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Fall 2013 Classes by Specific GE/University Requirements

If you are looking for a class that meets a specific requirement - either for GE or for Additional University Requirements - select from the lists below. The links for each class will take you directly to the live online class schedule.

UPDATED AS OF 9/4/13 12:00 noon
This list is TENTATIVE - once classes begin, the "open seats" count does not factor in Permit Number Codes that have been issued.

 

Segment I Basic Subjects (12 units)

Oral Communication (Area A1)

  • COMM 150 - for native English Speakers only
  • ENG 210 - for Multi-Lingual Speakers only

 

Written Communication (Area A2) - *after completing prerequisites below

*Written English Prerequisites - based on your EPT and/or CMSPT placement score(s)

  • ENG 104
  • ENG 114
  • ENG 201 - take concurrently (together with) ENG 208 (Multi-Lingual Speakers only)
  • ENG 204 - For Multi-Lingual Speakers only
  • ENG 208 - For Multi-Lingual Speakers only
  • ENG 209 - take ENG 310 next semester on instructor's advisement

 

Critical Thinking (Area A3)

 

Quantitative Reasoning (Area B4) - *choose appropriate course for your major and after completing prerequisites below

  • DS 110 - FULL! Enroll during Early Priority Registration for Spring 2014!
  • GEOG 203 - FULL! Enroll during Early Priority Registration for Spring 2014!
  • ISED 160 - Suggested for non-math based majors.
  • MATH 110 - for Business-related majors - (100+ seats)
  • MATH 124 - (40+ seats)
  • MATH 226
  • PSY 171 -FULL! Enroll during Early Priority Registration for Spring 2014!

*Mathematics Prerequisites

  • MATH 60 - ELM test score below 42. Must take MATH 70 in 2nd semester.
  • MATH 70 - ELM test score betwewn 42-48.
  • MATH 199 - Full!

Segment II Physical and Biological Sciences

Physical Science (Area B1) - you need at least one of the following:

Lower-Division

  • ASTR 115 Introduction to Astronomy] - (50+ seats)
  • CHEM 101 Survey of Chemistry - FULL!
  • CHEM 115 General Chemistry I: Essential Concepts of Chemistry (5) - Metro Academy Students ONLY until after Aug. 11th
  • GEOL 100 Our Dynamic Earth - FULL!
  • GEOL 104 Our Dynamic Earth Lecture and Lab (4) [L/F] - FULL!
  • GEOL 105 History of Life - FULL!
  • GEOL 110 Physical Geology (4) [L/F] - FULL!
  • METR 100 Our Dynamic Weather - FULL!
  • METR 104 Our Dynamic Weather Lecture and Lab (3) [L/F] - FULL!
  • OCN 100 Our Dynamic Ocean - FULL!
  • OCN 104 Our Dynamic Ocean Lecture and Lab (4) [L/F] - FULL!
  • PHYS 101 Conceptual Physics - FULL!
  • PHYS 111 General Physics I - FULL!
  • PHYS 220 General Physics with Calculus I - FULL!

Upper-Division Physical Science

  • GEOL 350 Geology of the National Parks [L/F] - FULL!

 

Biological Science (Area B2) - you need at least one of the following:

Lower-Division

  • ANTH 100 Introduction to Biological Anthropology - FULL!
  • BIOL 100 Human Biology [LLD] (30+ seats)
  • BIOL 150 The World of Plants [L/F] - FULL!
  • BIOL 210 General Microbiology and Public Health -FULL!

Upper-Division Biological Science

  • ANTH 302 Foundations of Human Variation - FULL!

 

[L/F] Laboratory and/or Fieldwork (Area B3)

Labs must be taken at the same time as the lecture course above or anytime after.

 

Integrative Science - if you need more science units beyond completing Areas B1, B2 and B3 above. Science majors will most likely not need these.

Lower-Division

  • AFRS 201 Kemet, Afro-centricity, and the Dawn of Science [LLD, AERM] - FULL!
  • AFRS 213 Science and Spirituality in Ancient Africa II [LLD, AERM] - FULL!
  • BIOL 160 Marine Biology - FULL!
  • ENGR 220 Energy: Resources, Alternatives, and Conservation - FULL!
  • GEOG 101 Our Physical Environment (50+ seats)
  • GEOL 270 Environmental Geology [L/F] - FULL!
  • LTNS 210 Latino Health Care Perspectives [LLD, AERM] - FULL!

