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​In this program students will examine gender through many lenses, including history, psychology, sociology, arts and humanities.  They will also gain an understanding of the relationships of power, sexuality, race, class, nationality, religion and age as they intersect with gender.  Students will become familiar with the cultural aspects of gender inequality and oppression.

 

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  • Curriculum

    Program Courses
    CoursesTitlesCourse OutlinesGoal AreasCredits
    Course Subject: GCST         Course Number:1501
    Course Title:Introduction to Gender and Women's Studies      Goal Areas:n/a      Credits:3

    Course Description:This course introduces students to the foundations of Gender and Women Studies by examining the diversity of womens experiences throughout history and across cultures, races, ethnic groups and religions. From a social science/humanities perspective, we will explore how factors such as gender, gender identity and sexuality have been shaped by Western society.
    Introduction to Gender and Women's Studies andView-GCST 1501n/a3
    Course Subject: ENGL         Course Number:2350
    Course Title:Women and Literature      Goal Areas:n/a      Credits:3

    Course Description:This course explores women as characters in and writers of literature, including fiction, non-fiction, drama and poetry. The course may also address issues of historical context, gender, class and race as a way of understanding women in literature.
    Women and Literature andView-ENGL 2350n/a3
    Course Subject: PSYC         Course Number:1170
    Course Title:Psychology of Gender      Goal Areas:n/a      Credits:3

    Course Description:Psychology of Gender includes the theory and research relating to sexuality, gender roles and sexual orientation.
    Psychology of Gender andView-PSYC 1170n/a3
    Course Subject: BIOL         Course Number:1350
    Course Title:Biology of Women      Goal Areas:n/a      Credits:3

    Course Description:This course is designed to allow students to explore the biological aspects of being female throughout her life cycle from sex cell formation through menopause and aging. Students will also gain an historical perspective of women over the ages including women in science, will be introduced to the nature of science and the scientific method, study the biology of gender differences, gain a multicultural perspective of women's health issues as well as a comprehensive study of female and male reproductive biology. Topics that will be covered include sex cell formation, genetic inheritance, gene expression, sex determination, pregnancy and birth as well as other health issues such pre-menstrual syndrome, birth control, sexually transmitted diseases, and cancer. This course includes a lab-like experience. The course is open to both male and female students.Prerequisite: ENGL 0990 or a 78 on the Accuplacer Reading Comprehension
    Biology of Women orView-BIOL 1350n/a3
    Course Subject: BIOL         Course Number:1360
    Course Title:Biology of Women with a Lab      Goal Areas:n/a      Credits:4

    Course Description:This course is designed to allow students to explore the biological aspects of being female throughout her life cycle from sex cell formation through menopause and aging. Students will also gain an historical perspective of women over the ages including women in science, will be introduced to the nature of science and the scientific method, study the biology of gender differences, gain a multicultural perspective of women's health issues as well as a comprehensive study of female and male reproductive biology. Topics that will be covered include sex cell formation, genetic inheritance, gene expression, sex determination, pregnancy and birth as well as other health issues such pre-menstrual syndrome, birth control, sexually transmitted diseases, and cancer. The course is open to both male and female students. (3 hours lecture/2 hours lab)NOTE: This course has a lab component that incorporates active learning in a lab setting to support classroom material.Prerequisite: ENGL 0990 or a 78 on the Accuplacer Reading Comprehension
    Biology of Women with a LabView-BIOL 1360n/a4
     
    Program Electives - 12 credits
    CoursesTitlesCourse OutlinesGoal AreasCredits
    Course Subject: GWS         Course Number:1501
    Course Title:Introduction to Gender and Women's Studies      Goal Areas:n/a      Credits:3

    Course Description:This course introduces students to the foundations of Gender and Women Studies by examining the diversity of women's experiences throughout history and across cultures, races, ethnic groups and religions. From a social science/humanities perspective, we will explore how factors such as gender, gender identity and sexuality have been shaped by Western society.
    Introduction to Gender and Women's Studies orView-GWS 1501n/a3
    Course Subject: GWS         Course Number:1502
    Course Title:Human Trafficking      Goal Areas:n/a      Credits:3

