satisfied) or Complementary Studies or SF State Studies 3
Area B: Life Science (B2) and Laboratory Science (B3) (if not previously satisfied) 4 3-4
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Electives 9
 Units15-16
Fifth Semester
ETHS 300GW Writing in Ethnic Studies - GWAR 3
LTNS 410 Seminar on Gender and Latinas/os 3
Major Arts and Humanities (select one) 3
Latina/o Art History  
Survey of Latina/o Visual Images  
Introduction to Latina/o Literature  
Latina/o Arts and Humanities  
Policy Making and Latinos  
Latina/o Studies Creative Writing Workshop  
Latina/o Cinema  
Popular and Traditional Music of the Latina(o) Diaspora  
Caribbean Cultures and Spirituality  
Resistance Literature of the Americas  
Aztec Philosophy  
Latina/o Teatro Workshop  
North and South American Cultural Expression  
Latina/os and the Media  
Latina/o Journalism  
Contemporary Latina/o Literature  
Central American Literature: Roots to the Present  
Major Elective (15 units total) – Selected on Advisement 3
Upper Division Social Sciences: UD-D 3
 Units15
Sixth Semester
LTNS 435 Oral History Methods: Theory and Practice 3
Major History (select one) 3
Topics in Latina/o History  
History of Latinos in the U.S.  
Latina/os in California  
Oral History Methods: Theory and Practice  
Indigenismo: Indigenous Cultures of the Americas  
Central Americans of the U.S.: History and Heritage  
Mexican-Americans: History and Heritage  
Caribbeans in the U.S.: History and Heritage  
Latin America: The National Period  
History of Women in Latin America  
Major Elective (15 units total) – Selected on Advisement 3
Upper Division Arts and/or Humanities: UD-C 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Electives 3
 Units15
Seventh Semester
LTNS 680 Latina/o Community Organizing 5 3
Major Behavioral and Social Science (Take 2) 6
Cyber Raza: Culture and Community On-line  
Latina/Latino Health Care Perspectives  
Latina/o Families Narrative  
Latina/o, U.S. Government, and Constitutional Ideals  
Transculturation and Latina/o Communities  
Policy Making and Latinos  
Black-Indians in the Americas  
Afro/Latina/o Diasporas  
Seminar on Gender and Latinas/os  
Economic Progress of Latinos in the U.S.  
Race, Crime, and Justice  
Resistance Literature of the Americas  
Latina/o Immigration to the U.S.  
Latina/o Youth, Crime, and Justice  
Latina/o Community Mental Health  
Educational Equity  
Sociology of the Latino Experience  
Latina/o Politics  
Mexican Politics and Society  
Latina/o Community Organizing  
Projects in the Teaching of Latina/o Studies  
Community Fieldwork in Latina/o Studies  
Cuba: Health, Education, and Culture  
Cuba: Community Service Learning  
Community Service Learning  
Seminar in Latina/o Studies  
Major Elective (15 Units Total) – Selected on Advisement – Complete the Service Learning Module Here 3
Upper Division Physical and/or Life Sciences: UD-B 3
 Units15
Eighth Semester
Major Elective (15 units total) – Selected on Advisement (Take 2) 6
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Electives 9
 Units15
 Total Units120-122
1

MATH 60 and/orMATH 70 are required prerequisites to Area B4 unless you score 50 or higher on ELM or have an ELM exemption

2

To avoid taking additional units, it is recommended that you meet LLD and SFSU Studies requirements (AERM, GP, ES, SJ) within your GE

3

ENG 114 can only be taken if you complete Directed Self-Placement (DSP) and select ENG 114; if you choose ENG 104/ENG 105 through DSP you will satisfy A2 upon successful completion of ENG 105 in the second semester; multilingual students may be advised into alternative English courses

4

Consider taking a class combined with a laboratory or a separate lab to fulfill B3

5

LTNS 680 serves as the culminating experience for the major