Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 6225N
First Term: 2016 Spring   
Award: AC  
Total Credits: 15
CIP Code: 24.0101
Occupational Area: Not Applicable

Instructional Council: Women and Gender Studies (81)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: 25-1199

Description: The Academic Certificate (AC) in Women`s Studies is an intensive interdisciplinary liberal arts certificate program, provides students with tools and opportunities to discuss and critique historical and contemporary theories and practices of feminism(s). The curriculum enables students to write well, think critically and analyze problems effectively. Students complete a variety of courses focusing on women`s experiences and perspectives, exploring topics such as history, culture, class, race, ethnicity, sexuality and gender in order to help bring about equality, understanding, and peace. These courses are culturally responsive to the diversity of one half of the world`s people, their work, and their impact on multicultural societies.

Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester: CG, PV, MC

Required Courses
WST100 Introduction to Women`s and Gender Studies 3
Credits: 3

Program Competencies
1. Identify and explain historical and contemporary issues that have affected women`s lives in the areas of family, work, health, and social status, and apply sociological and feminist perspectives to the analysis of these issues. (WST100)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: April 28, 2015

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.