Spring 2023 Subject Notes
Spring 2023 Subject notes are notes for specific course subject codes or global notes. These notes identify general reminders for courses.
- CCS Chicana and Chicano Studies
CCS 125 sec 01 serves as the capstone course for the CCS major. This course is best suited to graduating CCS Majors and/or students who are within their final two semesters of undergraduate coursework and have completed or are currently enrolled in the other required core courses for the CCS major (CCS 01, 02, 135, 150, 151, 152. CCS 180 sec 03, is an independent studies class that offers advanced tecnica & repertoire in Mexican Folklorico Dance with an emphasis on the pedagogy of folklorico.
Students enrolling in CCS/KIN 7 sec 01 and 80, and/or CCS 180 sec 03 will be expected to purchase dance shoes and a practice skirt for faldeo (skirt work); both will be needed by the third week of instruction.
- CHAD Child and Adolescent Development
Please note that the following CHAD courses require fieldwork that takes place outside of the scheduled meeting times: CHAD 60; CHAD 151; CHAD 152; CHAD 157; CHAD 158; CHAD 159; CHAD 160. Due to the COVID pandemic, some fieldwork may take place virtually/online. Note that some partner organizations require students to complete a background check and provide verification of negative TB test (specific requirements vary by course and location). Please visit sjsu.edu/chad for more information and check with your academic advisor if you have any concerns. CHAD practica (CHAD 158; CHAD 159; CHAD 160) and the Senior Seminar (CHAD 195) are open to graduating seniors only.
- CHIN Chinese
CHIN 1A, CHIN 1B, CHIN 25A & 25B (up to two courses) may be used for GE credit (Area C2). According to the department policy, native speakers are not allowed to take CHIN 1A and CHIN 1B. For more information, email@example.com.
- CMPE Computer Engineering
For both CMPE 195A section 1 and CMPE 195B section 1- Students should register for this section if they meet one of the following conditions: Following the catalog prior to Fall 2014 or following a more recent catalog that is Fall 2014 or later, but would like to make a 3 unit area S and a 3 unit area V course to fulfill your GE area S and V requirements. For Both CMPE 195A sec 2 and CMPE 195B sec 2 - You should register for this section, if you are following a recent catalog that is Fall 2014 or later and you will take the following course combination. CMPE 195A/CMPE195B, ENGR 195A/ENGR 195B, to fulfill your GE area S and V requirements.
With the exception of CMPE 295A and CMPE 294, class sections that are listed as Department Consent are due to one of the two reasons: (1) the Department Consent is finalizing instructor assignment for the classes; (2) the class (or the lab) section may be offered, pending on demand. Please register on the lab sections that are not on department consent.
- EDSE Special Education
Meeting patterns (days/dates/times) for non-online or hybrid courses that are listed as "TBA" can be found on the department webpage.
- ENVS Environmental Studies
Online courses: ENVS 152 is offered online with no designated day/time meeting pattern. It has one optional on-campus meeting towards the end of the semester to discuss the final exam.
Supervision courses: For ENVS 181,193,194, and 210: multiple sections meet at the same class time. Section numbers reflect differing number of units. Check the unit value carefully of the section for which you are registering. To earn credit for the Center for the Development of Recycling, please enroll in 1- 6 units of ENVS 193. Students create individual service-learning (work) schedules with the approval of the CDR Director, in additional to four class meeting during the semester. Depending on the project, students enrolled in ENVS 193 may not meet every week. Students in ENVS 194 have several Synchronous meetings with the course instructor.
ENVS 144 requires some travel to wetlands around the state. ENVS 166 requires six Sunday field trips. ENVS 185 requires two additional hours per week outside of class time for students to attend government meetings and satisfy service learning requirement.
FLED Foreign Language Education
Must provide eligibility for FLED 285 and FLED 184Y/A through Teacher Education Office (SH 305) and meet all prerequisites. For more information, Anne Jensen (408) 924-4628, firstname.lastname@example.org. FLED 285 is the seminar to support teacher candidates preparing for the CalTPA Cycle 2. FLED 184Y/Z is Phase 2 student teaching or internship and supervision.
