Asian American Studies
Major Requirements (SF State Bulletin: Degree Requirements)
Roadmap (SF State Bulletin: Roadmap)
GE Requirements (SF State Bulletin: General Education)
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 many general education requirements. A double major is a possibility. Those who are pre-nursing should consider us as a double, as 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. We also offer community internships with stipends for those who qualify.
|Does your department have a major planning sheet for me as a guide?||Yes: Advising Worksheet (pdf)|
|When should I first meet with my major department?||
Upon applying for the major or transferring.
|How will I be assigned to a major advisor and how do I contact them?||
You will be assigned your advisor upon applying to the department.
For questions also Contact the Chair Russell Jeung 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?||None at this time.|
|What should I do if my major core and/or prerequisite courses are full?||Typically not an issue; if so, please contact the department chair for potential alternatives.|
|Is there anything else I need to know about starting in this major?||
We encourage ALL students to enroll in our AA S 101 First Year Experience in Asian American Studies and to also consider any of the following:
|What upper division courses should I take in my first semester as a transfer student for this major?||
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?||
Consider taking some of the following your first year; all can meet general education requirements.
|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.|
College of Ethnic Studies Advising Center (ESAC)
Services provided for: undergraduate students in the College of Ethnic Studies majors, minors and courses.
Services include: Advising for general education, non-major graduation requirements, major requirements, graduation check (GE and major/minor), academic probation, study abroad, academic scholarship and honors.