Liberal Studies

Undergraduate Studies
Dean: Susan Taylor

Liberal Studies Office
BH 263/265
415-338-6927
Liberal Studies Touch Tone Hotline: 415-338-1510
Website: http://www.sfsu.edu/~advising/ls.htm
Assistant to the Dean: Helen Goldsmith

Area I Coordinator--Gerianne Johnson
Advisers--Chung, Medcalf, Nakayama, Schoerke, Sommers, Stec, Swanson, Terris

Area II Coordinator--Leigh Auleb
Advisers--Auleb, Gutierrez, Tabatabaian

Area III Coordinator--Susan Taylor
Advisers--Aaron, Birkie, Bruhns, Busacca, Crawford, Flynne, Hom, Kroeker, Loewy, Miller, Soh

Area IV Creative Arts Coordinator--Derek Hunt
Advisers--Marshall, Washington

Area IV Humanities and Foreign Languages Coordinator--Ruth Knier
Advisers--Knier, Martin, Steier, Taschian

NEXA Coordinator--Michael Gregory

Advisers for students with no emphasis--Chuck, Goldsmith, Smith

Programs

B.A. in Liberal Studies

B.A. in Liberal Studies: Concentration in NEXA

Program Scope

The Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies requires 124 units for graduation. The 46-unit Liberal Studies major has a multidisciplinary curriculum encompassing all areas of knowledge in the arts and sciences. Many employers and professional schools prefer graduates with the type of richly diversified education that this major provides.

Before meeting with an individual adviser, Liberal Studies majors must attend a Liberal Studies workshop on Advising Day or at the Advising Center (ADM 212, 338-2101) where workshops are offered on a regular basis. At the workshop, students are introduced to the requirements and receive information and materials about the program and advising. Liberal Studies majors with a touch tone phone may call 338-1510 for a recording containing up-to-date information about advising and special events of interest to Liberal Studies majors.

Career Outlook

The Liberal Studies major is applicable to a variety of fields. Since the major has considerable flexibility, it can be designed to meet a student's personal and academic interests. The program's interdisciplinary approach provides the broad academic background necessary for teaching in an elementary classroom. The major can be planned with a particular career in mind, such as government or public service, management, or work in multicultural communities. It is appropriate preparation for various professional and graduate programs such as business, counseling, law, librarianship, and medicine.

NEXA offers a concentration within the Liberal Studies major which allows students to pursue the NEXA theme, a convergence of conceptually different disciplines upon a core of common concern that cuts across all disciplines, in depth and with a specific focus.

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN LIBERAL STUDIES

Each student mustconsult with an adviser in the student's chosen Area of Emphasis to discuss the Liberal Studies major, Liberal Studies program (pre-credential candidates), the selection of courses, and the preparation of the planning worksheet.

Each student's planning worksheet must be approved by the adviser and the Area-of-Emphasis coordinator before the student has completed 100 units. The approved worksheet must be on file in the Liberal Studies Office before the graduation application will be signed.

The 85-unit Liberal Studies Program is designed for those students seeking the Multiple Subject Credential. The 46-unit major is a component of the Liberal Studies Program. The other 39 units fulfill specific subject matter requirements. Courses in this component of the Liberal Studies Program are listed under Additional Subject Matter Requirements in the Multiple Subject Matter Preparation Program at the end of the course listings for the major.

Additional informational materials on the major and the program are distributed at the Liberal Studies workshop.

Courses for this program are listed in alphabetical sequence (consult Index for page reference).

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR

Units

Core (All units must be upper division)

AREA I--Communication, Language, and
Literature

Literature		3
Speech		4

AREA II--Life Science, Physical Science, and
Mathematics

Life Science		3
Physical Science		3

AREA III--Behavioral and Social Sciences

SS 300	Social Sciences Core I		3
SS 301	Social Sciences Core II		3

AREA IV--Creative Arts, Humanities, and
Foreign Languages

CHS/HUM 425	Thought and Image I		3

IAC 426	Thought and Image II		3
Total for core		25

Area of Emphasis

A twelve-unit pattern from one of the four Areas identified above must be selected. Within that pattern, a minimum of six units must be upper division.

Units on Advisement

Students must select a minimum of nine additional units. These units may be either lower or upper division and must be approved by the Area of Emphasis adviser. There are three ways to choose these courses: (1) select three units in each area of knowledge outside the Area of Emphasis for a total of nine units minimum; (2) complete at least nine units in a single foreign language (including ASL); (3) select three courses from the Additional Subject Matter Requirements in the Multiple Subject Matter Preparation Program course list at the end of this section.

