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  Nov 19, 2017
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog/Handbook

Ethnic and Gender Studies, B.A.


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Requirements for the Ethnic and Gender Studies Major - 42 Credits


  • Each student must take ten EGST courses (30 credits): 18 credits in the core and 12 credits in the thematic areas- one EGST class in each thematic area.
  • At least 9 credits in the thematic areas must be at the 300 level.
  • EGST 0230  and EGST 0390 : Special Topics in Ethnic and Gender Studies will fulfill an elective requirement in one thematic area dependent on the focus of the course in a given semester.
  • Students are encouraged to take EGST 0398 : Ethnic and Gender Studies Internship (3-6 credits).
  • Students will also be required to complete at least one college semester of language study (including AP credit), or the equivalent. A student may also satisfy the language study requirement by passing a proficiency examination designed and administered by the Department of World Language Studies.

Thematic Areas - 24 Credits


Two courses from each category, one must have an EGST prefix.

Note:


*Some of the approved elective courses may have pre-requisites

Additional Graduation Requirements


All students must meet the University Graduation Requirements  and complete a common core of studies, distributed among the different academic areas as detailed in the Common Core  .

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