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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 Credits: 3

WST100Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies3

Restricted Electives

ASB211Women in Other Cultures3
ENH/WST28419th Century Women Writers3
ENH/WST285Contemporary Women Writers3
HIS201History of Women in America3
HLR/WST286Women and Health: Body/Mind/Spirit/Connection3
HUM/WST209Women and Films3
PSY235Psychology of Gender3
REL/WST290Women and World Religion3
SOC212Gender and Society3
WST105Women of Color in America3
WST110Women and Gender: A Feminist Psychology3
WST120Gender, Class, and Race3
AJS/WST128Law and Violence Against Women3
WST160Women and the Early American Experience3
WST161American Women Since 19203
WST200Essential Feminist Writing3
AIS/ENH/WST261Native Women's Literature: The Americas3

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Major: 6225
First Term: 2015 Fall
Final Term: Current
Award: AC
Total Credits: 15
CIPS code: 24.0101
Initiating College: Chandler-Gilbert Community College
Program Availability: Shared: CGC, MCC, PVC - MCC PVC
Occupational Area: Not Applicable
Instructional Council: Women and Gender Studies (81)
GPA: 2.00