Program Summary

Core		25
Area of Emphasis		12

Units on Advisement		9
Total for major		46

COURSES INCLUDED IN THE LIBERAL STUDIES MAJOR

All courses included in the Liberal Studies major must be selected in consultation with an academic adviser in the student's chosen Area of Emphasis.

Descriptions of all courses as well as any prerequisites and corequisites to courses are in this Bulletin.

With adviser and area coordinator approval, courses transferred from other institutions may be used to fulfill the Core requirements of the major if they are upper division and equivalent in content to those courses listed below. Lower and/or upper division courses transferred from other institutions may be used in the Area of Emphasis so long as at least six units are upper division and the content of the courses is equivalent. Lower and/or upper division courses transferred from other institutions may be used in the Units on Advisement category. All residence requirements stipulated in the Bulletinmust be met.

Courses used to meet General Education Basic Subjects (Segment I) requirements may not be used to meet any part of the Liberal Studies major. A maximum of twelve units used to meet General Education requirements in Segment II and/or Segment III may be included as courses in the Core, Area of Emphasis, or Units on Advisement categories.

Grading.A maximum of two courses in the major may be taken for a CR grade. Additionally, students completing the MSAT equivalency must complete the 85-unit Liberal Studies program (major plus additional subject matter requirement) with a letter grade of C or better in every course listed (no grade of C- or below is allowed to satisfy the equivalency).

A course may be used for only one purpose within the major. For example, if a course is used in the Core, it may not be used in the Area of Emphasis or in the Elective Units on Advisement.

REQUIRED CORE COURSES

Before beginning the Core courses, students should have completed Segment I of General Education.

AREA I--COMMUNICATION, LANGUAGE, AND LITERATURE

Literature--Select one:

AAS 322	Chinese American Culture--Language and 
Literature
AAS 363	Survey of Philippine Literature
AAS 502	Asian American Children/Teen Literature
BLS 411	African--African-American Literature
BLS 420	Black Fiction
ENG 480	Junior Seminar
ENG 554	Modern American Novel
ENG 555	The Short Story
ENG 583	Shakespeare: Representative Plays
ENG 584	Shakespeare: Selected Plays
LARA 560	Contemporary Literature of La Raza
NEXA 390	The Einsteinian Revolution
NEXA 398	John Steinbeck and "Doc" Ricketts: Literature of the Sea
WOMS540/ENG 614 Contemporary Women's Novel 
[topic course-no other topics acceptable]
WOMS541/ENG 614 Women Writers and Social 
Change [topic course-no other topics 
acceptable]
WOMS547	Contemporary Asian Women Writers
WOMS548	Literature by U.S. Women of Color
and

Speech--Select one:

SPCH 351	Public Speaking (4)
SPCH 362	Introduction to Oral Interpretation (4)
SPCH 363	Oral Interpretation of the First Person 
Voice (4)
SPCH 365	Argumentation and Debate (4)
SPCH 366	Persuasion (4)
SPCH 521	Group Discussion (4)

AREA II--LIFE SCIENCE, PHYSICAL SCIENCE, AND MATHEMATICS

Upon adviser and department approval, students emphasizing Area II may substitute more advanced upper division courses normally taken by majors in these fields.

Life Science--Select one:

BIOL 300	Nature Study
BIOL 313	Principles of Ecology
BIOL 318	Our Endangered Planet
BIOL 320	Conservation of Natural Resources
BIOL 321	Magic, Myth, and Medicine
BIOL 326	Disease!
BIOL 327	AIDS: Biology of the Modern Epidemic
BIOL 330	Human Sexuality
BIOL 333	The Genetic Revolution
BIOL 335	Origin of Life

Physical Science--Select one:

ASTR 350	History of Astronomy
CHEM 380	Chemistry Behind Environmental Pollution
CHEM 599	Chemistry, Its Evolution Through the 
Centuries
GEOL 302	The Violent Earth
METR 302	The Violent Atmosphere and Ocean
PHYS 500	Physics, Its Evolution Through the Centuries

AREA III--BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

SS 300	Social Sciences Core I and
SS 301	Social Sciences Core II

AREA IV--CREATIVE ARTS, HUMANITIES, AND FOREIGN LANGUAGES

CHS/HUM 425	 Thought and Image I and
IAC 426	Thought and Image II

AREA OF EMPHASIS BEYOND THE CORE

Liberal Studies majors must emphasize one of the four Areas in which they take an additional twelve units beyond the Core. A minimum of six units in the chosen Area of Emphasis must be upper division.