Upper-Division Integrative Science

  • AA S 591 Asian American Community Health Issues
  • BIOL 313 Principles of Ecology [L/F] - FULL!
  • BIOL 317 Ecology of California - FULL!
  • BIOL 318 Our Endangered Planet - FULL!
  • BIOL 322 Human Sexuality–Integrative Science [LLD] (400+ seats)
  • BIOL 326 Disease! - FULL!
  • BIOL 349 Bioethics [LLD] - FULL!
  • CHEM 380/ENVS 380 Chemistry Behind Environmental Pollution - FULL!
  • ENVS 600/GEOG 600 Environmental Problems and Solutions - FULL!
  • H ED 420 Epidemiology - FULL!
  • H ED 655 Environmental Health - FULL!
  • KIN 355 Science, Sport, and Fitness - FULL!
  • PHIL 383 Ethics in Medicine - FULL!

 

Humanities and Creative Arts (by Department)

Lower-Division

  • AA S 216 Introduction to Asian American Literature - FULL!
  • AA S 218 Asian American Culture [AERM] - FULL!
  • AFRS 204 Black Creative Arts [AERM] - FULL!
  • AFRS 210 Introduction to Africana Literature [AERM] - FULL!
  • AFRS 221 African American Music: A 20th Century Survey [AERM, LLD] - FULL!
  • AFRS 225 Images and Issues in Black Visual Media [AERM, LLD] - FULL!
  • AIS 162 American Indian Oral Literature [AERM] - FULL!
  • AIS 230 Urban Indians [LLD, AERM] - (20+ seats)
  • AIS 235 American Indians: Image and Issues in the Mass Media [AERM] (10+ seats)
  • ART 201 Western Art History I - FULL!
  • ART 205 Asian Art History
  • ART 235 Printmaking 1 - FULL!
  • ART 240 Sculpture 1 - FULL!
  • ART 245 Ceramics 1 - FULL!
  • BECA 201 Life on TV: A Critical View - FULL!
  • C W 101 Introduction to Creative Writing - FULL!
  • CINE 102 Introduction to Contemporary Cinema - FULL!
  • CLAR 250 Archaeology of the Ancient World - FULL!
  • CLAS 230 Ancient Epic Tales - FULL!
  • CWL 230 World Literature - ENG 114 prerequisite WAIVED! (50+ seats open)
  • CWL 250 Fables and Tales - FULL!
  • CWL 260 Myths of the World (10+ seats open)
  • ENG 255 Contemporary Literature - FULL!
  • ENG 258 American Literature
  • ENG 259 Introduction to Shakespeare - FULL!
  • ENG 261 The Vampire Tradition - FULL!
  • HIST 110 History of Western Civilization I [LLD] - FULL!
  • HUM 130 The Humanities: Major Works - FULL!
  • HUM 220 Values and Culture - FULL!
  • HUM 225 Values in American Life [AERM] - FULL!
  • ID 240 Color and Design - FULL!
  • JOUR 205 Social Impact of Journalism
  • LTNS 230 Introduction to Latina/o Literature [AERM] - FULL!
  • LTNS 270 Latina/o Arts and Humanities [AERM] - FULL!
  • PHIL 101 Introduction to Philosophy - FULL!
  • PHIL 105 Introduction to Philosophy and Religion - FULL!
  • PHIL 150/PLSI 150 Contemporary Moral/Political Issues - FULL!
  • PHIL 160 Introduction to Philosophy of the Arts - FULL!
  • PHIL 210 Great Thinkers: East and West - FULL!
  • RRS 280 Race, Gender, and Science Fiction [AERM] - FULL!
  • TH A 125 Movement I: Skills - FULL!
  • TH A 130 Acting Workshop I
  • TPW 200 Writing Practices in Professional Contexts - FULL!

    Kinesiology (Physical Education) courses - Click HERE for the lists!

    • KIN 136 Hatha Yoga (1)
    • KIN 142 Elementary Judo (1)
    • KIN 145 Elementary Karate (1)
    • KIN 148 Elementary Kung Fu (1)
    • KIN 151 Tae Kwon Do (1)
    • KIN 161 Shaolin Chuan: Tan-tui (1)
    • KIN 175 Elementary Tai-Chi Chuan (1)
    • KIN 236 Intermediate/Advanced Hatha Yoga (2)
    • KIN 275 Intermediate/Advanced Tai-Chi Chuan (2)

 

Upper-Division Humanities and Creative Arts

Humanities and Creative Arts Area - Foreign Languages

 

