Bachelor of Arts in Comparative and World Literature – ENGL or SPAN Associate Degree for Transfer Roadmap

This is a sample pathway for students who transfer to San Francisco State University in 2017–2018 with the AA-T in English OR the AA-T in Spanish. Up to 12 lower division units in the major and all lower division GE requirements have been satisfied. Degree completion guaranteed in 60 units; see the Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) section for more information.

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
CWL 400GW Approaches to Comparative and World Literature - GWAR 1 3
Major Elective 3
Upper Division GE: UD-B or UD-D 3
US History 3
or University Elective if US History met before transfer
 
University Elective 3
 Units15
Second Semester
Major Core – Take Two 6
Major Elective 3
U.S. and California Government 3
or University Elective if US/CA Government met before transfer
 
University Elective 3
 Units15
Third Semester
Major Core 3
Major Elective – Take Two 6
Upper Division GE: UD-B or UD-D 3
University Elective 3
 Units15
Fourth Semester
Major Core 3
Major Core 3
or University Elective if Major Core is Complete
 
Major Elective – Take Two 6
GE Area UD–C: Upper Division Arts and/or Humanities 3
 Units15
 Total Units60
1

CWL 214 or equivalent A4/2nd year comp course is a prerequisite for CWL 400GW. Completion of 2nd-year comp is assumed for English AA-T students. Spanish AA-T students who have not taken a 2nd-year comp course should do so in the 1st semester after transfer and delay taking CWL 400GW until the following semester.

2

 Also satisfies Major Elective if CWL prefix

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

  • CWL 214 or equivalent A4 course (0–3 units) – satisfied via completion of English AA-T. Students with Spanish AA-T: see note 1 above.
  • American Institutions (0–6 units): US History, US Government, California State and Local Government requirements if not taken before transfer
  • Upper division GE (9 units): CWL course approved for UD-C double-counts as a Major Elective.
  • Students entering the major with the AA-T in English or 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.

Comparative and World Literature Major:  27–36 Units

See department advisor regarding how to apply ADT units to the degree. Up to 12 literature and up to three Spanish language units may be applied.

  • Core Courses/GWAR (15–18 units): Up to three units from the ADT (literature) may be applied, if approved.
  • Program Electives (12–18 units): Select in consultation with department advisor. Up to nine units from the ADT may be applied, if approved.

Note: Students may follow one of two advising pathways: Comparative Literature or World Literature. Consult with a department advisor.

University Electives: Nine 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.