(Major Code: 22997) (SIMS Code: 117002)
All candidates for a degree in liberal arts and sciences must complete the graduation requirements listed in the section of this catalog on “Graduation Requirements .”
A minor in a language other than English is required with this major. See list of minors in language(s) other than English in the General Catalog. Students are encouraged to contact their minor adviser to discuss the benefits of taking an oral proficiency test in a language other than English administered by the American Council on Teaching Foreign Languages (ACTFL). The program also requires at least one preapproved study abroad experience.
Courses in the major cannot be double-counted.
The comparative international studies major is an impacted program. To be admitted to the comparative international studies major, students must meet the following criteria:
- Complete preparation for the major;
- Complete a minimum of 60 transferable semester units;
- Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0.
To complete the major, students must fulfill the degree requirements for the major described in the catalog in effect at the time they are accepted into the premajor at SDSU (assuming continuous enrollment).
Major Academic Plans (MAPs)
Visit http://www.sdsu.edu/mymap for the recommended courses needed to fulfill your major requirements. The MAPs website was created to help students navigate the course requirements for their majors and to identify which General Education course will also fulfill a major preparation course requirement.