AREA I--COMMUNICATION, LANGUAGE, AND LITERATURE (Area of Emphasis)

Students who select Area I as the Area of Emphasis must take ENG 480, Junior Seminar, either as the course in the Area I Core Literature or as one of the courses in Category A, Literature, in the twelve-unit emphasis.

At least one course must be from Category A, Literature, and at least one course must be from one other category; i.e., Category B, Communication Strategies; Category C, Language/Speech Performance; or Category D, Language/Speech Studies. The other two courses (for a minimum of twelve units) may be taken from any category in Area I.

Category A--Literature

Course(s) may be selected from among those listed under Required Core Courses Area I Literature or from among those listed below.

AAS 206	Introduction to Asian American Literature
AIS 162	American Indian Oral Literature
AIS 360	Modern American Indian Authors
BLS 210	Introduction to Black Literature
CLAS 330	Ancient Epic Tales
CLAS 360	Greek and Roman Mythology
ENG 150	The Study of Literature
ENG 152	The Novel in English
ENG 153	The Drama in English
ENG 154	Masterworks of Literature in English
ENG 155	Contemporary Literature
ENG 158	American Literature
ENG 159	Beginning Shakespeare
ENG 501-586	All Period, Genre, Individual Authors
ENG 614	Women in Literature: Authors and Characters [all topics]
ENG 616	Science Fiction and Fantasy
ENG 618	Studies in Gay and Bisexual Literature [all 
topics]
ENG 630	The Visionary Child in Literature [topic 
course-no other topics acceptable]
ENG 631	Post-Colonial Literature in English
ENG 635	Coming of Age in America
ENG 655	Literature About and For the Adolescent 
Reader
LARA 230	Introduction to Contemporary Raza Literature
NEXA 327	Business and Culture
NEXA 369	The Demonic Pact: The Faust Myth in Music 
and Literature
WOMS551	Lesbian Literature
WOMS564	Women Writers and Colonialism
WCL 230	Introduction to World Literature
WCL 250	Fables and Tales
WCL 260	Myths of the World
WCL 415	The Literary Use of Legend [all topics]
WCL 420	Studies in Comparative Literature [all topics]
WCL 425	Individual Authors [all topics]
WCL 445	National Literature [all topics]
WCL 465	Modern Greek Poetry
WCL 495	Short Fiction [all topics]

Category B--Communication Strategies

CW 520	Writers on Writing
NEXA 397	Communication Between Humans and 
Other Animals
SPCH 302	Communication and the Social Process (4)
SPCH 303	Communication and Human Interaction (4)
SPCH 502	Interpersonal Communication (4)
SPCH 512	Nonverbal Communication (4)
SPCH 515	Family Communication (4)
SPCH 541	Intercultural Communication (4)
SPCH 542	Intracultural Communication (4)
WOMS301	Women in Groups: Communication and 
Process
WOMS302	Translating Women's Experience

Category C--Language/Speech Performance

Course(s) may be selected from among those listed under Required Core Courses Area I Speech or from among those listed below.

AAS 406	Asian American Workshop in Creative 
Writing
CW 301	Fundamentals of Creative Writing
CW 550	Poetry Center Workshop
SPCH 352	Women and Words (4)
SPCH 353	Speech for the Classroom Teacher (4)
TH A 450	Children's Literature and Oral Experiences
TH A 451	Storytelling and Folk Literature

Category D--Language/Speech Studies

ENG 420	Introduction to the Study of Language
ENG 421	The Structure of English
ENG 424	Phonology and Morphology
ENG 657	Grammar and Rhetoric of the Sentence
SPCH 331	Verbal and Non-Verbal Symbols (4)
SPCH 410	American Phonetics (4)
SPCH 508	Children's Communication (4)

AREA II--LIFE SCIENCE, PHYSICAL SCIENCE, AND MATHEMATICS (Area of Emphasis)

Students who select Area II as their Area of Emphasis must take a minimum of twelve (12) units from either the Science or Mathematics Pattern. Upon adviser and department approval, students emphasizing Area II may substitute more advanced upper division courses normally taken by majors in these fields.

Science

Besides taking the six units required in the Core, students must select two additional classes from those listed under Area II Required Core Courses. The remaining two courses may be chosen from the Science and Mathematics lists below. At least three units in the Area II Science emphasis must be in Life Science.