FORL Foreign Language
FORL100W satisfies SJSU Studies Area Z written communication requirement. Prerequisites: Grade of C- or better in ENGL 001B or equivalent, passing score on the Writing Skills Test (WST) or successful completion of LLD/ENGL 100A, completion of Core GE requirements, upper division standing (at least 60 units).
- FREN French
FREN 1A and FREN 1B may be used for Core GE (C2) credit. FREN 1A, Section 01 is a first-year, first semester elementary French course taught in the classroom. FREN 1A, Sections 80 and 99 are a first-year, first semester elementary French course offered fully online. For more information, Jean-Luc.Desalvo@sjsu.edu.
FREN 1B, Section 01 is a first-year, second-semester elementary French course taught in the classroom. FREN 1B, Sections 02 and 99 are a first-year, second-semester elementary French course offered online. Assignments and tests are completed online with weekly one-hour online class. FREN 1B may also be taken fully online without scheduled online class meetings. For more information, Jean-Luc.Desalvo@sjsu.edu. A time conflict memo can be issued to students desiring to take any French online course but who have a time conflict with another class.
FREN 25B grammar review and writing is offered fully online and may be used for Core GE (C2) credit. Students needing to take FREN 25C should contact Jean-Luc.Desalvo@sjsu.edu.
FREN 101A & FREN 101C students needing either one of these courses should contact Jean-Luc.Desalvo@sjsu.edu.
FREN 101B advanced grammar and composition is offered fully online. For more information, Jean-Luc.Desalvo@sjsu.edu. FREN 102B is a fully online SJSU Studies, Area V class in English with an online orientation meeting: For more information contact Jean-Luc.Desalvo@sjsu.edu
FREN 102C Cultural comprehension through literature and film is a fully online course. For more info, Jean-Luc.Desalvo@sjsu.edu.
FREN 132 Business and Professional Communication: develop intercultural competence and aural/oral and written communication in the workplace is a fully online course. For more information, contact Jean-Luc.email@example.com.
GERM 1A & 1B and GERM 25A & 25B may be used for GE credit (Area C2). Please note that GERM 1B is the second semester of elementary German. For more information, firstname.lastname@example.org.
For advising, email@example.com.
- INFO School of Information
For specific details on classes including mandatory Zoom sessions (if any) and one or two unit class dates. Select the semester and regular session.
- ITAL Italian
ITAL 1A and ITAL 1B are the beginning level courses for students who wish to learn Italian. Course objectives are to introduce the students to the fundamentals of Italian grammar so that after one year of study the student will be able to translate and engage in texts excerpted from Italian songs or opera, rather than literature or newspaper, with only a grammar and dictionary as aids. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
- JPN Japanese
JPN 1A, JPN 1B, JPN 25A, and JPN 25B (two courses only) may be used for GE credit (Area C2) and JPN102B for SJSU studies (Area V). For details call Dr. Kodama (Yanai) at 408-924-4063, email@example.com or Dr. Michiko Uryu at 408-924-4613 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- LATN Latin
For advising, email@example.com.
- PORT Portuguese
PORT 1A and PORT 1B can be used to satisfy Area C2 lower division GE requirements. Students interested in the individualized program of study for PORT 1X/Y and PORT 20X/Y must contact the instructor on the first week of classes, firstname.lastname@example.org. Entry into intermediate studies 020A/X requires the equivalent of 001B/Y or permission of the instructor. PORT 102B and PORT102A are online courses taught in English. No pre-requirements to enroll in PORT102A and PORT102B.
- RTVF Radio -Television-Film
RTVF 21 is on-air training to be DJ on radio station KSJS (email email@example.com for permission to enroll). To be on air and enrolled in RTVF 21, you must simultaneously enroll in RTVF 121.
RTVF 122 is for KSJS managers only and Department Consent is required; to enroll in RTVF 122, please email Dr. Kimb Massey at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on RTVF 121 or 122.
For inquiries about RTVF 198 (Internships), contact Kim.Clark@sjsu.edu. Permission codes for ALL courses are issued by the F&T Department Office. Please contact Nikole Abrego at email@example.com to inquire about receiving a permission code, and please make sure to provide your student ID in your email.
- RUSS Russian
RUSS 1A and RUSS 1B are Elementary Level courses for students who want to learn Russian and to fulfill GE requirements in Area C2. The classes offer the basics of the Russian pronunciation patterns, grammar and sentence structure. Students will be able to conduct daily conversations, read simple texts and write short paragraphs on topics studied. For advising, firstname.lastname@example.org.
- SOCI Sociology
SOCI 15 (or SOCI 102) is required for Sociology majors.
SOCI 100W is required for Sociology majors and is a pre- or Co-requisite for SOCI 101. SOCI 104 has prerequisites of SOCI 001, SOCI 015, (or SOCI 102), and SOCI 100W.
SOCI 104B has prerequisites of SOCI 001, SOCI 100W, SOCI 101 and SOCI 15(or SOCI 102), and SOCI 104.
SOCI 105 has prerequisites of SOCI 001 and SOCI 100W.
SOCI 105B has prerequisites of SOCI 001, SOCI 100W, SOCI 101, and SOCI 05.
SOCI 181B has prerequisites of SOCI 001, SOCI 100W, SOCI 101, and SOCI 104 or SOCI 105.
- SPAN Spanish
SPAN 160B/SPAN 260B Hispanic Linguistics is a variable-topic, paired undergraduate/graduate course. The topic for Spring 2023 is Spanish for Electronic Written Communication. For more information about this paired course, email email@example.com. Span 270, Contemporary Mexican Literature. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org. SPAN 298: Individualized study with prior instructor agreement, for more information contact email@example.com.
SPAN 1A and SPAN 1B are not open to native speakers. SPAN 1A, SPAN 1B, SPAN 20A, SPAN 20B, SPAN 25A, and SPAN 25B (up to two of these courses) can be used to satisfy Area C2 lower division GE requirements (Students should take a self-placement quiz to determine proper placement in 1st and 2nd year Spanish classes. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for a test link). SPAN 4 and SPAN 4B are fully online Basic Spanish language courses. For information, email email@example.com. SPAN 102B sections 01 & 02 are taught in Spanish; Section 03 is in English. All sections of SPAN 102B can be used for SJSU Studies Area V GE credit. Students may also take FREN 102B (which also counts for a Latin American Studies minor) or CHIN 140 to receive SJSU Studies Area V GE credit. Registration for FORL 100W, SPAN 102B, FREN 102B, and CHIN 140 requires a passing score on the WST or successful completion of ENGL 100A or LLD 100A. SPAN 160B/SPAN 260B Hispanic Linguistics is a variable-topic, paired undergraduate/graduate course. For more information about this paired course, email firstname.lastname@example.org. SPAN 132 section 10 taught online is open only to students in the Graduate Program in Library Science. They require consent from the School of Information (formerly SLIS) for registration and are not open to WLL students.
- TA Theatre Arts
Enrollment in TA 117 Sec 01 is for THE HUNCHBACK OF SEVILLE by Charise Castro Smith directed by Kinan Valdez and performed in the Hammer Theatre. Enrollment in TA 117 Sec 02 is for the production of STUPID F*ING BIRD by Aaron Posner directed by Kathleen Normington and performed in the Hal Todd Studio Theatre. Students can enroll in TA 117 by AUDITION ONLY (Feb 6 and 7) and both sections will have fully on-campus classes and rehearsals with performances in front of live audiences. All majors are welcome and encouraged to audition. The topic for TA 121 (Topics in Performance History) is "THE AMERICAN MUSICAL" and the topic for TA 112 (Rehearsal and Performance) is "CHICANO THEATRE IN PERFORMANCE" taught by Kinan Valdez. All TA 191 sections are 3-unit courses for F&T production crew members, are repeatable for credit as core requirements and electives, offer flexible hours and work areas, require approximately 80 hours of production work, and welcome enrollment from all majors. NOTE: For TA Majors taking TA 191, they must take TA 51A, TA 51B, and TA 51C as prerequisites or concurrent courses. Permission codes for ALL courses are issued by the F&T Department Office. Please contact Nikole Abrego at email@example.com to inquire about receiving a permission code, and please make sure to provide your student ID in your email.
TAG 1A and TAG 1B may be used for GE credit (Area C2). For advising, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
VIET 1A and VIET 1B may be used for GE credit (Area C2). VIET 1A to be offered in the Fall and VIET 1B to be offered in the Spring respectively. VIET 1B requires the equivalence of VIET 1A or instructor's consent. For advising contact email@example.com.