1 The numbers following the degrees are used by the university to identify the program indicated. These numbers must be used on the application for admission, registration forms, application for graduation, etc.

2 Offered jointly with the University of California, San Francisco.

3 Program offered in cooperation with other CSU campuses at Moss Landing Marine Laboratories.

4 Offered jointly with the University of California, Berkeley.

6 General Biology

7 Required for placement in Total Communication classrooms (waivers available through proficiency examination at the advanced level).

8 Required for placement in ASL classrooms (waivers available through proficiency examination at the advanced level).

9 Courses required for the Master of Arts in Psychology: Concentration in School Psychology.

10 Students who plan to study for a Ph.D. should complete at least two semesters of calculus and one semester of physical chemistry.

11 If taken to fulfill lower division requirement, may not be used for upper division credit.

12 Graduate seminar courses may be taken by qualified seniors with consent of instructor.

13 Graduate level entomology courses may be taken by qualified seniors.

14 Students enrolling in BA 110 must satisfy the university entry-level mathematics requirements (see the General Education, Segment I section of this Bulletin).

15 ACCT 100 and 101 may be substituted for ACCT 300, on advisement.

16 MATH 250 is an equivalent to BA 212; prerequisite mathematics capability may be satisfied by BA 110 or MATH 110.

17 ECON 100 and 101 may be substituted for ECON 305, on advisement.

18 ACCT 301 and 302 may be substituted for ACCT 303, on advisement.

19 The BUS 360 prerequisite will be waived for business minors.

20 In order to meet the breadth requirements of the AACSB no more than twelve (12) units with a common prefix in the Phase III Advanced Program may be taken unless the student has completed a capstone business policy course (BUS 690 or equivalent) in prior work or in addition to other required graduate work in the program. If a capstone policy course has been completed, the maximum number of units with a common prefix is fifteen.

21 For the M.S.B.A. program with a limited specialization in International Business, IBUS 895 may be taken in lieu of BUS 898; for the limited specialization in Computer Information Systems and Business Analysis/Operations Research, BICS 895 may be taken in lieu of BUS 898.

22 Three to six units of Sanskrit may be substituted in this category.

23 Students interested in Egyptian archaeology may use three units of CLAR 502 as partial fulfillment of this requirement.

24 May be taken for two semesters of credit.

25 May be taken for three semester of credit.

26 Repeatable for credit when topics vary.

27 May be repeated for credit with faculty approval and in accordance with the restrictions identified in the course descriptions.

28 Repeatable for credit when topics vary. CW 825, CW 828, CW 840, CW 860, CW 865, CW 866, CW 875, and/or CW 876 may be substituted.

29 Meets partial requirements for the Minor in Business Administration.

30 Students interested in pursuing the Minor in Business Administration must complete ACCT 100 and 101 and ECON 100 and 101.

31 Prerequisite: completion of general education quantitative reasoning requirement.

32 Students with an extensive undergraduate preparation in quantitative methods may substitute elective courses for quantitative methods courses with the approval of the graduate adviser.

33 Students with an extensive undergraduate preparation in quantitative methods may substitute elective courses for quantitative methods courses with the approval of the graduate adviser.

34 Students may be required upon advisement to take additional units beyond the minimum depending on the choice of a business focus.

35 Students may be required to complete up to an additional four (4) units if prior courses and/or experiences have not adequately met the comparable course requirement of E ED 803, Advanced Practicum in Early Childhood Education (2), and E ED 805, Seminar for Advanced Practicum in Early Childhood Education (2).

36 Courses taken to fulfill the core requirements may not be repeated for elective credit.

37-To be taken by the student during the first year after admission to classified graduate standing.

38 Up to twelve units may be double counted for General Education requirements.

39 Course completed as part of core.

40 May be counted only if not taken as a core course.

41 Limited to Wrestling under the supervision of the head coach of that sport.

42 KIN 480 and KIN 482 can be used as electives only if not taken in the core.

43 PSY 571 may be substituted for KIN 715 with approval of graduate program director.

44 Must be completed before enrollment in any upper division core course.

45 The requirement for ECON 510 may be met by the student offering six units of lower division work in labor economics and collective bargaining.

46 Other courses dealing with the relationship between labor and the larger society may be acceptable upon approval of the program director.

47 Students transferring from community colleges with work in labor studies may offer up to twelve units of lower division course work in labor studies toward the Tier III requirements.

48 For the Diversified Concentration a minimum of six units must be in choral ensembles.

49 Students with extensive background in music may substitute more advanced courses.

50 Unit totals indicate the minimum requirement. Additional instruction may be required before the thesis/composition is undertaken.

51 To be successfully completed prior to advancement to fully classified status in the program.

52 Unit total indicated for MUS 776 is the minimum requirement. Additional instruction may be required before permission to present the recital is granted.

53 Graduate piano majors who enroll in MUS 776 and 780 are also required to enroll concurrently in MUS 392.

54 PHIL 896 is a mandatory CR/NC course. It may be repeated once if NC is earned the first time. Upon admission to the graduate program, students must consult with the graduate adviser in regard to this course. It must be completed with a CR before the student may officially begin work on the master's thesis.

55 Limited to projects in teaching critical thinking.

56 It is also recommended that students take MATH 245 or MATH 376.-444

57 Three additional upper division electives in astronomy, mathematics, or physics may be substituted for CSC 210 by students proficient in computer programming subject to approval by the department chair.

58 Internship requirement may be waived upon evidence and approval of previous or concurrent educationally appropriate work experience in public policy or administration or may be met with equivalent courses in related programs.

59 Must be taken by students pursuing the Administration and Planning or Social Development Emphases.

60 SW 741 is taken concurrently with SW 740 and is required each semester that the student is in field. Block placement students or students in the planned, part-time program who are in field placement for two semesters as opposed to four semesters will take a total of two units of SW 741. They will need to take an additional two units of electives on advisement to make up the total of four units required for SW 741.

61 Plans B and C are recommended for individuals planning to pursue predoctoral education.

62 Students must enroll in sections designed for disabled or work specifically with a disabled student.

63 Students in moderate/severe disabilities program emphasis are required to take the Master's Comprehensive Written Examination, as well as either SPED 895 or SPED 898.

64 Enrollment contingent upon permission of adviser based on performance in advanced classes.

65 If a candidate has previously been credited with an appropriate equivalent course, either TH A 412 or 505 may be substituted with approval by an assigned adviser.

66 Up to nine units in lower division comparative literature courses may be accepted.

67 BA 212 pretestsare given prior to each semester by the SFSU Testing Center. Students should check with the Testing Center for exact dates and to register for the test.

68 See also Mathematics, particularly MATH 400 and 890. Students are advised that most Computer Science classes require homework done on the university's computers. This generally requires spending time outside class at the various computing facilities.

69 Students enrolling in CSC 210 must take an entry examination given the first day of class. Results are used to determine eligibility.

70 Highly recommended as initial courses to be taken in fulfilling the 30-unit clear credential requirement.

71 English courses normally earn three units of credit. However, courses marked by footnote 1 may be offered for more than three units. Consult the Class Schedule.

72 For other religion courses, see PHIL 105 and philosophy courses numbered 500-599.

73 New students enrolling in SPAN 101, 102, 205, 206, 215, 216, 305, and 306 must take a diagnostic examination during the first week of instruction.


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