ASTR 115	Introduction to Astronomy
ASTR 240	Planetarium Astronomy (2)
BIOL 230	Introductory Biology I (5)
BIOL 305	Marine Animals and Plants of the California 
Coast
BIOL 328	Human Anatomy (4)
BIOL 610	Principles of Human Physiology
CHEM 101	Survey of Chemistry
GEOL 100	Investigating the Earth
GEOL/METR 102 Introduction to Oceanography
GEOL 105	History of Life
GEOL 110	Physical Geology (4)
METR 100	Introduction to Meteorology
METR 206	Introduction to Use of Computers in 
Meteorology
NEXA 387	Origins of Modern Science
NEXA 389	The Darwinian Revolution
NEXA 392	Culture and Technology
PHIL 350	Philosophy of Science
PHIL 365	Science and Civilization
PHYS 101	Conceptual Physics

Mathematics

Students who select the Mathematics Pattern must take a minimum of six (6) units from the 500-level mathematics courses listed below and the remaining six (6) units may be chosen from the Science and/or Mathematics lists of courses.

MATH 124	Elementary Statistics
MATH 220	Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
MATH 301	Exploration and Proof
MATH 309	Computation in Mathematics
MATH 560	Computers in the Elementary Classroom
MATH 561	Mathematics Education Computer 
Laboratory (1)
MATH 567	Problem Solving and Discovery in 
Mathematics
MATH 569	Mathematics Investigations: Dissection and 
Integration of Topics

AREA III--BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES (Area of Emphasis)

Students who select Area III as their Area of Emphasis must take a minimum of twelve units from one of the following patterns.

Anthropology--Select any four:

ANTH 110	Introduction to Archaeology [CAN ANTH 6]
ANTH 120	Introductory Social and Cultural 
Anthropology [CAN ANTH 4]
ANTH 310	Kinship and Social Structure
ANTH 315	Regional Ethnography [all topics]
ANTH 332	Human Variation Today (4)
ANTH 356	Archaeology of California
ANTH 471	The Ancient Maya
ANTH 475	Ancient South America
ANTH 481	Asian Prehistory
ANTH 590/WOMS595 Anthropology of Women

Economics

ECON 100	Introduction to Economic Analysis I [CAN 
ECON 2] and
ECON 101	Introduction to Economics Analysis II [CAN 
ECON 4] and
ECON 300	Intermediate Macroeconomics or
ECON 301	Intermediate Microeconomics and
any other upper division course in Economics, except 
ECON 305

Ethnic Studies

Students must select one course from Category A, Historical, and one course from Category B, Psycho-cultural. Two additional courses must be selected, one each from any of the other categories. NOTE:At least six of the units chosen must be upper division.

Category A--Historical

AIS 150	American Indian History in the United States
AIS 460	Power and Politics in Contemporary Indian 
America
AAS 200	History of Asian Americans
AAS 310	Chinese in America: Beginning to Exclusion
AAS 331	Japanese Americans in the U.S.
AAS 370	Southeast Asians in America
AAS 456	Pilipinos in America: Problems of Transition
BLS 300	From Africa to America
BLS 301	Africa in Global Perspective
BLS 302	Black Diaspora
BLS 303	Afro-American History
BLS 304	Black People and the American Experience
LARA 376	History of La Raza in the United States

Category B--Psycho-cultural

AIS 530	American Indian Psychology
AAS 315	Chinese American Personality
AAS 335	Japanese American Personality
AAS 355	Psyche and Behavior of Pilipinos
BLS 111	Black Cultures and Personalities
BLS 200	Introduction to Black Psychology
BLS 215	Introduction to Black Family Studies
BLS 515	Black Family Studies
BLS 555	Pigmentation and the Experience of Color
LARA 280	Acculturation Problems of La Raza
LARA 510	Psychodynamics of the La Raza Family 
Structure

Category C--American Women of Color

AIS 420	American Indian Women
AAS 603	Asian American Women
BLS 335	The Black Woman: A Cultural Analysis
ETHS 571	Women, Class, and Race
LARA 410	La Raza Women
WOMS561	Women of Color in the U.S.

Category D--Ethnic Community Studies

AAS 680	Community: Changes and Development
AAS 695	Seminar on Contemporary Asian American 
Communities
BLS 125	Black Community Involvement Workshop
BLS 340	Economics of the Black Community
BLS 516	Research Methods in the Black Community
BLS 551	Field Work in Black Studies
LARA 680	La Raza and Community Organizing
LARA 690	La Raza Community Fieldwork

Category E--Interdisciplinary Ethnic Studies

ETHS 220	Asians in America
ETHS 260	Ethnic Studies: The African American and 
Western Racism
ETHS 275	Ethnic Studies: Issues in La Raza History

Category F--Politics, Government, and People of Color

AIS 205	American Indians and U.S. Laws
AAS 205	Asian Americans and American Ideals and 
Institutions
BLS 320	Black Politics, Mass Movements, and 
Liberation Themes
BLS 375	Law and the Black Community
BLS 376	Government, Constitution, and Black 
Citizens
LARA 276	La Raza, Government, Ideals, and Constitution

Family Studies

Students must select the number of courses as indicated in each of the categories.