    Course Description:This course will explore human trafficking within the context of social justice, human rights, and feminist perspectives. We will analyze the behavior of traffickers and the ways this crime affects our global economy. We will examine criminal justice, vulnerabilities of victims and types of trafficking and how communities are responding to this activity. Students will gain an overall understanding of modern-day slavery and the issues we face regarding this crime.
    Human Trafficking orView-GWS 1502n/a3
    Course Subject: GWS         Course Number:1503
    Course Title:Masculinities      Goal Areas:n/a      Credits:3

    Course Description:is course offers students the opportunity to examine masculinity from a feminist perspective. We will consider masculinity in terms of political, historical, and social influences. How do boys become men in the United States? We will address issues such as male aggression and violence, homophobia and male roles in western society (father, brother, husband, son, etc.)
    Masculinities orView-GWS 1503n/a3
    Course Subject: GWS         Course Number:1504
    Course Title:Feminism and Capitalism      Goal Areas:n/a      Credits:3

    Course Description:This course examines different aspects of capitalism through the lens of feminism. We will investigate the ways different groups of people have been allowed to participate in capitalist societies and why. Our discussions will include the politics of gender inequality, the history of women in capitalist governments and many other topics.
    Feminism and Capitalism orView-GWS 1504n/a3
    Course Subject: GWS         Course Number:1505
    Course Title:Women and War      Goal Areas:n/a      Credits:3

    Course Description:This course investigates the experiences of women in war. We will discuss the ways women have been used in politics and societies. We will examine many topics including the treatment of women during the holocaust of World War II, sexuality as a weapon of war and women in combat.
    Women and War orView-GWS 1505n/a3
    Course Subject: GWS         Course Number:1507
    Course Title:Mass Incarceration      Goal Areas:n/a      Credits:3

    Course Description:This course examines the practices of incarceration in the United States from a feminist perspective. We will discuss the history, the politics, the economics and the ethics of incarceration. We will also review the ways the U.S. is different from other countries when it comes to imprisonment.
    Mass Incarceration orView-GWS 1507n/a3
    Course Subject: GCST         Course Number:1501
    Course Title:Introduction to Gender and Women's Studies      Goal Areas:n/a      Credits:3

    Course Description:This course introduces students to the foundations of Gender and Women Studies by examining the diversity of womens experiences throughout history and across cultures, races, ethnic groups and religions. From a social science/humanities perspective, we will explore how factors such as gender, gender identity and sexuality have been shaped by Western society.
    Introduction to Gender and Women's Studies orView-GCST 1501n/a3
    Course Subject: GCST         Course Number:1502
    Course Title:Human Trafficking      Goal Areas:n/a      Credits:3

    Course Description:This course will explore human trafficking within the context of social justice, human rights, and feminist perspectives. We will analyze the behavior of traffickers and the ways this crime affects our global economy. We will examine criminal justice, vulnerabilities of victims and types of trafficking and how communities are responding to this activity. Students will gain an overall understanding of modern-day slavery and the issues we face regarding this crime.
    Human Trafficking orView-GCST 1502n/a3
    Course Subject: GCST         Course Number:1503
    Course Title:Masculinities      Goal Areas:n/a      Credits:3

    Course Description:This course offers students the opportunity to examine masculinity from a feminist perspective. We will consider masculinity in terms of political, historical, and social influences. How do boys become men in the United States? We will address issues such as male aggression and violence, homophobia and male roles in western society (father, brother, husband, son, etc.)
    Masculinities orView-GCST 1503n/a3
    Course Subject: GCST         Course Number:1504
    Course Title:Feminism and Capitalism      Goal Areas:n/a      Credits:3

    Course Description:This course examines different aspects of capitalism through the lens of feminism. We will investigate the ways different groups of people have been allowed to participate in capitalist societies and why. Our discussions will include the politics of gender inequality, the history of women in capitalist governments and many other topics.
    Feminism and Capitalism orView-GCST 1504n/a3
    Course Subject: GCST         Course Number:1505
    Course Title:Women and War      Goal Areas:n/a      Credits:3

