Students who select Area IV as their area of emphasis must take a minimum of twelve units in one of the following: Creative Arts or Humanities or Foreign Languages.
ART 201 Western Art History I (CAN ART 2) ART 202 Western Art History II ART 203 Modern Art History ART 204 Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas ART 205 Asian Art History I ART 402 History of Architecture ART 404 Late Antiquity and Medieval Art and Architecture ART 406 Renaissance Art ART 408 Baroque and Rococo Art ART 500/LARA 350 Pre-Hispanic Art of Mexico ART 501 Women and Art: The Twentieth Century [topic course] ART 502 Women's Art History ART 503 The Arts of Africa, Oceania, the Americas (1-3) [all topics] ART 504 American Art 1940-1980 [topic course only] ART 506 American Painting and Sculpture: 1940 to Present ART 508 African Art History ART 521 History of Textiles: Oceania, Asia, Africa ART 521 History of Textiles: Europe, Americas CINE 300 Film History I CINE 302 Film History II CINE 303 Film History Seminar (1) DANC 415 Dance in Religion DANC 430 Historical Survey of Dance in the Western World: 1300-Present DANC 450 Development of Jazz Dance in America (Origins to Present) DANC 657 Dance Ethnology DAI 156 History of Technology (1-3) IAC 371 Arts and Artists of California LARA 320 Art History of La Raza LARA 350/ART 500 Pre-Hispanic Art of Mexico MUS 501 Music, the Listener's Art MUS 505 Music of the World's Peoples MUS 506 Survey of Jazz MUS 510 Keyboard Literature MUS 511 American Popular Music MUS 530 Music of the Middle East, Far East, and Sub-continental India MUS 531 Music of the Pacific Basin MUS 532 Music of Latin America THA 401 Theatre Backgrounds: 500 B.C.-1642 THA 402 Theatre Backgrounds: 1642-1900 THA 403 Theatre Backgrounds: 1900-Present THA 412 History of Stage Costume
AIS 220 American Indian Music AIS 225 American Indian Art AAS 444 Japanese American Art and Expression AAS 693 Asian Americans and the Mass Media BLS 204 Introduction to Black Creative Arts BLS 221 Afro-American Music: A Twentieth Century Survey BLS 225 Images and Issues in Black Visual Media BLS 230 Introduction to African-American Theatre BLS 400 Black Arts and Humanities BLS 425 African Influence on African–American Art BECA 201 Life on TV: A Critical View BECA 221 The Electronic Culture BECA 321 Analysis of the Public Arts BECA 322 Integrative Communication BECA 385 Images of Work and Leisure BECA 422 Social Aspects of Public Media BECA 485 Women and Media BECA 487 Children and Television BECA 490 Television and Social Change BECA 500 International Broadcasting BECA 526 Public Broadcasting in the U.S. BECA 600 Senior Seminar CINE 101 Introduction to Film CINE 102 Introduction to Contemporary Cinema CINE 308 Third World Perspectives in Film CINE 340 Critical Studies CINE 342 Documentary Film CINE 344 Film Genre [all topics] CINE 402 Avant Garde Film CINE 505 Women and Film DANC 233 Orientation to Dance History and Philosophy DANC 350 Dance Watching DAI 332 Electric Energy (4) IAC 315 Self and Others IAC 360 Human Expression Through the Arts IAC 370 Arts and Artists of San Francisco IAC 380 New Directions in the Arts: Expression and Social Change LARA 225 Survey of Raza Visual Images LARA 425 Comparative Music Folklore LARA 490 La Raza Teatro Workshop LARA 530 La Raza and the Media THA 300 Theatre Imagination THA 406 The Art of Comedy
ART 210 Exploration in Conceptual Design ART 222 Exploration in Textiles ART 224 Exploration in Surface Design ART 225 Exploration in Metal Art and Jewelry ART 231 Exploration in Drawing and Painting ART 235 Exploration in Drawing and Printmaking ART 240 Exploration in Sculpture (CAN ART 12) ART 245 Exploration in Ceramics (CAN ART 6) ART 247 Exploration in Glass ART 260 Exploration in Photography (CAN ART 18) ART 410 Conceptual Design I ART 412 Computer Applications in Conceptual Design I ART 422 Textiles I ART 424 Surface Design I ART 425 Metal Arts and Jewelry I ART 431 Painting and Drawing I ART 432 Drawing ART 433 Life Drawing and Painting I ART 440 Sculpture I ART 445 Ceramics I ART 460 Photography I AAS 308 Photographic Exploration of Asian America BLS 441 Black Arts Production BLS/DANC 617 Black Dance Experience BECA 180 Media Production Techniques BECA 580 Media in Community Service CINE 354 Short Format Writing CINE 355 Screenwriting I DANC 399 Dance Rehearsal and Performance (1) DANC 440 Principles of Dance Production (1-3) DANC/BLS 617 Black Dance Experience DAI 110 The Arts of Industry DAI 300 Design I DAI 320 Drafting and Sketching for Design DAI 321 Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting DAI 323 Industrial Visuals DAI 326 Graphic Reproduction Technology I DAI 342 Metal Technology I DAI 343 Wood Technology I DAI 344 Plastics Technology I DAI 423 Applied Graphics Design IAC 300 Creative Intersections: New Forms and Processes IAC 301 Introduction to Computers as Arts Media IAC 307 Collaborative Ideas and Processes in the Arts LARA 260 Art Workshop of La Raza I MUS 120 Basic Music I MUS 121 Basic Music II MUS 309 Singing for Self-Expression I (1) MUS 310 Singing for Self-Expression II (1) MUS 371 Orchestra (1) MUS 372 Symphonic Band (1) MUS 373 Concert Choir (1) MUS 374 Concert Band (1) MUS 375 Vocal Chamber Music (1) MUS 376 Opera Workshop (1) MUS 377 Instrumental Ensembles (1) MUS 378 Chamber Music (1) MUS 379 University Chorus (1) MUS 381 Chamber Choir (1) MUS 384 Piano Ensemble (1) MUS 389 New Music Ensemble (1) THA 131 Improvisation Workshop THA 210 Theatre Graphics THA 451 Storytelling and Folk Literature THA 551 Creative Dramatics WOMS 303 Women as Creative Agents
CHS/HUM 225 Values in American Life HUM 470 American Values AMST 410/HIST/HUM 478 California Culture AMST 310/HUM 485 The Arts and American Culture HUM 475 Biography of a City [one American city may be included] HUM 495 Architecture and American LifeASIAN CULTURAL STUDIES
HUM 130 Humanities: Major Works CHS/HUM 220 Values and Culture HUM 365 Great Figures in the Humanities [only topics featuring Asian figures are acceptable] HUM 366 India's Gandhi HUM 375 Biography of a City [only topics featuring Asian cities are acceptable] HUM 525 Asian Cultures [all topics] HUM 530 Chinese Civilization HUM 535 Chinese Intellectual Traditions HUM 540 Styles of Chinese Cultural ExpressionCITIES STUDIES
HUM 375 Biography of a City [all topics] HUM 376 San FranciscoCROSS-CULTURAL STUDIES
HUM 130 Humanities: Major Works CHS/HUM 220 Values and Culture HUM 250 Creativity in the Humanities HUM 310 Styles of Cultural Expression HUM 345 Humanism and Mysticism HUM 380 Nature and Human Values HUM 510 Comparative Form and Culture HUM 515 Styles of African Cultural Expression HUM 520 North and South American Cultural ExpressionEUROPEAN CULTURAL STUDIES
HUM 130 Humanities: Major Works CHS/HUM 220 Values and Culture HUM 250 Creativity in the Humanities HUM 320 Music, Ideas, and Culture HUM 350 Humanities: The Americas HUM 365 Great Figures in the Humanities [only topics featuring European figures are acceptable] HUM 375 Biography of City [only topics featuring European cities are acceptable] CLAS/HUM 410 Classical Culture: Greece CLAS/HUM 415 Classical Culture: Rome HIST 330/HUM 420 The Early Middle Ages HUM 430 Renaissance Culture HUM 450 Romanticism and Impressionism HUM 460 The Modern RevolutionPHILOSOPHY
Select one course from each of the four categories.
PHIL 101 Introduction to Philosophy (CAN PHIL 2) PHIL 130 Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy PHIL 160 Introduction to Philosophy of the Arts PHIL 250 Introduction to Philosophy of Science
BLS 450 Black Philosophy PHIL 301 Ancient Philosophy PHIL 302 Medieval Philosophy PHIL 303 Modern Philosophy
LARA 570 Philosophy of La Raza PHIL 383 Ethics in Medicine PHIL 440 Ethics at Work PHIL 450 Ethics
PHIL 330 Political Philosophy PHIL 350 Philosophy of Science: The Natural Sciences PHIL 380 Philosophy of Law PHIL 460 Philosophy of Art PHIL 500 Philosophy of ReligionPHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION
Select one course from each of the four categories.
PHIL 105 Introduction to Philosophy and Religion
PHIL 500 Philosophy of Religion PHIL 525 The Structure of Religious Experience RELS 300 The Nature of Religious Experience
PHIL 502 World Religions
AIS 310 American Indian Religion and Philosophy BLS 326 Black Religion PHIL 503 Biblical Thought PHIL 504 History of Christian Thought PHIL 508 Indian Philosophy and Religion [all topics acceptable] PHIL 510 Far Eastern Philosophy and Religion [all topics acceptable] PHIL 515 Semitic Religious Thought [all topics acceptable]
CHIN 103 Third Semester Chinese (5) CHIN 301 Chinese Composition and Conversation (5) CHIN 302 Chinese Composition and Reading (5) CHIN 507 Chinese Culture CHIN 521 Twentieth Century Fiction CHIN 525 Chinese Applied Linguistics
FR 215 Intermediate French FR 216 Intermediate Conversation and Reading FR 301 French Phonetics FR 305 French Composition FR 306 Advanced Conversation FR 325 French Linguistics FR 400 French Culture FR 410 Contemporary French Civilization
GER 103 Third Semester German GER 104 Fourth Semester German GER 305 Advanced Grammar and Composition GER 306 Advanced German Conversation GER 325 Applied German Linguistics: Phonetics and Phonemics GER 401 German Culture and Civilization GER 402 Contemporary German Civilization
ITAL 103 Third Semester Italian ITAL 104 Fourth Semester Italian ITAL 305 Advanced Grammar and Composition ITAL 325 Practical Linguistics of Italian ITAL 350 Advanced Oral and Reading Practice ITAL 401 Italian Culture and Civilization
JAPN 103 Third Semester Japanese (5) JAPN 250 Intensive Study of Kanji JAPN 301 Japanese Conversation JAPN 302 Japanese Reading and Grammar JAPN 325 Practical Linguistics in Japanese JAPN 401 Topics in Japanese Culture [all topics acceptable]
CLAS 490 History of Ideas of the Ancient Classical World CLAS/HUM 410 Classical Culture: Greece CLAS/HUM 415 Classical Culture: Rome LATN 202 Intermediate Latin (2-6) LATN 415 Literature of the Republic [all topics acceptable] LATN 420 Literature of the Augustan Period [all topics acceptable] LATN 425 Literature of the Empire [all topics acceptable]
RUSS 103 Third Semester Russian (5) RUSS 104 Fourth Semester Russian RUSS 305 Advanced Grammar and Composition RUSS 306 Advanced Conversation and Composition RUSS 325 Practical Linguistics of Russian RUSS 401 Russian Culture and Civilization
SPAN 215 Advanced Grammar SPAN 216 Intermediate Conversation and Reading SPAN 305 Advanced Composition SPAN 306 Advanced Reading and Conversation SPAN 325 Applied Spanish Linguistics: Phonetics and Phonemics SPAN 401 Culture and Civilization of Spain SPAN 405 Culture and Civilization of Spanish America
Courses used to meet General Education Basic Subjects (Segment I) requirements may not be used in the additional subject matter requirements component. There is no limit on the number of units used to meet General Education requirements in Segment II and/or Segment III which can be included also in the additional requirements component.
Courses may be used in one category and component only. Any course used in any category of the Liberal Studies major component may not be used also in any category in the additional subject matter requirements component.