Category A--Select one:

CFS 320	Children and Families
CFS 321	Adolescents and Families

Category B--Select two:

CFS 426	Families in Crisis
HIST/SS 469	American Childhoods: Past and 
Present
SOC 464	The Family (4)
URBS 565	Social Policy and the Family (4)

Category C--Select one:

SPCH 503	Sex Roles and Communication (4)
SPCH 515	Family Communication (4)

Geography

Students must select one course from each of the following categories preferably in the order in which they are listed.

Category A

GEOG 107	World Regions

Category B

GEOG 600	Environmental Problems and Solutions

Category C

GEOG 550	Geography of the U.S. and Canada
AMST 400/GEOG 551 American Regional Cultures

Category D

GEOG 570	Regional Studies: Selected Regions [all topics]
GEOG 573/HIST/IR 392 Asia in Transition
HIST 578	History of Japan

Health, Kinesiology, and Recreation--Select any four:

HED 310	Health and Society
HED 312	Consumer Health
HED 315	Drugs and Society
HED 320	Contemporary Sexuality
KIN 457	Culture, Gender, and Movement
KIN 501	Women and Sport
KIN 502	Sport and Social Issues
KIN 504	Psychology of Coaching
REC 300	Leisure and Leadership
REC 380	Developmental Play Processes
REC 410	Foundations of Therapeutic Recreation
REC 420	Leisure and Contemporary Society

History

Students must select the number of courses as indicated in each of the categories for a minimum of twelve units. NOTE:At least six of the units chosen must be upper division.

Category A--Select zero or one:

HIST 120	History of the United States to 1865 
[CAN HIST 8]
HIST 121	History of the United States Since 1865 
[CAN HIST 10]
HIST 418	Society and Politics in American History

Category B--Select one or two:

HIST 420	American Colonial History
HIST 422	The Founding of the American Nation
HIST 424	History of the United States 1827-1877
HIST 426	History of the United States 1877-1916
HIST 427	History of the United States 1916-1945
HIST 428	History of the United States Since 1945
HIST 464	American Ethnic and Racial Relations I: 
1740-1890
HIST 465	American Ethnic and Racial Relations II: 
1890-Present
HIST/SS 469	American Childhoods: Past and 
Present
HIST 480	Thought and Culture in America
WOMS562	History of African-American Women

Category C--Select one:

HIST 110	History of Western Civilization I 
[CAN HIST 2]
HIST 111	History of Western Civilization II 
[CAN HIST 4]
HIST 326	The Byzantine Empire
HIST 327	The Mediterranean World
HIST 334	The Renaissance
HIST 344	Nineteenth Century Europe
HIST 346	Recent European History
NEXA 383	The City in Civilization

Category D--Select one:

HIST 109	Ancient African Civilizations
HIST 112	Latin American Civilizations
HIST 113	Asian Civilizations
HIST 114	World History I
HIST 115	World History II
HIST 318	Topics in Comparative History [all topics]
HIST 570	History of China Before Modern Times
HIST 571	History of Modern China
HIST 578	History of Japan
HIST 501	The Latin American Past to 1929
HIST/SS 550	Social Change in Modern Latin 
America
HIST 603	History of the Middle East
HIST 610	History of Africa
HIST 611	Modern Africa

International Relations

Students must select a minimum of twelve units of course work from one of the following categories.

Category A--Global Development Studies

IR 310	U.S. Foreign Policy (4) and
IR/SS 540	The Rich and Poor Nations (4) and
Select one of the following courses:
IR 321	African Foreign Policy (4)
IR 322	Latin American Relations (4)
IR 323	Middle East: Periphery (4)
IR 324	Middle East: Heartland (4)
IR 325	Chinese Foreign Policy (4)
IR 326	South and Southeast Asia Foreign 
Relations (4)

Category B--World Perspectives

IR/GEOG/SS 204 Current International Events
IR 310	U.S. Foreign Policy (4)
GEOG 102	The Human Environment [CAN GEOG 4]
GEOG 570	Regional Studies: Selected Regions 
[all topics]
SOC 483	Global Sociology
WOMS531	Women and International Development

NEXA--Select any four:

NEXA 330	The Marxian Revolution
NEXA 331	Feminist Revolution
NEXA 340	The Nuclear Revolution
NEXA 383	The City in Civilization
NEXA 391	Biological Sex and Cultural Gender

Political Science

Students must select any three or four courses for a minimum of twelve units.

