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    Jun 24, 2024  
2015 - 2016 Catalog of Courses 
    
2015 - 2016 Catalog of Courses [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Gender and Women’s Studies Major


REQUIREMENTS FOR A BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE WITH A MAJOR IN GENDER AND WOMEN’S STUDIES:


Liberal Arts Core - Credits: 39


See Liberal Arts Core  for course choices

Communication CO1/CO2 Any one approved CO1a course and any one approved 
        or CO2a course  (Credits: 7 - 10)
  CO2/CO3 Any one approved CO2a course and any one approved 
    CO3a course  (Credits: 7 - 8)
     
Mathematics MA1 Any one approved MA1 course  (Credits: 3 - 4)
     
Arts & Humanities AHb Any two approved AH courses  (Credits: 8)
     
History HIb Any one approved HI course  (Credits: 4)
     
Social & Behavioral Sciences SSb Any one approved SS course  (Credits: 4)
     
Natural & Physical Sciences SC1 Any one approved SC1 course  (Credits: 4)
  SC1 or SC2 Any one approved SC1 or SC2 course  (Credits: 3 - 4)
     
Physical Well-Being PE/ES Any one PE course or ES 100   (Credits: 1)

 

Major Requirements: Credits: 44


Specific Departmental Requirements:


Complete two of the following historical perspective courses:


Complete one of the following:


Complete one of the following:


DISCIPLINARY EXPLORATIONS:


Students must take five additional courses for a minimum of 20 credits. Two of these courses must be from outside the GWS prefix. A minimum of 12 credits must be upper division. Students may apply two approved internship and/or practicum courses for no more than 8 credits total.

Please note that some anthropology, art, and history courses are cross-listed with an identical GWS course. Students must not repeat the same course under different subject prefixes (i.e., ANTH 355  & GWS 355  are the same course).

Biology:

Modern Languages:

Philosophy:

Psychology:

Practicum or Internship Opportunities:

Students may sign up for an internship or practicum experiences in any field, as long as the project undertaken is related to gender, sexuality, and/or women’s studies. Example courses are shown below. A maximum of 8 credits of practicum/internship may count in the Disciplinary Explorations section of the major. Students MUST receive approval from the Gender and Women’s Studies Coordinator before signing up for internship or practicum credit.

Free Electives - Credits: Variable


TOTAL REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION - CREDITS: 120


a Check course description for minimum grade in prerequisite course(s) required to enroll in this course.

b A minimum of 15 credits of coursework must be completed in the combined areas of AH/HI/SS.

e If a course is used to fulfill the Core requirements it may not be taken to fulfill Disciplinary Explorations.

f Check course description for prerequisite course requirements.

g Topics courses may count when the specific topic offered in a particular term is approved by the GWS Coordinator. The topic must be centrally related to gender, sexuality, feminist analysis, and/or women’s studies, e.g., ENGL 380  or ENGL 425  .

h Some anthropology, art, and history courses are cross-listed with an identical GWS course. Students must not repeat the same course under different subject prefixes (i.e., ANTH 355 & GWS 355 are the same course).

i SOC 320  may be taken for 4 credits to fulfill a GWS major requirement when the project is approved in advance by the GWS Coordinator.

Note: Among the total credits required for graduation, at least 36 credits must be upper division (300- and 400-level) courses.

Note: Students completing the Liberal Arts Core in fewer than 39 credits will have additional free electives.

Note: Students who have met a prerequisite or required course through transfer, examinations, or assessment of prior learning will have additional free electives.

Note: Any gender related 190/390 course may be applied to the Disciplinary Explorations requirements if approved by the Coordinator of the Gender and Women’s Studies Program.

Freshman Map to Graduation: