Requirements: Gender, Sexuality and Society Major (B.A.)

All BA or BSc degrees require the completion of a minimum 128 credits with a minimum GPA of 2.0.
For further degree requirements, please see our BA/BSc Requirements Page.

Global Liberal Arts Core Curriculum

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For further description of the courses required within each section of GLACC, see here or download the degree worksheet to the right.

Course Number
Course Name
Prerequisites
INTEGRATIVE INQUIRY
CCI 1
Four Integrative Inquiry Courses (course type CCI)
(May not overlap with major, at least one must be at AUP. All courses must be outside the major's disciplinary base.)

Freshmen satisfy CCI courses as follows: FirstBridge (two courses) and two additional CCI courses outside the major discipline. FirstBridge courses may not replace major requirements.

Transfer students satisfy CCI courses as follows: four CCI courses outside the major discipline; at least one CCI must be taken at AUP.
 
CCI 2
 
CCI 3
 
CCI 4
 
CCX
Experiential Learning
 
CRITICAL INQUIRY AND EXPRESSION
EN 2020 CCE
Writing & Criticism
EN1010
CCD
Digital Literacy and Communication
 
See list of major requirements below for course with type CCR
Disciplinary Research Methods/Writing in the Discipline
 
QUANTITATIVE AND EXPERIMENTAL REASONING
MA 1005 or Above (course type CCM)
Quantitative Reasoning
 
Lab science course coded CCS (4CR lecture with corresponding 0CR lab)
Experimental Reasoning
MA1005CCM or higher to be taken before or at the same time
EXPRESSION FRANÇAISE
FR 1200 CCF (or above)
Elementary French & Culture II 
FR1100
AUP CAPSTONE
See list of major requirements below for course with type CCC
AUP Capstone
 

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS – 44 credits

(Minimum grade of “C-“ required in each course)

 

COURSE CODE
COURSE NAME
PREREQUISITES
GS2006CCI CONTEMPORARY FEMINIST THEORY None
INTRODUCTION TO GENDER, SEXUALITY, AND SOCIETY
None
GENDER AND SEXUALITY: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES
None
WRITING THE SOCIAL WORLD
College Level=Sophomore AND EN1010 AND PY1000CCI OR GS2006GE110 OR GS2006
SENIOR PROJECT
PY2120CCR OR GS2120CCR

 

Select one course from the list below
COURSE CODE
COURSE NAME
PREREQUISITES
RESEARCH METHODS IN PSYCHOLOGY
PY1000CCI
PO2050 POLITICAL ANALYSIS None
COMMUNICATION THEORY & RESEARCH METH.
EN1000 OR EN1010 OR (EN2020 OR EN2020CCE)

 

Students must SELECT five courses from the various lists below, at least TWO of which must be at the 3000 level or above. At least three must be taken in one single area below and two courses must be from a different area.

Politics of gender and sexuality: Representations, rights & social justice

COURSE CODE
COURSE NAME
PREREQUISITES
POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
None
POLITICAL ECON. OF DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
None
GENDER, LAW, AND IDENTITY
None
POLITICS OF HUMAN RIGHTS
College Level=Junior OR PO1011GE110 OR PO1012 OR PO1011CCR
POST-COLONIAL LIT. & THEORY
None

 

Psychological & Psychoanalytic Foundations of Gender & Society

COURSE CODE
COURSE NAME
PREREQUISITES
SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
None
CULTURAL PSYCHOLOGY
None
TOPICS IN PSYCHOLOGY (as approved)
College Level=Sophomore

 

Constructions of Gender & Sexuality: Global Historical Perspectives

COURSE CODE
COURSE NAME
PREREQUISITES
EUROPEAN CINEMA & THE BODY
None
COMMUNICATING FASHION
(CM1023 AND (CM2051 OR CM2051CCR)) OR CM1110
GENDER, LAW, AND IDENTITY
None
PARIS REEL & IMAGINED: PERSPECTIVES ON THE CITY OF LIGHTS
None
MEDIA & GENDER
CM1023 AND (CM2051 OR CM2051CCR)
QUEENS, FAIRIES & HAGS: ROMANCE OF MEDIEVAL GENDER
None
MODERN SEXUALITIES IN THE PROCESS OF WRITING
None

 

FREE ELECTIVES

Any courses desired – must complete a total of 128 credit hours to graduate.

 

HONORS

Students with a GPA of 3.7 or above in Gender Studies courses during their Junior and Senior years may apply for departmental honors. The distinction requires students to produce an original scholarly product of exceptional quality. Students who wish to apply for departmental honors should make an appointment with the Department Chair for additional information.