PLSI 100	Understanding Politics
PLSI/SS 106	Political Economy: Theory, Processes, 
and Institutions
PLSI 300	Scientific Inquiry in Political Science (4)
PLSI 310	Contemporary Issues in American Politics
PLSI 351	Political Theory: The Classical Tradition (4)
PLSI 370	Classical Marxism (4)
PLSI 551	Judicial Power in Public Policy Making (4)

Psychology--Select any four:

PSY 200	General Psychology [CAN PSY 2]
PSY 350	Mental Health
PSY 430	Adolescent Psychology
PSY 431	Developmental Psychology
PSY 435	Behavior Problems of Children
PSY 436	Development of Femaleness and 
Maleness (4)
PSY 441	Psychology of the Family
PSY 451	Theories of Personality
PSY 491	Learning or
PSY 492	Perception or
PSY 493	Motivation or
PSY 494	Cognitive Psychology

Social Science Interdisciplinary

Students must select courses in one of the following categories.

Category A--Culture in America

AMST 300/SS 410 Perspectives on American Culture
AMST 310/HUM 485 The Arts and American Culture
AMST 400/GEOG 551 American Regional Cultures
AMST 410/HUM 450 California Culture

Category B--American Socio-political Milieu

AMST 300/SS 410 Perspectives on American Culture
AMST 400/GEOG 551 American Regional Cultures
PLSI 310	Contemporary Issues in American Politics
IR 310	U.S. Foreign Policy (4)
SOC 483	Global Sociology

Category C--Change

SS 510	Socio-Cultural Change: An Interdisciplinary 
Analysis or
SOC 471	Societal Change and Development (4) and
IR/PLSI/SS 520	Modernization and Third World 
Countries or
IR 540	Rich and Poor Nations (4) and
GEOG 421	Future Environments and
URBS 530/HIST 488 Alternative Urban Futures

Sociology--Select any three:

SOC 340	Social Psychology (4)
SOC 362	Deviant Behavior (4)
SOC 461	Ethnic Relations: International 
Comparisons (4)
SOC 464	Families and Society (4)
SOC 469	Gender and Society (4)
SOC 472	Social Inequality: Poverty, Wealth, and 
Privilege (4)
SOC 480	The City in a Global Setting (4)

Urban Studies

Students must select the number of courses as indicated in each of the categories.

Category A--Select two:

URBS 400/HIST 489 Dynamics of the American City
URBS/PLSI 480	Policy Analysis (4) or
URBS/GEOG 658 Land Use Planning

Category B--Select two:

URBS/GEOG 433 Urban Transportation (4)
URBS 475	Selected Issues in Urban Studies (3-4) 
[all topics]
URBS/PLSI 513/GEOG 654 Politics, Law, and Urban 
Environment (4)
URBS 570	Urban Health Policy
URBS 580	Urban Housing
URBS/HED 582	Homelessness and Public Policy

AREA IV--CREATIVE ARTS, HUMANITIES, AND FOREIGN LANGUAGES (Areas of Emphasis)

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.

Creative Arts Emphasis

Within the twelve units for this Area of Emphasis, students must select at least three units in each of the following categories: Category A, History; Category B, Theory/Criticism; and Category C, Performance/Production. NOTE:At least six of the units chosen must be upper division.

Category A--History

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
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 501	Women's Art History [topic course]
ART 503	Pacific, Native North American, and 
Caribbean Arts [all topics]
ART 504	American Art 1940-1980 [topic course]
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
DANC 415	Dance in Religion
DANC 430	Historical Survey of Dance in the Western 
World: 1300-Present
DANC 657	Dance Ethnology
DAI 356	History of Industrial Design/Technology
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	Roots of Rock
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

Category B--Theory/Criticism

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 321	Analysis of the Public Arts
BECA 390	The Age of Information
BECA 422	Social Aspects of Electronic Media
BECA 485	Women and Media
BECA 487	Children and Television
BECA 490	Television and Social Change
BECA 500	International Broadcasting
BECA 600	Senior Seminar
CINE 101	Introduction to Film
CINE 102	Introduction to Contemporary Cinema
CINE 308	Third World Cinema
CINE 342	Documentary Film
CINE 344	Film Genre [all topics]
DANC 350	Dance Watching
DAI 332	Electric Energy (4)
IAC 315	Self and Others
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

Category C--Performance/Production

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 Strategies 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 380	Media Production Techniques
BECA 580	Media in Community Service
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	Metals Manufacturing
DAI 344	Plastics Technology I
DAI 423	Applied Graphics Design
IAC 300	Creative Intersections: New Forms and 
Processes
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 210	Introduction to Design for Stage and Screen
THA 451	Storytelling and Folk Literature
WOMS303	Women as Creative Agents

Humanities Emphasis

Students must select a minimum of twelve units in one of the following patterns. NOTE:At least six of the units chosen must be upper division.

