Where does my path start?
You will complete an Associate of Arts - Direct Transfer Agreement (AA-DTA) at Shoreline.
Use the AA -DTA Degree Planning Guide, with this sheet, to understand the requirements for graduation.
Once you complete your Shoreline degree, you can transfer to a four-year school to earn a baccalaureate degree in Gender and Women’s Studies.
It is also excellent preparation for graduate study in law, education, counseling psychology, social work, medicine and more.
Where can I go for help?
Gender and Women’s Studies Faculty Advisor
206-546-4760 firstname.lastname@example.org Rm 5370
General Academic Advising
FOSS (5000) Building, Rm. 5229
International Student Academic Advising
9000 Building, Rm. 9302
Where can I transfer and what does my chosen four-year school require?
Before choosing classes, become familiar with the four-year program where you want to apply: visit the website, email the department, and/or speak with a Shoreline advisor. Below are examples from Washington schools with different admissions and graduation requirements. Check with the school for world language requirements. (Non-native speakers of English are often exempt from this requirement.)
What courses should I take?
This unofficial guide is intended to support you as you prepare for your major. Please consult with an advisor and your chosen four-year school(s), as program and admissions requirements vary and may change without notice.
General Education Requirements - 20 Credits
Communication (10 Credits)
Quantitative/Symbolic Reasoning (5 Credits)
Choose one of the following classes:
MATH& 107 , MATH 111 , MATH& 141 , MATH& 142 , MATH& 146 , MATH& 148 , MATH& 151 , MATH& 152 , MATH& 163 , MATH 207 , MATH 208 , MATH 211 , MATH& 264 , PHIL& 120 . Recommended: MATH& 146 .
* Students planning to transfer to the University of Washington must consult Math Advising, email@example.com.
Distribution Requirements - 45 Credits
Humanities (15 Credits)
Select from at least two different disciplines (e.g., Art and Drama) in Humanities . Maximum of 5 credits allowed in Performance/Skills courses. No more than 5 credits in a world language at the 100 level. Recommended: CMST 203 , CMST 285 , ENGL 248 , HUM 275 , World Language if required for university admission or graduation.
Natural Sciences (15 Credits)
Select from at least two different disciplines (e.g.Biology and Physics) in Natural Sciences . At least 10 credits required in Physical, Earth, and/or Biological Sciences, including at least 5 credits of lab science. Maximum 5 credits from Other Science courses.
General Electives - Minimum 25 Credits
Comprised of other college-level courses or unrestricted courses. A maximum of 15 credits allowed for restricted/vocational courses, and a maximum of 3 credits allowed in Physical Education. Please see the lists of Restricted Electives and Elective Courses (Non-restricted) .
What is Gender and Women’s Studies?
Gender and Women’s Studies focuses on the study of gender as a central aspect of human existence. How does gender affect the conditions of our lives? When these conditions reveal discrimination, how can we create change? Gender and Women’s Studies makes visible the process by which we are shaped as gendered beings and the institutions that participate in this shaping, e.g., family, education, employment, politics, and the media. Interdisciplinary by nature, Gender and Women’s Studies incorporates disciplines such as sociology, economics, political science, anthropology, literature, psychology, and more.
Contemporary issues in Gender and Women’s Studies: Social Construction of Gender, Domestic Violence, War and Gender, Transnational Activism, Interlocking Oppressions, Sexuality and Gender, and Body Image.
What can I do with a Bachelor’s Degree in Gender and Women’s Studies?
Occupations pursued by Gender and Women’s Studies graduates include law, journalism, politics, public policy, business and industry, social services, counseling, teaching, research, health care, education, social work, business and the arts.
Potential employers include: Public advocacy groups, non-profit organizations, law firms, government agencies, social and human service organizations, elected officials, political campaigns, consulting and marketing firms, colleges and universities, corporations, newspapers, radio and tv stations, publishing companies, public and private schools, women’s health clinics, and social service organizations. For more, please visit http://www.shoreline.edu/counseling-center/career-counseling.aspx.
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