    Course Description:This course investigates the experiences of women in war. We will discuss the ways women have been used in politics and societies. We will examine many topics including the treatment of women during the holocaust of World War II, sexuality as a weapon of war and women in combat.
    Women and War orView-GCST 1505n/a3
    Course Subject: GCST         Course Number:1507
    Course Title:Mass Incarceration      Goal Areas:n/a      Credits:3

    Course Description:This course examines the practices of incarceration in the United States from a feminist perspective. We will discuss the history, the politics, the economics and the ethics of incarceration. We will also review the ways the U.S. is different from other countries when it comes to imprisonment.
    Mass Incarceration orView-GCST 1507n/a3
    Course Subject: SOC         Course Number:2210
    Course Title:Social Inequality      Goal Areas:n/a      Credits:3

    Course Description:This course considers the social history, current conditions, and future prospects of minority groups in the United States. Topics include racism, sexism, prejudice, discrimination, affirmative action, and other related issues and social policies. Prerequisite: Soc 1110
    Social InequalityView-SOC 2210n/a3
     
    General Education
    CoursesTitlesCourse OutlinesGoal AreasCredits
    Course Subject: ENGL         Course Number:1200
    Course Title:Gateway College Writing      Goal Areas:n/a      Credits:4

    Course Description:This class provides extended practice in critical reading, writing, and thinking skills. Students will develop an effective writing process and work to achieve college-level competence in reading and responding to texts, visuals, events, and ideas in a variety of written formats, with an emphasis on the academic essay. Audience awareness, interpretation and analysis, logical reasoning, and persuasive and argumentative skills will be developed. MLA style documentation of primary sources will be included.
    Gateway College Writing orView-ENGL 1200n/a4
    Course Subject: ENGL         Course Number:1201
    Course Title:College Writing I      Goal Areas:n/a      Credits:4

    Course Description:This class provides extended practice in critical reading, writing, and thinking skills. Students will develop an effective writing process and work to achieve college-level competence in reading and responding to texts, visuals, events, and ideas in a variety of written formats, with an emphasis on the academic essay. Audience awareness, interpretation and analysis, logical reasoning, and persuasive and argumentative skills will be developed. MLA style documentation of primary sources will be included.
    College Writing I andView-ENGL 1201n/a4
    Course Subject: ENGL         Course Number:1202
    Course Title:College Writing II      Goal Areas:n/a      Credits:2

    Course Description:This class focuses on the research process, textual analysis of primary and secondary sources, rhetorical strategies for argument and persuasion, and successful integration of sources into a longer academic paper utilizing MLA (or other, as appropriate) documentation format. The class may be disciplinary, interdisciplinary, or topical in content, as noted on the class registration site.
    College Writing II andView-ENGL 1202n/a2
    Course Subject: MATH         Course Number:1130
    Course Title:Elementary Statistics      Goal Areas:n/a      Credits:3

    Course Description:This is an introductory course in descriptive statistics, probability, random variables, and inferential statistics. Topics include exploratory data analysis, measures of central tendency and variation, linear regression, binomial and normal distributions, the central limit theorem, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing for one population and two populations. Additional topics may include basic probability, conditional probability, Bayes Theorem, analysis of variance, and chi-squared tests.
    Elementary StatisticsView-MATH 1130n/a3
     
    Natural Science - 3 or 4 credits
    CoursesTitlesCourse OutlinesGoal AreasCredits
    (Note - If a student takes BIO 1350, they must take a course in goal area 3 that includes a lab from a department other than biology. If a student takes BIO 1360, they must take one other course in goal area 3. That course must be from a department other than biology)
     