ENG 416 Junior Composition
CD 655 Dynamics of Communication Development ENG 426 Second Language Acquisition PSY 531 Psycholinguistics SPCH 508 Children's Communication (4)
MATH 165 Concepts of the Number System for the Elementary Grades (CAN MATH 4) and MATH 565 Concepts of Geometry, Measurement, and Probability
AAS 200 History of Asian Americans AAS 370 Southeast Asians in America ETHS 470 Raza Immigration to the United States HIST 109 Ancient African Civilizations HIST 112 Latin American Civilizations HIST 113 Asian Civilizations HIST 317 Holocaust and Genocide HIST/IR 392/GEOG 573 Asia in Transition HIST/IR/SS 393/GEOG 574 Contemporary Asia HIST/ANTH/LARA/SS 501 The Latin American Past to 1929 HIST 611 Modern Africa HUM/CHS 220 Values and Culture HUM 310 Styles of Cultural Expression HUM 350 Humanities: The Americas HUM 515 Styles of African Cultural Expression HUM 525 Cultures of India [topic course only] IR/SS/PLSI 520 Modernization and Third World Countries LARA 460 Central Americans of the United States: History and Heritage WOMS 150 Women in American History and Society
CFS 320 Children and Families CFS 321 Adolescents and Families HIST/SS 469 American Childhoods: Past and Present KIN 487 Motor Development PSY 330 Child Development PSY 431 Developmental Psychology PSY/HMSX 436 Development of Maleness and Femaleness REC 380 Developmental Play Processes SS 360 The Individual in Modern Society
AMST/ANTH 352 Peoples and Cultures of California AMST 410/HIST/HUM 478 California Culture ETHS 210 Asian–American Culture ETHS 220 Asians in America ETHS 270 Ethnic Studies: La Raza Experience GEOG/URBS 455 Geography of Ethnic Communities HUM/CHS 225 Values in American Life IS 300 Intercultural Skills LARA 280 Acculturation Problems of La Raza KIN 457 Culture, Gender, and Movement SPCH 541 Intercultural Communication SPCH 542 Intracultural Communication WOMS 561 Women of Color in the U.S.
KIN 401 Basic Movement, Games, and Dances for Children
ART 450 Art for Children
DANC 207 Dance in Cultural Context (2) DANC 231 Fundamentals of Dance Movement Theories (2) DANC 340 Creative Dance in Basic Subject Development DANC 560 Theory and Practice of Contemporary Dance
MUS 601 Music for Children MUS 602 World Folk Song Style and Culture
THA 450 Children's Literature and Oral Experiences THA 451 Storytelling and Folk Literature THA 551 Creative Dramatics
EED 645 Directed Experiences with Children (1-5) ENG 696 Student Experience in Schools ISED 150 Orientation to Education SS 680 Education Field Experience
The student will develop a specific focus related to the NEXA theme. In order to achieve sufficient depth and competence in the focus of interest, the student will prepare a 3-4 semester study plan. The study plan should define courses relevant to the specific topic, and show how a core group of courses can be integrated around and build toward the proposed theme. The student will work with a NEXA faculty member in the preparation of the study plan. Upon approval of the study plan by the NEXA steering committee, the student will be admitted to the major.
In order to complete the NEXA major, the student will consult with two faculty members: one to help with the study plan and one to help with the senior thesis. On occasion, one faculty person may serve both these functions. The student should consult with the NEXA advising coordinator in order to choose the most appropriate faculty member(s).
The culminating experience of the NEXA concentration, and in many ways the most important part of the major, is the senior thesis. The senior thesis is an in-depth, original exploration of the specific theme (or aspect of the theme) chosen earlier by the student. At the end of the junior year, and with the help of the NEXA advising coordinator, the student will choose a specific faculty member to serve as the thesis adviser. Two other faculty members are chosen to constitute the thesis committee. A thesis proposal which clearly delineates the proposed course of study leading to the thesis is submitted and approved by the NEXA steering committee. The committee of three advisers is responsible for assisting the student in the preparation of the thesis. Final approval is made by the NEXA steering committee.
Junior Year, First Semester. Student works with an appropriate NEXA faculty member to produce a study plan.
Junior Year, Second Semester. With the aid of the NEXA advising coordinator, the student will choose a faculty member to serve as thesis adviser. The NEXA steering committee must approve the choice of thesis adviser.
Senior Year, First Semester. Completion of thesis proposal. Approval of thesis proposal by NEXA steering committee.
Senior Year, Second Semester. Enrolled in NEXA 698. Thesis completed and approved by the thesis committee. Course work completed.
Program Requirements Units Three units from NEXA courses and four units from Speech courses in Liberal Studies Area I required core 7 Six units from courses in Liberal Studies Area II required core 6 Six units from Liberal Studies Area III required core 6 Six units from Liberal Studies Area IV required core 6 Upper division units selected from NEXA courses in the areas of emphasis beyond the core 6 Lower or upper division units selected from NEXA courses and/or other courses in the Liberal Studies curriculum accord- ing to student's focus and theme and with consent of NEXA adviser 12 NEXA 698 Senior Project 3 Total for major 46
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