Metro themes provide exposure to a variety of majors

 

Metro students are grouped in communities to prepare for a variety of majors and fields of interest. Metro has academies with the following fields of interest, with an academy in each of the ten college at SFSU.  Metro also welcomes students who have not yet declared a major or with any field of interest outside of those listed below.

The Metro Academy of Business supports its students in achieving academic excellence while preparing them to become visionary business leaders who are passionate about using enterprise as a tool for advancing social justice and environmental sustainability.

The Metro Academy of CAD supports the next generation of leaders for early care and education in urban communities. Students will become strong advocates for early childhood education and social justice through learning to write effectively, speak powerfully, and think critically about early childhood education concerns.

The Metro Academy of Teacher Education will support its students in achieving academic excellence while preparing them to become the next generation of urban educators committed to promoting social justice in their teaching with critical and culturally relevant pedagogy.

The Metro Academy of Engineering supports students in achieving academic excellence and long-term leadership skills while preparing them to become productive members of the engineering profession capable of critically understanding the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.

The Metro Academy of Ethnic Studies supports students in achieving academic excellence and long-term leadership skills, knowledge of self, and collaborative activist abilities in order to eliminate racism and other forms of oppression.

The Metro Academies of Health support students in achieving academic excellence while preparing them to critically analyze and confront social factors that lead to health disparities impacting historically marginalized populations.

The Metro Academies of Liberal & Creative Arts support students in achieving academic excellence and long-term leadership skills while pursuing interdisciplinary studies undergirded by a social justice framework.

The Metro Academy of Science supports students in achieving academic excellence and long-term leadership skills while preparing them to become productive members of science professions capable of critically understanding the impacts of science in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.