American Studies/Humanities

CHS/HUM 225	Values in American Life
HUM 470	American Autobiography
AMST 410/HUM 450 California Culture
AMST 310/HUM 485 The Arts and American Culture
HUM 375	Biography of a City [one American city may 
be included]
HUM 495	Architecture and American Life

Asian 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]
HUM 366	India's Gandhi
HUM 375	Biography of a City [only topics featuring 
Asian cities]
HUM 525	Asian Cultures [all topics]
HUM 530	Chinese Civilization
HUM 540	Styles of Chinese Cultural Expression

Cities Studies

HUM 375	Biography of a City [all topics]
HUM 376	San Francisco

Cross-Cultural Studies

HUM 130	Humanities: Major Works
CHS/HUM 220	Values and Culture
HUM 250	Creativity in the Humanities
HUM 301	Styles and Expressive Forms
HUM 345	Humanism and Mysticism
HUM 360	Styles of African Cultural Expression
HUM 380	Nature and Human Values
HUM 510	Comparative Form and Culture
HUM 520	North and South American Cultural 
Expression

European 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 365	Great Figures in the Humanities [only topics 
featuring European figures]
HUM 375	Biography of City [only topics featuring 
European cities]
CLAS 410/HUM 401 Classical Culture: Greece
CLAS 415/HUM 402 Classical Culture: Rome
HIST 330/HUM 403 The Early Middle Ages
HUM 406	The Creation of the Modern World: Sixteenth to Eighteenth Centuries
HUM 407	Imperial Culture: The Nineteenth Century
HUM 455	Humanities: The Americas
HUM 460	The Modern Revolution

Philosophy

Select one course from each of the four categories.

Category A--Introduction

PHIL 101	Introduction to Philosophy [CAN PHIL 2]
PHIL 130	Political and Social Philosophy
PHIL 160	Introduction to Philosophy of the Arts

Category B--History

BLS 450	Black Philosophy
PHIL 301	Ancient Philosophy
PHIL 302	Medieval Philosophy
PHIL 303	Modern Philosophy

Category C--Ethics

LARA 570	Philosophy of La Raza
PHIL 383	Ethics in Medicine
PHIL 440	Ethics at Work
PHIL 450	Ethics

Category D--Special Areas

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 Religion

Philosophy and Religion

Select one course from each of the four categories.

Category A--Introduction

PHIL 105	Introduction to Philosophy and Religion

Category B--Nature of Religious Experience

PHIL 500	Philosophy of Religion
PHIL 525	The Nature of Religious Experience

Category C--Major Religions

PHIL 502	World Religions

Category D--Specific Religious Traditions

AIS 310	American Indian Religion and Philosophy
BLS 326	Black Religion
PHIL 504	History of Christian Thought
PHIL 508	Indian Philosophy and Religion [all topics]
PHIL 510	Far Eastern Philosophy and Religion 
[all topics]
PHIL 515	Semitic Religious Thought [all topics]

Foreign Languages Emphasis

Students must select a minimum of twelve units in one of the foreign languages from the lists below. At least six of the units chosen must be upper division.

Chinese

CHIN 103	Third Semester Chinese (5)
CHIN 301	Chinese Composition and Conversa-
tion (5)
CHIN 302	Chinese Composition and Reading (5)
CHIN 507	Traditional Chinese Culture
CHIN 521	Twentieth Century Fiction
CHIN 525	Chinese Applied Linguistics

French

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

German

GER 207	Intermediate German
GER 301	German in Review
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

Italian

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

Japanese

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]

Latin

CLAS 490	History of Ideas of the Ancient Classical 
World
CLAS 410/HUM 401 Classical Culture: Greece
CLAS 415/HUM 402 Classical Culture: Rome
LATN 202	Intermediate Latin (5)
LATN 430	Roman Satire
LATN 435	Post-Augustan Prose
LATN 440	Republican Prose
LATN 445	Vergil
LATN 450	Roman Drama
LATN 455	Latin Elegy and Lyric
LATN 460	Roman Historians
LATN 465	Cicero

Russian

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

Spanish

SPAN 216	Intermediate Conversation and Reading
SPAN 301	Advanced Grammar
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

ADDITIONAL SUBJECT MATTER REQUIREMENTS IN THE MULTIPLE SUBJECT MATTER PREPARATION PROGRAM

Students seeking the Multiple Subject Credential are advised to complete the subject matter preparation program. Students who choose not to complete this program must pass the Multiple Subjects Assessment for Teachers (MSAT). The program consists of the Liberal Studies major plus the additional subject matter requirements listed below. With adviser and area coordinator approval, courses transferred from other institutions may be used to meet the additional requirements if they are equivalent in content to those listed below.

