UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2020-2021

Central American Studies, B.A. Standard Major Option

YEAR 1: 1st Semester

Course Units
CAS 100 or CAS 102 (meets GE F Comparative Cultural Studies) 3
GE Basic Skills: A2 Written Communication 3
GE Basic Skills: B4 Mathematics and Quantitative Reasoning 3
GE D2 American History Institutions and Ideals 3
Elective 3
Total 15

YEAR 1: 2nd Semester

Course Units
CAS 201 (meets GE C2 Humanities) 3
GE Basic Skills: A1 Oral Communication 3
GE Basic Skills: A3 Critical Thinking 3
Electives 6
Total 15

YEAR 2: 1st Semester

Course Units
CAS 202 3
GE B1 Physical Science orĀ GE B2 Life Science 2
GE B3 Science Laboratory Activity 1
GE D3 and D4 Constitution of the United States and State and Local Government 3
Electives 6
Total 15

YEAR 2: 2nd Semester

Course Units
CAS 270/F (meets GE E Lifelong Learning) 3
Central American Studies Lower Division Elective 3
GE B1 Physical Science or GE B2 Life Science (select from GE subarea not previously completed) 3
Electives 6
Take the Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam (UDWPE)
Total 15

YEAR 3: 1st Semester

Course Units
Central American Studies Upper Division Core (select from CAS 309, CAS 310, CAS 368, CAS 369 to meet GE D1 Social Sciences) 3
Central American Studies Upper Division Core (select from CAS 311 or CAS 365 to meet GE Upper Division Section F Comparative Cultural Studies) 3
GE B5 Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning 3
GE C1 Arts 3
Elective 3
Total 15

YEAR 3: 2nd Semester

Course Units
Central American Studies Upper Division Core (select from CAS 309, CAS 310, CAS 368, CAS 369 to meet GE D1 Social Sciences) 3
Central American Studies Upper Division Core 3
Central American Studies Upper Division Elective 3
Electives 6
Total 15

YEAR 4: 1st Semester

Course Units
Central American Studies Upper Division Core 6
Central American Studies Upper Division Elective 3
Electives 6
Total 15

YEAR 4: 2nd Semester

Course Units
Central American Studies Upper Division Core 3
Central American Studies Seminar Requirement (CAS 421 or CAS 440 or CAS 460) 3
Electives 9
Total 15
OVERALL TOTAL UNITS 120