Asian American Studies
Major Requirements (SF State Bulletin: Degree Requirements)
Roadmap (SF State Bulletin: Roadmap)
Your major advisor answered a few questions to assist you with your first semester courses — see below.
- General Information
- Transfer Student Information
- Freshman Student Information
- College Resource Center (Advising)
|What are some of the highlights and features to know about this major?||Our major courses meet general education. A double major is a possibility. Those who are pre-nursing should consider us as a double. We have graduates that are in array of fields such as Nursing, social work, law and education/teaching. Our courses focus on the Asian American experience with a social justice lens. It can prepare students for work with individuals and communities from diverse backgrounds.|
|When should I first meet with my major department?||Anytime. They can meet with the Chair who has office hours on most Wednesdays or Thursdays between 1p.m. – 3p.m.|
|How will I be assigned to a major advisor and how do I contact them?||Contact the Chair Grace Yoo at firstname.lastname@example.org or 415-338-3891|
|Where can I find information about major advising?||
|Does this major require any pre-work from me before I attend orientation or register for classes?||Not applicable.|
|What should I do if my major core and/or prequisite courses are full?||[Typically not an issue.]|
|Is there anything else I need to know about starting in this major?||Please encourage ALL students to enroll in our [AA S 101] First Year Experience in Asian American Studies and to concurrently enroll in [one] AA S 110, AA S 210, AA S 216, RRS 103 [or] RRS 303.|
|What upper division courses should I take in my first semester as a transfer student for this major?||
AA S 214 2nd Year Compostion [If equivalent ENG 214 was not taken in transfer]
Any of our AA S 300 or 500 courses
|Are there any prerequisites to these upper division courses for the major?||None.|
|Are there any registration blocks or holds in the system for this major, and if so, what do I do/who do I contact to clear them?||None.|
|Does this major have an approved Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) roadmap?||
Yes, in Social Justice Studies.
|Are there any courses I should take first as a Freshman to get started in this major and/or are there any lower division GE course requirements that I can take that will also count toward this major?||
AA S 101 First Year Experience in Asian American Studies
AA S 110 Critical Thinking in Asian American Studies
AA S 210 History of Asian Americans
AA S 212 Asian Americans and Mass Media
AA S 213 Asian American Ideals and Institutions
AA S 216 Introduction to Asian American Literature
|Are there entry or prerequisite requirements for these Freshmen courses?||
|Can any of my AP or IB tests count toward requirements in this major?||Not applicable.|
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