2013-2014 catalog 
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2013-2014 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 women’s issues, concerns and experiences across disciplines and in a global context. Women’s roles in – and contributions to – history, literature, culture, and science will also be examined. Students choosing this option may transfer to a four-year college where Women’s Studies is offered as a major or minor or paired with another discipline such as Literature, History, Psychology or Sociology. Knowledge of Women’s and Gender Studies is an asset for students choosing careers in teaching, counseling, research, 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
  • Describe and express awareness of the conditions of women 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 Studies
  • Discuss the intersection of identities such as gender, race, class, sexuality, ability and age
  • Describe how the word “feminism” has been used and misused from historical to contemporary times


General Education - 45-48 credits

As described in General Education .

Career Studies - 3 credits

Elective - 0-3 credits

Total credits required for degree: 60


* Offered Fall 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 Basic Skills 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 your counselor for other options and to monitor your progress.

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 http://transfer.brookdalecc.edu

Degree Audit Information

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