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 the current Bulletin year 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
Major History Emphasis-See List 1 3
Major Behavior and Social Science Emphasis – See List 2 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 435 Oral History Methods: Theory and Practice 3
Major Behavior and Social Science Emphasis – See List 2 3
US History 3 3
or University Elective if requirement already met
 
U.S. and California Government 4 3
or University Elective if requirement already met
 
 Units15
Third Semester
LTNS 410 Seminar on Gender and Latinas/os 3
Major Arts and Humanities Emphasis – See List 5 3
Major Elective – On Advisement – Take Two 6
GE Area UD-C: Upper-Division Arts and/or Humanities 6 3
or University Elective if requirement already met
 
 Units15
Fourth Semester
LTNS 680 Latina/o Community Organizing 3
Major Elective – selected on advisement – Take Two 6
Major Elective – On Advisement 3
or University Elective if three units from ADT applied
 
GE Area UD-D: Upper-Division Social Sciences 7 3
or University Elective if requirement already met
 
 Units15
 Total Units60

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.