Courses used to meet General Education Basic Subjects (Segment I) requirements may not be used in the additional subject matter requirements component. However, courses used to meet General Education requirements in Segment II and/or Segment III may be included in the additional requirements component.

Grading.A maximum of two of the courses taken to meet the additional subject matter requirements may be taken for a CR grade. Additionally, students completing the MSAT equivalency must complete the 85-unit Liberal Studies program (major plus additional subject matter requirements) with a grade of C or better in every course listed (no grade of C- or below is allowed to satisfy the equivalency). Thus, pre-credential candidates may complete a total of two courses in the major and two courses in the additional subject matter requirements for a CR grade (for a maximum of four courses) and may receive no letter grades less than C.

Field Experience

EED 645	Directed Experiences with Children
EED 646	Seminar in Classroom Observation (1)
ENG 696	Student Experience in Schools
HIST/SS 681	Community Service Learning in the 
Schools
SS 680	Education Field Experience

Composition

ENG 416	Junior Composition

First or Second Language Acquisition--Select one:

CD 655	Dynamics of Communication Development
ENG 426	Second Language Acquisition
PSY 531	Psycholinguistics
SPCH 508	Children's Communication (4)

Mathematics

MATH 165	Concepts of the Number System for the 
Elementary Grades [CAN MATH 4] and
MATH 565	Concepts of Geometry, Measurement, 
and Probability

World History and Culture--Select one:

AAS 200	History of Asian Americans
AAS 310	Chinese in America: Beginning to Exclusion
AAS 331	Japanese Americans in the United States
AAS 370	Southeast Asians in America
AAS 456	Filipinos in America: Problems of Transition
BLS 301	Africa in Global Perspective
ETHS 470	Raza Immigration to the United States
HIST 109	Ancient African Civilizations
HIST 112	Latin American Civilizations
HIST 113	Asian Civilizations
HIST 115	World History Since 1500
HIST 317	Holocaust and Genocide
HIST/IR 571/GEOG 573 Modern China
HIST 578	History of Japan
HIST/ANTH/LARA/SS 501 Latin America: The National 
Period
HIST 611	Modern Africa
HUM/CHS 220	Values and Culture
HUM 301	Styles and Expressive Forms
HUM 360	Styles of African Cultural Expression
HUM 455	Humanities: The Americas
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
WOMS150	Women in American History and Society

Human Development--Select one:

BLS 206	Black Child Development
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

Multicultural Perspectives

Select one course from the list of approved General Education Segment II courses designated as meeting the American Ethnic and Racial Minorities (AERM) requirement OR select one of the following:

AMST/ANTH 352 Peoples and Cultures of California
AMST 400/GEOG 551 American Regional Cultures
AMST 410/HIST/HUM 450 California Culture
ART 303	The Artist in the Twentieth Century
ETHS 571	Women, Class, and Race
HIST 450	History of California
IS 300	Intercultural Skills
SPCH 541	Intercultural Communication

Kinesiology

KIN 401	Elementary School Physical Education, K-5

Visual and Performing Arts--Select two courses, one each from any two of the following disciplines:

Art

ART 450	Art for Children

Dance

BLS/DANC 617	Black Dance Experience
DANC 207	Dance in Cultural Context (2)
DANC 231	Fundamentals of Dance Movement 
Theories (2)
DANC 236	Folklore of Dance--African-Haitian (2)
DANC 340	Creative Dance in Basic Subject Development
DANC 560	Theory and Practice of Contemporary Dance

Music

MUS 601	Music for Children

Theatre Arts

THA 450	Children's Literature and Oral Experiences
THA 451	Storytelling and Folk Literature

Electives--Upper or lower division courses selected in consultation with an Area of Emphasis adviser.

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN LIBERAL STUDIES: CONCENTRATION IN NEXA

This concentration requires 46 units of course work, culminating in a senior project. NEXA courses in the student's program must include one Concepts course, two Sequences courses, and one Issues course.

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.

Units

Program Requirements

Three units from NEXA courses and four units 
from Speech courses in Liberal Studies
Area I required core 7
Six units from 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 according to
student's focus and theme and with con-
sent of NEXA adviser 12

NEXA 698	Senior Project		3
Total for major		46


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