Jun 18, 2019  
2018-2019 College Catalog 
  
2018-2019 College Catalog

Gender and Women’s Studies Pre-Major, AA-DTA Planning Guide


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

Rachel David
206-546-4760 rdavid@shoreline.edu Rm 5370

General Academic Advising

FOSS (5000) Building, Rm. 5229
206-546-4559
advising@shoreline.edu
www.shoreline.edu/advising

Career Planning

www.shoreline.edu/job-career-services/

International Student Academic Advising

9000 Building, Rm. 9302
206-546-4697
ieadvisors@shoreline.edu
www.shoreline.edu/international/advising/

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.)

School Transfer Information
Eastern Washington University https://www.ewu.edu/apply/transfer/
Pacific Lutheran University https://www.plu.edu/admission-transfer/
Seattle University http://tinyurl.com/z3kjpcm
The Evergreen State College http://tinyurl.com/zhyjy3s
University of Puget Sound http://tinyurl.com/h7yqx8s
University of Washington-Bothell https://www.uwb.edu/admissions/apply/transfer
University of Washington-Seattle https://admit.washington.edu/Apply/Transfer/
University of Washington-Tacoma http://www.tacoma.uw.edu/admissions/transfer-admission
Washington State University http://tinyurl.com/jk3a2v2
Whitman College http://tinyurl.com/z8vuwn9
Whitworth University http://tinyurl.com/zcdww66

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


Multicultural Understanding (5 Credits)


Choose one of the following courses:

ART 105 , CMST 203 , CMST 285 , GWS 284 , HIST 245 , MCS 105  

Strongly Recommended:


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, mathadvising@shoreline.edu.

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.

Social Sciences (15 Credits)


Select from at least two different disciplines (e.g., Psychology and History) in Social Sciences . Recommended: GWS 205 , GWS 286 , GWS 288 , HIST& 215 /GWS 215 , PSYC 210 .

Strongly Recommended:


Selected 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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