UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2024-2025

This 4-Year Degree Road Map applies to the following catalog year(s):

YEAR 1: 1st Semester

Course Units
GWS 100 or GWS 110 (meets GE F Comparative Cultural Studies) 3
GE Basic Skills: A2 Written Communication 3
GE Basic Skills: B4 Mathematics and Quantitative Reasoning 3
GE C1 Arts 3
Elective 3
Total 15

YEAR 1: 2nd Semester

Course Units
GE Basic Skills: A1 Oral Communication 3
GE Basic Skills: A3 Critical Thinking 3
GE B1 Physical Science or GE B2 Life Science 3
Electives 6
Total 15

YEAR 2: 1st Semester

Course Units
GE B1 Physical Science or GE B2 Life Science (select from GE subarea not previously completed) 2
GE B3 Science Laboratory Activity 1
GE C2 Humanities 3
GE C3 American History Institutions and Ideals 3
Electives 6
Total 15

YEAR 2: 2nd Semester

Course Units
Gender and Women’s Studies Elective 3
GE D1 Social Sciences 3
GE D3 and D4 Constitution of the United States and State and Local Government 3
Electives 6
Total 15

YEAR 3: 1st Semester

Course Units
GWS 300 (GE Upper Division Section F Comparative Cultural Studies and IC) 3
Concentration 3
Gender and Women’s Studies Elective 3
GE Upper Division Section D1 Social Sciences 3
Elective 3
Total 15

YEAR 3: 2nd Semester

Course Units
GWS 301 3
Concentration 3
Gender and Women’s Studies Elective 3
GE B5 Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning 3
Elective 3
Total 15

YEAR 4: 1st Semester

Course Units
GWS 302 3
GWS 305/CS* (meets GE E Lifelong Learning) 3
Concentration 3
Gender and Women’s Studies Elective 3
Elective 3
Total 15

YEAR 4: 2nd Semester

Course Units
GWS 400 3
Concentration 3
Gender and Women’s Studies Elective 3
Electives 6
Total 15
OVERALL TOTAL UNITS 120

*Students completing this requirement in Fall 2024 or later should enroll in GWS 205/CS.

Gender and Women’s Studies Electives (15 units)

GWS 220, GWS 222, GWS 230, GWS 315, GWS 320, GWS 340, GWS 351, GWS 360, GWS 370, GWS 380, GWS 396A-Z, GWS 410, GWS 420, GWS 430, GWS 440, GWS 495A-Z

Areas of Concentration (12 units)

Philosophy and Religion

ANTH 308, GWS 315, GWS 420, JS 330, PHIL 338, PHIL 348, RS 304,

Race and Ethnicity

AAS 340, AFRS 324, CAS 365, CHS 246 or CHS 346 or CHS 365, GWS 222, GWS 315, GWS 351, GWS 420, GWS 440, JS 330, RTM 330

Communication and Media

ART 468 or CTVA 413, COMS 360, COMS 435, GWS 230, GWS 315, GWS 410, JOUR 371, JOUR 372

Law and Public Policy

BLAW 391, GWS 370, HIST 349, POLS 350, POLS 361, POLS 448

Social Work and Welfare

GWS 370, FCS 340, HSCI 231, SOC 324, SOC 325, SOC 357

Criminology

BLAW 391, CJS 418, GWS 370, SOC 304, SOC 324, SOC 355

Literature

AFRS 346, CHS 381, ENGL 369, ENGL 431, ENGL 433, ENGL 434, FLIT 455, GWS 310