Bachelor of Arts in Latina/Latino Studies – SPAN Associate Degree for Transfer Roadmap

This is a sample pathway for students who transfer to San Francisco State University in 2017–2018 with an AA-T in Spanish. Up to three units in the major (Electives) and all lower division GE requirements have been satisfied. Additional units in the major may have been satisfied. Check with a major advisor about the most appropriate course sequence. Degree completion guaranteed in 60 units; see the Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) section for more information.

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
LTNS 215 Introduction to Latina/o Studies 3
LTNS 278 History of Latinos in the U.S. 3
Major Behavior and Social Science Emphasis – See List 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) 3
or University Elective if A4 was met before transfer
 
GE Area UD–B: Upper Division Physical and/or Life Sciences 3
 Units15
Second Semester
ETHS 300GW Writing in Ethnic Studies - GWAR 3
LTNS 276 Latina/o, U.S. Government, and Constitutional Ideals 3
LTNS 435 Oral History Methods: Theory and Practice 3
Major Behavior and Social Science Emphasis – See List 3
Major History Emphasis – See List 1 3
or University Elective
 
 Units15
Third Semester
LTNS 410 Seminar on Gender and Latinas/os 3
Major Arts and Humanities Emphasis – See List 3
Major Elective – On Advisement – Take Two 6
University Elective 3
 Units15
Fourth Semester
LTNS 680 Latina/o Community Organizing 3
Major Elective – selected on advisement Major Elective – On Advisement – Take Two 6
Major Elective – On Advisement 3
or University Elective if three units from ADT applied
 
University Elective 3
 Units15
 Total Units60
1

 Take Major History Emphasis if LTNS 278 not completed in first semester.

2

 LTNS 450 satisfies UD-C

3

 LTNS 460 satisfies UD-D

To Do at SF State:

Enough total units to reach 120 minimum for graduation; 40 units minimum at the upper division level; to include the following:

University-Wide Requirements: 9–18 Units

  • ENG 214 or equivalent A4 course (0–3 units) if not taken before transfer
  • American Institutions (0–6 units): US History, US Government, CA State and Local Government requirements. If not completed before transfer, recommended courses also satisfy specific major requirements. See notes.
  • University Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement/GWAR (3 units): ETHS 300GW
  • Upper division GE: Take three units to satisfy UD-B. Recommended major courses also satisfy UD-C and UD-D. See notes.
  • Students entering this major with the AA-T in Spanish are not required to fulfill SF State Studies requirements.
  • Complementary Studies: consult with a department advisor on how transfer units and/or SF State units can be applied to ensure degree completion within 60 units.

Latina/Latino Studies Major: 36–39 Units

Consult with a department advisor about applying up to three transfer units to the major.

  • Core (12 units)
  • Arts and Humanities (3 units): Select courses in consultation with department advisor. See list below.
  • History (3 units): Select courses in consultation with department advisor. See list below.
  • Behavioral and Social Sciences (6 units): Select courses in consultation with department advisor. See list below.
  • Electives (12–15 units): as stated above, consult with a department advisor about applying up to three transfer units to the major.

University Electives: Six or More Units

Depends on course choices made at the community college, how transferred units are applied to the requirements above, and course choices at SF State. Some courses may meet more than one requirement, e.g. in both UD GE and the major.

Major Behavior and Social Science Emphasis (all courses satisfy UD-D)

LTNS 355Black-Indians in the Americas3
LTNS 380Afro/Latina/o Diasporas3
LTNS 430Race, Crime, and Justice3
LTNS 470Latina/o Immigration to the U.S.3
LTNS 485Latina/o Youth, Crime, and Justice3
LTNS 580Educational Equity3
LTNS 660Latina/o Politics3
LTNS 670Mexican Politics and Society3

Major History Emphasis

LTNS 315Latina/os in California3
LTNS 435Oral History Methods: Theory and Practice3
LTNS 450Indigenismo: Indigenous Cultures of the Americas 23
LTNS 460Central Americans of the U.S.: History and Heritage 33
LTNS 465Mexican-Americans: History and Heritage3
LTNS 467Caribbeans in the U.S.: History and Heritage3
LTNS 501Latin America: The National Period3
LTNS 533History of Women in Latin America3

Major Arts and Humanities Emphasis (all courses satisfy UD-C)

LTNS 305Latina/o Studies Creative Writing Workshop3
LTNS 409Latina/o Cinema3
LTNS 450Indigenismo: Indigenous Cultures of the Americas3
LTNS 455Resistance Literature of the Americas3
LTNS 475Aztec Philosophy3
LTNS 530Latina/os and the Media3
LTNS 560Contemporary Latina/o Literature3
LTNS 679Central American Literature: Roots to the Present3