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 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.

Business Academy

The Metro Academies of Business support 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.

Education Academy

The Metro Academy of 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.

Ethnic Studies Academy

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.

Liberal & Creative Arts Academy

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.

Health Academy

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.

STEM – Biology Academy

The Metro Academy of STEM - Biology 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.

STEM – Engineering & CS Academy

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