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  Oct 24, 2017
 
2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Humanities Program, Women's and Gender Studies Option, A.A.


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This option is designed for students interested in civic engagement, social justice and advocacy scholarship that centers gender and women’s issues, concerns and experiences across disciplines and in a global context.  Women’s and Gender Studies courses consider how ideas and practices about gender and sexuality shape identities, institutions, nations, and global exchanges.  Women’s roles in – and contributions to – history, literature, culture, and the social sciences will also be examined  Students choosing this Option may transfer to a four-year college where Women’s and/or Gender Studies is offered as a major or minor or paired with another discipline such as Political Science, Education, Literature, History, Psychology or Sociology.  Knowledge of Women’s and Gender Studies is an asset for students choosing careers in the non-profit sector, teaching, researching, counseling, social work, human services and other areas.

Graduates of this program will be able to:


  • Discuss and appreciate diverse historical, scientific, economic, literary, artistic, cultural, and social perspectives of women
  • Explain and analyze the conditions of women and girls across cultures through written and verbal communication in classroom and community settings
  • Examine issues, perspectives, methodologies and research in the interdisciplinary, multicultural, academic field of Women’s and Gender Studies
  • Explicate the concept of intersectionality by considering the ways in which gender intersects with other social categories of difference such as race, ethnicity, class, sexuality, ability and age
  • Synthesize and evaluate course and experiential learning through written and verbal communication
  • Describe the relationship of feminism to the central questions, arguments and movements in the history of Women’s and Gender Studies

Requirements


General Education - 45-48 credits


As described in General Education .

Career Studies - 3 credits


Elective - 0-3 credits


Total credits required for degree: 60


Notes:


**Offered Spring term only
*** Offered Summer term only

Program Code for registration: HUWGS


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Suggested Sequence - Humanities Program A.A. Degree Women's Studies Option


The following sequence is an example of how this degree can be completed in two years. This sequence is based on satisfaction of all Foundational Studies requirements and prerequisites and presumes a Fall Term start date. An individual’s program may vary depending on transfer institution, career objectives, or individual needs. See a counselor for other options and to monitor your progress.

Semester 1 - Fall Term


Total Credits: 15-17


Semester 2 - Spring Term


Total Credits: 15-16


Semester 3 - Fall Term


Total Credits: 16


Semester 4 - Spring Term


Total Credits: 12-15


Sequence Notes:


(1) A minimum of 12 credits are required from the Mathematics , Sciences  or Technological Competency  knowledge areas.

(2) One course is required from the Cultural & Global Awareness  knowledge area. Students may meet the requirement while simultaneously fulfilling the General Education  requirement for another knowledge area.

Transfer Information


For-additional information on transfer visit the Transfer Resources website at https://www.brookdalecc.edu/transfer-resources/ and University Partnerships.

Degree Audit Information


Access your Degree Audit Academic Evaluation through WebAdvisor.  Once you log into WebAdvisor, click on the Students menu, then click Degree Audit - Progress Toward My Degree under Academic Profile.

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