Bachelor of Arts in Cinema Roadmap

120 Total Units Required
Minimum number of units in the Major: 45

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 C: Arts (C1) 3
GE Area D: Social Sciences (D1) 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 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: Quantitative Reasoning (B4) 3 3
GE Area C: Arts (C1) or Humanities (C2) 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
 Units15
Third Semester
CINE 200 Introduction to Cinema Studies 3
CINE 211 Film History I 4 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) if not already satisfied 3
 
GE Area B: Physical Science (B1) and Laboratory Science (B3) 6 3-4
GE Area C: Humanities: Literature (C3) 3
 Units15-16
Fourth Semester
CINE 202
CINE 204
Introduction to Filmmaking
and Introduction to Filmmaking Laboratory
4
CINE 212 Film History II 4 3
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) and Laboratory Science (B3) 6 3-4
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Two 5 6
 Units16-17
Fifth Semester
CINE 340
CINE 341
Critical Studies
and Critical Studies Discussion Group
4
GWAR Course – Select One 7 3
GE Area UD–D: Upper Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Two 5 6
 Units16
Sixth Semester
Major Electives (16 Units Total) – Take Two 8 6
Required Upper Division Courses (9 units total) 9 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 5 3
 Units15
Seventh Semester
Major Electives (16 Units Total) – Take Two 8 6
Required Upper Division Courses (9 units total) 9 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 5 3
 Units15
Eighth Semester
Major Electives (16 Units Total) – Take Two 8 6
Required Upper Division Courses (9 units total) 9 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 5 4
 Units13
 Total Units120-122