UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2020-2021

Central American Studies, B.A. Standard Major Option

All lower division GE completed. Requirements with completion of an AA-T in Global Studies as follows:

Transfer Year 1: First Semester

Course Units
Lower division major requirements (if not completed prior to transfer): CAS 100 or CAS 102 3
CAS 201 3
CAS 202 3
CAS 270/F 1/2
One of the following courses: AAS 201, AFRS 204, AFRS 252, ART 112, CHS 202, URBS 250 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 1: Second Semester

Course Units
Upper division CAS requirements**: CAS 303, CAS 309, CAS 310, CAS 311, CAS 350, CAS 355, CAS 356, CAS 364, CAS 365, CAS 366, CAS 367, CAS 368, CAS 369, CAS 410 3/3/3
GE Upper Division* 3
Electives*** 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: First Semester

Course Units
Upper division CAS requirements**: CAS 303, CAS 309, CAS 310, CAS 311, CAS 350, CAS 355, CAS 356, CAS 364, CAS 365, CAS 366, CAS 367, CAS 368, CAS 369, CAS 410 3/3
Upper division electives in major. Two courses from: ANTH 351, COMS 356, ENGL 487, GEOG 322, GEOG 350, GWS 351, HIST 463, JOUR 372, POLS 332, QS 302, SPAN 380 3/3
GE Upper Division* 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: Second Semester

Course Units
Upper division CAS requirements**: CAS 303, CAS 309, CAS 310, CAS 311, CAS 350, CAS 355, CAS 356, CAS 364, CAS 365, CAS 366, CAS 367, CAS 368, CAS 369, CAS 410 3/3
CAS Seminar: CAS 421 or CAS 440 or CAS 460 3
GE Upper Division* 3
Electives*** 3
Total 15
Total units after transfer 60

* Total of 9 units Upper Division General Education must include 3 units from GE B5 Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning, and 6 units from GE Upper Division Section C1 Arts, or GE Upper Division Section C2 Humanities, or GE Upper Division Section D Social Sciences, or GE Upper Division Section F Comparative Cultural Studies. (No more than 3 units from GE Upper Division C and no more than 3 units from GE Upper Division D.) If needed, select UDGE courses that also satisfy: IC: Information Competence, and/or: GE Upper Division Section D2 American History Institutions and Ideals, OR GE Upper Division Section D3 and D4 Constitution of the United States and State and Local Government.

If taken CAS 309, CAS 310, CAS 368, CAS 369 or GEOG 350 satisfy 3 units of upper division D1 Social Sciences; CAS 311, CAS 365, COMS 356, GEOG 322, GWS 351, JOUR 372 or POLS 332 satisfy 3-6 units of upper division F Comparative Cultural Studies. (COMS 356 or JOUR 372 also fulfill the Information Competence requirement.)

**Total of 21 units upper division CAS required from the listed courses.

***If needed, select upper division electives to total a minimum of 40 units upper division overall required for the bachelor’s degree.