Behavioral and Social Sciences

Lower-Division

  • AA S 211 Contemporary Asian Americas [AERM] - FULL!
  • AFRS 200 Introduction to Black Psychology [AERM] - FULL!
  • AFRS 215 Introduction to Black Family Studies [LLD, AERM] - FULL!
  • AFRS 290 Malcolm X in the Context of Black Nationalism - FULL!
  • AIS 150 American Indian History in the United States [AERM]
  • ANTH 110 Introduction to Archaeology - FULL!
  • ANTH 120 Introductory Social and Cultural Anthropology - FULL!
  • ECON 101 Introduction to Microeconomic Analysis - FULL!
  • ECON 102 Introduction to Macroeconomic Analysis - FULL!
  • ETHS 100/RRS 100  Introduction to Ethnic Studies
  • ETHS 260 Ethnic Studies: The African American and Western Racism [LLD, AERM] - FULL!
  • GEOG 102 The Human Environment [LLD] - FULL!
  • GEOG 107 World Regions and Interrelations - FULL!
  • H ED 120 Educational Justice, Health Equity, and Academic Success [LLD] - Currently restricted to students accepted to the Metro Academy Program. For more information, contact 415-338-3034 or metro@sfsu.edu.
  • H ED 221 Health and Social Justice - Burning Issues, Taking Action - Currently restricted to students accepted to the Metro Academy Program. For more information, contact 415-338-3034 or metro@sfsu.edu.
  • HH 200 Holistic Approach to Academic Success [LLD] - FULL!
  • HH 205 Relaxation and Stress Reduction - FULL!
  • HIST 114 World History to 1500 - FULL!
  • HIST 115 World History Since 1500 - FULL!
  • I R 104 Introduction to World Affairs - FULL!
  • KIN 255 Health-related Fitness and Wellness [LLD] - FULL!
  • LABR 250 Introduction to the Study of Labor [LLD] - ONLINE (300+ seats open)
  • LABR 251 Know Your Work Rights [LLD] - ONLINE
  • LTNS 265 Topics in Latina/o History - FULL!
  • LTNS 280 Transculturation and Latina/o Communities [AERM] - FULL!
  • PHIL 130 Political and Social Philosophy - FULL!
  • PLSI 100 Understanding Politics - FULL!
  • PLSI 106/S S 106 Capitalism, Socialism, & Democracy: Intro to Political Economy - FULL!
  • PSY 200 General Psychology [LLD] - FULL!
  • RPT 220 Leisure Lifestyle Development [LLD] - FULL!
  • RPT 230 Growth Through Adventure [LLD] - FULL!
  • RRS 240 All Power to the People: Comparative Freedom Mvmts of the 60's [AERM] - FULL!
  • SOC 105 Sociological Perspectives [LLD, AERM] - FULL!
  • SOC 200/USP 200  Changing Cities - FULL!
  • SOC 245 Social Problems (4) - FULL!
  • SOC 272 Social Inequality: Poverty, Wealth, and Privilege (4) [LLD] - FULL!
  • WGS 200 Introduction to Women and Gender Studies - FULL!

Upper-Division Behavioral and Social Sciences

 

Life-Long Development & American Ethnic and Racial Minority

Look on any of the lists above for an [LLD] and/or [AERM] course(s). One class can fulfill both requirements if indicated.

 

U.S. History

Lower-Division

  • AAS 210 History of Asians in the United States - FULL!
  • HIST 120 History of the U.S. through Reconstruction - FULL!
  • HIST 121 History of the U.S. since Reconstruction - FULL!
  • HIST 130 Survey of U.S. History for Foreign Students - (60+ seats)
  • WGS 150 Women and Gender in U.S. History and Society - FULL!

Upper-Division

 

U.S. Government

Lower-Division

  • AIS 205 American Indians and U.S. Laws - FULL!
  • RRS 250 Race, Ethnicity, and Power in America - FULL!
  • LTNS 276 Latina/o, U.S. Government, and Constitutional Ideals - FULL!
  • PLSI 200 American Politics - FULL!
  • WGS 160 Gender, Politics, and Citizenship - FULL!

Upper-Division

  • AFRS 376 Government, the Constitution, and Black Citizens - FULL!

California State and Local Government [CSLG]

Only take this is your DARS indicates you need thisrequirement and you are NOT planning to take a U.S. Government from the list above.

  • HIST 450 History of California - FULL!
  • PLSI 273 Essentials of California Politics (1) - FULL!

