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Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Major

Requirements for a Bachelor of Arts degree, with a major in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies: 42 units total 

Core Coursework: 18 units
Courses Units
WGSS 101: Introduction to Women's Gender, and Sexuality Studies  (satisfies lower-division GE area: D7, D) 3
WGSS 205: Gender and Sexuality in Popular Culture and the Media   (satisfies lower-division GE area: C2) 3
WGSS 301: Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Societies 3
WGSS 345: Gender and Violence 3
WGSS 407: The Politics of Sexualities 3
WGSS 490: Senior Seminar in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies 3

 

Disciplinary Perspectives: 12 units
Select 4 courses from the following. At most, 3 units of the Disciplinary Perspectives requirement may be completed at the lower-division level.
WGSS 180 WGSS 328 WGSS 350 WGSS 401 WGSS 499
WGSS 211 WGSS 330 WGSS 351 WGSS 416  
WGSS 300 WGSS 338 WGSS 370 WGSS 424  
WGSS 303 WGSS 341 WGSS 375 WGSS 445  
WGSS 323 WGSS 343 WGSS 380 WGSS 450  
WGSS 326 WGSS 347 WGSS 398 WGSS 496 A-F  

 

Additional Electives: 12 units
Select 4 courses from the following. Other courses may be considered with faculty approval.
 AMD 324 HIST 383 LTWR 410 SOC 303 SPAN 410
AMD 420  HIST 384 LTWR 420 SOC 305 SPAN 415
 BIOL 327 ID 340 LTWR 430 SOC 307 SPAN 422 
 COMM 435 ID 340B MATH 304 SOC 315 SPAN 422S 
 HIST 316 LTWR 330 PSCI 343 SOC 353 TA 323 
 HIST 327 LTWR 331 PSCI 391 SOC 417  
HIST 332 LTWR 333 PSYC 350 SOC 419  
HIST 355 LTWR 334 PSYC 352 SOC 424  
HIST 367 LTWR 400 PSYC 356 SOC 437   

 

Breadth Requirement: 3 units
Select 1 upper-division Social Science (DD designated) course outside of the major requirements and in a discipline other than Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies