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AA: Specialized Curriculum Area

Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies

Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies
Associate of Arts
AT A GLANCE
  • 60 credits
  • Transfer up to 45 credits
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
  • Program restrictions apply
TUITION
  • $250 per credit
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Take courses in psychology of gender, communication, sociology, literature, and more.

The specialized curriculum area in women, gender, and sexuality studies at University of Maryland Global Campus provides an interdisciplinary study of gender and sexuality. You’ll examine how these concepts differ across cultures and through time, with an eye toward understanding the diversity of expressions of gender and sexuality in contemporary society and applying that understanding to your personal, professional, and educational contexts.

Total Credits Required: 60

Curriculum Courses: 25 Credits

  • One 3-credit course in communication, writing, or speech, chosen from the following:
    • (3 Credits, SPCH 324) (recommended)
    • (3 Credits, ENGL 102)
    • (3 Credits, ENGL 281)
    • (3 Credits, JOUR 201)
    • Any 3-credit COMM or SPCH courses
    • Any 3-credit WRTG courses (except 486A and 486B)
  • One 1-credit course, chosen from the following:
    • (1 Credit, CAPL 198A)
    • (1 Credit, CAPL 198B)
    • (1 Credit, CAPL 198C)
    • (1 Credit, BMGT 121A)
    • (1 Credit, BMGT 121B)
    • Any 1-credit course
  • (3 Credits, WMST 200)
  • 15 credits of coursework in women, gender, and sexuality studies, chosen from the following:
    • (3 Credits, BEHS 220)
    • (3 Credits, BEHS 250)
    • (3 Credits, BEHS 343)
    • (3 Credits, BEHS 453)
    • ENGL 250
    • GERO 311
    • (3 Credits, PSYC 332)
    • (3 Credits, PSYC 338)
    • (3 Credits, SOCY 325)
    • (3 Credits, SOCY 443)
    • (3 Credits, SOCY 462)
  • 3 credits of elective coursework

General Education Courses: 35 Credits

This is our recommended course sequence to progress through this program. You may take multiple courses simultaneously, up to your course load limit. You cannot take a prerequisite with its subsequent course during the same session. Your plan will be unique and dependent on multiple factors, including the number of credits you transfer to this program. Contact an advisor if you have any questions about this plan, course alternatives, or your course load limit.

Sequence Course Requirement(s) Fulfilled
1
(1 Credit, LIBS 150)
General Education: Research & Computing Literacy
2
(3 Credits, WRTG 111)
General Education: Communication
3
(3 Credits, IFSM 201)
General Education: Research & Computing Literacy
4
(3 Credits, NUTR 100)
General Education: Biological & Physical Sciences
5
(3 Credits, WMST 200)
AA Specialization
6
(3 Credits, SPCH 100)
General Education: Communication
7
(3 Credits, MATH 105)
General Education: Math
8
(3 Credits, WRTG 112)
General Education: Communication
9
(3 Credits, BEHS 220)
AA Specialization & Women’s Studies Minor
10
(3 Credits, HUMN 100)
General Education: Arts & Humanities
11 Take these courses simultaneously:

(3 Credits, BIOL 101)

(1 Credit, BIOL 102)
General Education: Biological & Physical Sciences
12
(3 Credits, PSYC 100)
General Education: Behavioral & Social Sciences
13
(3 Credits, HIST 156)
General Education: Arts & Humanities
14 GERO 311 AA Specialization & Women’s Studies Minor
15
(3 Credits, SOCY 100)
General Education: Behavioral & Social Sciences
16
(3 Credits, PSYC 338)
AA Specialization & Women’s Studies Minor
17
(3 Credits, SOCY 325)
AA Specialization & Women’s Studies Minor
18
(3 Credits, SPCH 324)
AA Specialization & Women’s Studies Minor
19 3-credit elective course Elective
20 3-credit elective course Elective
21 1-credit elective course Elective

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These requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022–2023 academic year. For prior year requirements, visit our catalog archive.

Associate Degree Requirements

See the requirements for UMGC's Associate of Arts degree, which requires the completion of a minimum of 60 credits.

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