 

Segment III (for upper-division students)

AA S 320 Chinese in the United States

AA S 322 Chinese American Language and Literature

AA S 330 Nikkei in the United States

AA S 332 Japanese American Art and Literature

AA S 352 Filipina/o American Literature, Art, and Culture

AA S 370 Vietnamese in the United States

AA S 372 Vietnamese American Literature

AA S 373 Vietnamese American Identities

AA S 512 Asian American Children's/Adolescent Literature - FULL!

AA S 581 Asian American Women

AA S 681 Asian American Community Changes and Development

AFRS 302 Black Diaspora

AFRS 326 Black Religion

AFRS 335 The Black Woman: A Cultural Analysis

AFRS 450 African Philosophy and Cosmology

AIS 320 American Indian Music

AIS 420 American Indian Women

CLAS 490 History of Ideas in the Ancient Classical World - FULL!

COUN 690 Field of Counseling I

COUN 691 Multicultural Human Relations - FULL!

ENG 501 Age of Chaucer

ENG 527 American Literature: 1860-1914

JS 546/WGS 546 20th Century American Jewish Women Writers

GEOG 455 Geography of Ethnic Communities

GEOG 552 Geography of California

GRN 500 Gerontology: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

H ED 640 Structural Inequities and Public Health

HH 433 Autogenic Training and Embodied Living - FULL!

HIST 585 India since Gandhi

HIST 604 Islamic World I: 500-1500 - FULL!

HIST 632/JS 632 Jewish History I: Beginnings to 1650

HIST 681/LS 681 Community Service Learning in the Schools

HUM 345 Humanism and Mysticism

HUM 361 Cultural Expression in Islam

HUM 375 Biography of a City - choice of Lagos, Tokyo or Rome

HUM 390 Images of Eroticism

HUM 405 Art, Literature, and Power in the Renaissance

HUM 410 The Modern Revolution

HUM 490 American Images: Photography and Literature

HUM 510 Comparative Form and Culture - FULL!

HUM 527 Japan and Modernity

HUM 530 Chinese Civilization - FULL!

HUM 535 Classical South Asia Cultural Forms [CESD]

HUM 550 The Art of Autobiography

I R 321 Development and Foreign Policy--Africa - FULL!

I R 327 Europe: Forming a More Perfect Union

JS 350 Jewish Social Responsibility

JS 415/PHIL 415 The Hebrew Bible

JS 437 Holocaust and Literature

JS 546/ENG 546/WGS 546 20th Century American Jewish Women Writers

JS 632/HIST 632 Jewish History I: Beginnings to 1650

LS 401 Social Sciences Core II

LTNS 410 Seminar on Gender and Latinas/os

LTNS 425 Popular and Traditional Music of the Latina(o) Diaspora

LTNS 445 Gendered Borders: Latinas and Globalization

LTNS 500 Latina/o Community Mental Health

LTNS 510 Latina/o Families Narrative

LTNS 660 Latina/o Politics

LTNS 680 Latina/o Community Organizing

METR 302 The Violent Atmosphere and Ocean

METR 356 California Weather Events

PHIL 460 Philosophy of Art - FULL!

PHIL 517 Islamic Mysticism

PHIL 525/RELS 300 The Nature of Religious Experience

PLSI 425 Imagining Power in the Middle East (4)

PSY 320/SXS 320 Sex and Relationships

PSY 450 /SOC 400 /SXS 400 Variations in Human Sexuality

RPT 380 Developmental Play Processes

RRS 430 Arab Media Images in America: Impact on Arab Americans

SPED 310 Exploring Visual Impairments - FULL!

TH A 300 Theatre Imagination

 

Lower-Division, Non-GE & Major Courses

ART 231 [02] - Drawing 1 - FULL!

BECA 200 [01] - Introduction to Electronic Communication

CHEM 130 [01] - General Organic Chemistry

CHEM 233 - Organic Chemistry I

CINE 200 [02] - Introduction to Cinema Studies

CLAS 240 [01] - Greek and Roman Drama

CWL 210 [01] - Reading Beyond Boundaries: An Introduction to Comparing Literatures

CSC 256 [01] - Machine Structures - FULL!

DANC 170 [02] - Integrated Dance Technique I

DS 212 - Business Statistics I

ENGR 100 [03] - Introduction to Engineering

ENGR 102 [02] - Statics

ENG 280 [01] - Street Drama

GEOL 120 [01] - Introduction to Geologic Techniques

ISYS 263 [01] - Introduction to Information Systems

 

Other Popular Electives

ITEC 299 - HOW 2 LRN W UR IPOD - iPod is not required for this class!

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