The Minor in California Studies

Course Requirements for the Minor: 18 units

The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required of all candidates for this minor.

2 courses required:

GEOG 105 California Cultural Landscapes 3.0 FS * USD
GEOG 351 California 3.0 Inq

California Culture

1 course selected from:

AMST 335 American Popular Culture 3.0 FS *
AMST 264 American Ethnic and Regional Writers 3.0 FA * USD

This course is also offered as ENGL 264.

ARTH 452 California Art 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ARTH 101 and ARTH 102 for art majors.

California Electives

1 course selected from:

GEOS 325 Geology of California 3.0 F2
Prerequisites: GEOS 101 or GEOS 102 or consent of instructor.
POLS 403 Local Government 3.0 FS
SOSC 489 Social Science Internship 1.0 -15.0 FS
Prerequisites: Junior standing, the approval of the Social Science Program Coordinator, faculty permission.

See Internship Policy under BA Program.

California History and Politics

1 course selected from:

HIST 445 History of California 3.0 FS
POLS 402 State Government 3.0 FS

California Populations

1 course selected from:

ANTH 362 California Indians 3.0 FA USD

This course is also offered as AIST 362.

CHST 358 Chicanos in Contemporary Society 3.0 FA USD

This course is also offered as SOCI 358.

SOSC 302 Temporal Concepts: California Ethnic History 3.0 FS * USD

Note: Advising is mandatory for all California Studies minors.