2014-15 Degree Plan

Women Studies, BA

College of Arts & Sciences: Department of multidisciplinary
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Term 1 Hours Towards Degree: 15 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
WMST 200: Introduction to Women Studies 3 C
ENGL 110: Accelerated Composition or ENGL 111: Composition I and ENGL 112: Composition II or ENGL 113: Enhanced Composition 3 C
Freshman Academic Choice 3 D-
MATH 3 C
Second Language 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 2 Hours Towards Degree: 29 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
WMST 298: Writing/Research Laboratory 1 C
ENGL 120: Composition III 3 C
Physical and Natural Science 4 C
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 3 C
Elective any level 3 C
Term Hours: 14
Term 3 Hours Towards Degree: 44 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
WMST 304: Feminist Theories: Identity, Knowledge, and Power 3 C
Women Studies History Course 3 C
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 3 C
CJ 130 or PHIL 156 or ENGL 219 or ENGL 220 3 C
Social Behavioral Science 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 4 Hours Towards Degree: 59 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
WMST 325: Race, Class and Feminism 3 C
Women Studies Focus Area 3 C
Women Studies Elective 3 C
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 3 C
Humanities 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 5 Hours Towards Degree: 74 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
Women Studies Focus Area 3 C
Social Behavioral Science 3 C
Fine Arts 3 C
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 3 C
Upper Division Elective 3 D-
Term Hours: 15
Term 6 Hours Towards Degree: 92 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
Women Studies Focus Area 3 C
Women Studies Elective 3 C
Humanities 3 C
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 3 C
Upper Division Elective 3 D-
Physical and Natural Science 3 C
Term Hours: 18
Term 7 Hours Towards Degree: 106 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
WMST 492: Senior Seminar 3 C
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 3 C
Elective any level 1 D-
2nd Major or Elective any level 3 C
2nd Major or Upper Division Elective 1 C
2nd Major or Upper Division Elective 3 C
Term Hours: 14
Term 8 Hours Towards Degree: 120 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
WMST 498: Feminism in Action 2 C
Women Studies Elective 3 C
Upper Division Elective 3 D-
2nd Major or Upper Division Elective 3 C
2nd Major or Upper Division Elective 3 C
Term Hours: 14
Degree Plan Notes
  • Minimum graduation GPA = 2.00. Keep in mind that minimum grades on road map are for individual coursework only. Students must maintain a minimum of a 2.0 cumulative GPA for admisssion to and graduation from the College of Art & Science.

  • 9 credit hours in one focus area: (Feminist and Gender Theory, Social Science, Literature/Film/Arts, Regional/Global, Sexualities). History courses taken to fulfill core requirements may not be used to fulfill requirements for the focus areas.

  • 9 credit hours in at least 2 additional focus areas: (Feminist and Gender Theory, Social Science, Literature/Film/Arts, Regional/Global, Sexualities). History courses taken to fulfill core requirements may not be used to fulfill requirements for the focus areas. See Program Director or Web site for current list of approved electives.

  • Women Studies History Courses
    HIST 320: Women: Ancient to Modern
    HIST 321: Women in the Modern World
    HIST 345: US Women since 1865
    HIST 428: Women War & Revolution
    HIST 462: Women in the US West
    HIST 471: Women in Early Latin America
    HIST 472: Women in Modern Latin America
    CJ 130 or PHIL 156 or ENGL 219 or ENGL 220s
    CJ 130: Public Speaking
    ENGL 219: Tech & Professional Writing
    ENGL 220: Expository Writing
    PHIL 156: Reasoning & Critical Thinking