Interdisciplinary Studies is a kaleidoscope of perspectives that overlap and intertwine to create a deeper understanding of the societies that create the world we live in.
Our foundational principles are diversity, innovation, and collaboration.
This website helps us feature our classes and events. For more information, refer to the City College of San Francisco (CCSF) Interdisciplinary Studies website. You can also view our course catalog, and information about registering and attending.
To register, start at the Future Students page and select the option that best describes the type of student you are! You’ll be walked through the steps to get you ready to join a class.
Our classes are ideal for degree seekers, people wanting to learn skills to help them in life and work, and lifelong learners who are looking for a community. Registration at CCSF is easy and classes for non-San Francisco residents cost about $50 a unit. If you’re a resident of San Francisco, classes are free!
Social Justice Studies: Ethnic Studies AA-T (PDF details)
- The Associate of Arts in Social Justice Studies: Ethnic Studies for Transfer is designed to prepare students who wish to transfer to pursue studies in social justice with an emphasis in ethnicity and race.
Critical Pacific Islands & Oceania Studies (AA) (PDF details)
The Critical Pacific Islands & Oceania Studies Associate of Arts degree introduces students to a substantive and critical analysis of Pacific peoples and cultures in the U.S. diaspora and beyond. Centering on the voices of native Pacific Islanders, this interdisciplinary curriculum examines historical and contemporary topics, including colonization, militarization, social movements, diversity, social justice, and immigration.
Critical Middle East/South West Asia and North Africa Studies (PDF details)
The Critical Middle East Studies Certificate of Accomplishment introduces students to an analysis of the history, politics, society, culture and religions of the Middle East I South West Asia and North Africa (SWANA) with attention to major events in the region and their representations and impacts across the Diaspora, especially in the United States.
Critical Pacific Islands Studies (PDF details)
The Critical Pacific Islands Studies Certificate of Accomplishment introduces students to a critical analysis of Pacific peoples and cultures in the U.S. diaspora and beyond.
Diversity and Social Justice (PDF details)
The Diversity and Social Justice Certificate of Accomplishment is a series of short courses that provide a consciousnessraising analysis and evaluation of specific forms of social oppression and social justice interventions in the United States.
Trauma Prevention and Recovery (PDF details)
The Trauma Prevention and Recovery Certificate of Achievement trains students as paraprofessionals to work in the field of violence prevention and trauma response, including service provision to victims and survivors of violence. It also trains service providers such as probation officers or nurses who routinely work with survivors of traumatic events to understand and respond to concerns unique to survivors.