UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2017-2018

Central American Studies, B.A. Standard Major Option

The Transfer Degree Road Map on this page presumes the completion of lower division General Education, Title 5 (United States History and Government), and lower division core requirements for this major. See General Education Rules for more information. Lower division major requirements can be found by looking at the four-year Degree Road Map for this major. Refer to Assist for transfer information and articulation of courses taken at California Community Colleges. Verified STAR Act students should use the STAR Act Degree Road Map for their major.

Once transfer coursework is evaluated, applicants and admitted students can use the Degree Progress Report and Planner to learn which requirements need to be completed.

To meet residency requirements, students must complete a minimum of 30 units at CSUN: 24 units must be upper division, 12 units in the major and 9 units in General Education.

Transfer Year 1: 1st Semester

Course Units
CAS 100** 3
CAS 201** 3
Central American Studies Upper Division Core 3
GE Upper Division* 3
Elective*** 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 1: 2nd Semester

Course Units
CAS 202** 3
CAS 270/F** 3
Central American Studies Upper Division Core 6
Central American Studies Upper Division Elective 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: 1st Semester

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

Transfer Year 2: 2nd Semester

Course Units
Central American Studies Upper Division Core 6
Central American Studies Seminar Requirement 3
GE Upper Division* 3
Elective*** 3
Total 15
OVERALL TOTAL UNITS 120

*If needed, select UDGE courses that also satisfy: (1) IC: Information Competence, (2) GE Comparative Cultural Studies, and/or (3) Title 5 requirements in American History and/or US/State/Local Government.

**Take these lower division core major courses only if the courses (or equivalent) were not taken prior to transfer.

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