ProfessorsBirt, Boxer, Chandler, Cherny, Cordova, Crawford, De Leon, Gregory, Issel, LeGates, Leonard, LeVeen, Monteverdi, Mustart, Pahl, Pestrong, Powell, Randall, Richards, Sim, Tabb, Tierney, Tygiel, Wilkinson
Associate ProfessorsCarrillo, Davis, Hossfeld, Johnson, Mar, Murphy, Niesen, Quesada, Steier
Assistant Professors—Mirabal, Dreyfus
LecturersCaldararo, Davila, Drescher, Drew, Fentress, Guy, Katz, Kennedy, Leikin, Meeker, Obrebski, Pang, Sigmon, Vasey
Minor in California Studies
California Studies is a multi-disciplinary program whose purpose it is to study the consensus and conflict, unity and diversity, and the continuity and change that characterize the many cultures, artistic and creative expressions, earth and geosciences, as well as social structures, of past and present California.
Students pursuing this minor may draw upon the strengths of many departments offering courses on the various dimensions of California; in particular, American Indian Studies, American Studies, Anthropology, Asian American Studies, Biology, Black Studies, Economics, English, Geography, Geology, History, Hospitality Management, Humanities, Meteorology, Political Science, and Raza Studies,.Certain core courses are required to obtain the minor, with additional elective courses to be chosen by the student.
Each student should emerge from the minor with a grasp of California history and political processes, a knowledge and appreciation of the rich diversity of California cultures, creative arts, and literatures, an informed view of California's environmental richness and ecological relationships, and a continuing interest in the mutable and dynamic California landscape.
The California Studies Minor is affiliated with the General Education Segment III cluster "California Cultures and Environments." Eighteen courses are offered within this cluster. Students select one course from each of three components: California Artistic and Cultural Landscapes, California.Social Landscapes, and California Environmental Landscapes.
The American Studies Program offers a rich range of courses in a California-focused elective program.
The Minor in California Studies prepares students for regional and local application of their major fields of study to the immediate world in which they live, the state of California. A foundation in California studies is beneficial to those pursuing teaching credentials and careers in business, public policy, public administration, state government, and public history. The minor is also excellent preparation for those pursuing advanced degrees in the social sciences, humanities, earth sciences, or arts.
|HIST 450||History of California||3|
|California Artistic and Cultural Landscapes--Units chosen from the following:||3|
|ENG 531||Selected California Literature|
|HUM 376||Biography of a City: San Francisco|
|HUM 375||Biography of a City: Los Angeles [topic course]|
|HUM 450/AMST 410||California Culture|
|HM 421||California Food, Wine, and Culture|
|California Social and Ethnic Landscapes--Units chosen from the following:||3|
|AAS 300||Asian Americans in California|
|AIS 410||Perspectives of California Indians|
|ANTH 352||People and Cultures of California|
|ANTH 356||Archaeology of California|
|BL S 312||Kalifia: The Black Heritage of California|
|PLSI 473||California Politics|
|PLSI 475||San Francisco Political Issues|
|RAZA 315||Raza in California|
|RAZA 660||Chicano/Latino Politics|
|California Environmental Landscapes--Units chosen from the following:||3|
|BIOL 300||Nature Study|
|BIOL 305||Marine Plants and Animals of the California Coast|
|GEOG 552||Geography of California|
|GEOG 651||San Francisco Bay Area Environmental Issues|
|GEOL 272||Earthquakes and the San Andreas Fault|
|GEOL 350||Geology of the National Parks|
|GEOL 356||Geology of California|
|METR 356||California Weather Events|
|Electives (Units selected from at least 2 of the above categories)||9|
|Total for minor||21|
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