    History and the Social/Behavioral Sciences - 3 credits
    CoursesTitlesCourse OutlinesGoal AreasCredits
    Social and Behavioral Sciences (Goal Area 5) - 3 credits: ANTH1010(3), ANTH1130(3), ANTH1140(3), ECON1050(3), ECON1060(3), GCST1501(3), GCST1504(3), GCST1505(3), GCST1964(4), GWS,1504(3), GWS1504(3), ECON1070(3), HIST1010(3), HIST1020(3), HIST1030(3), HIST1110(3), HIST1120(3), HIST1130(3), HIST1140(3), HIST1200(3), HIST1210(3), HIST1220(3), HIST1230(3), HIST1240(3), HIST1270(3), HIST1700(3), HIST1800(3), HIST1900(1), HIST2500(3), HIST2600(3), HIST2700(3), POLS1100(3), POLS1140(3), POLS1600(3), POLS1700(3), POLS2130(3), PSYC1110(3), PSYC1150(3), PSYC1160(4), PSYC1165(3), PSYC1170(3), PSYC1210(3), PSYC1220(3), PSYC1250(4), PSYC2110(3), PSYC2320(3), PSYC2330(3), PSYC2340(3), PSYC2350(3), SOC1110(3), SOC1710(3), SOC1750(3), SOC2110(3), SOC2200(3), SOC2210(3), SOC2410(3), SOC2730(3), SOC2750(3)
    (Note – Several GWS electives include goal area 5. Students will probably satisfythis requirement with electives.)
     
    Humanities and Fine Arts - 6 credits
    CoursesTitlesCourse OutlinesGoal AreasCredits
    The Humanities and Fine Arts (Goal Area 6) - 3 credits: ARBC1030(3), ART1010(1), ART1020(1), ART1040(3), ART1050(3), ART1101(3), ART1102(3), ART1160(3), ART1170(3), ART1270(3), ART1301(3), ART1302(3), ART1310(3), ART1320(3), ART1340(3), ART1341(3), ART1361(3), ART1362(3), ART1401(3), ART1402(3), ART1550(3), ART1601(3), ART1602(3), ART1650(3), ART1770(3), ART1810(1), ART1820(2), ART2180(3), ART2190(3), ART2300(2), ART2611(3), ART2612(3), ART2640(3), ART2740(1), ART2750(1), ART2780(1), ART2781(1), ART2782(1), ART2800(1), ART2820(1), ART2860(1), ART2900(1), ART2970(1), COMM1550(3), ENGL1150(3), ENGL1250(2), ENGL1400(3), ENGL1450(3), ENGL1900(3), ENGL1950(3), ENGL2010(3), ENGL2020(3), ENGL2030(3), ENGL2150(3), ENGL2250(3), ENGL2270(3), ENGL2300(3), ENGL2310(3), ENGL2320(3), ENGL2330(3), ENGL2340(3), ENGL2350(3), ENGL2360(3), ENGL2370(3), ENGL2380(3), ENGL2390(3), ENGL2400(3), ENGL2410(3), ENGL2450(3), ENGL2460(3), ENGL2500(3), ENGL2540(3), ENGL2550(3), ENGL2560(3), ENGL2570(3), ENGL2580(3), ENGL2590(3), ENGL2900(3), ENGL2950(3), GCST1030(3), GCST1978(3), GCST225(3), GCST2410(3), GERM1030(3), INTD1030(3), MUSC1130(1), MUSC1160(1), MUSC1170(1), MUSC1180(1), MUSC1190(2), MUSC1200(3), MUSC1220(3), MUSC1241(3), MUSC1242(3), MUSC1300(3), MUSC1320(1), MUSC1350(3), MUSC1370(3), MUSC1500(2), MUSC1501(2), MUSC1502(2), MUSC1510(1), MUSC1560(1), MUSC1600(2), MUSC1610(1), MUSC1800(2), MUSC1801(2), MUSC1802(2), MUSC1810(1), MUSC1830(1), MUSC1850(1), MUSC1860(1), MUSC1870(1), MUSC2010(2), MUSC2170(3), MUSC2180(3), MUSC2241(3), MUSC2242(3), MUSC2970(1), PHIL1010(3), PHIL1020(3), PHIL1030(3), PHIL1040(3), PHIL1060(3), PHIL1070(3), PHIL1080(3), PHIL1120(3), PHIL1220(3), PHIL1230(3), SPAN1030(3), SPAN2201(5), SPAN2202(5), TFT1200(3), TFT1210(3), TFT1250(3), TFT1260(3), TFT1270(3), TFT1280(3), TFT1310(3), TFT1320(3), TFT1350(3), TFT1500(3), TFT1510(3), TFT1520(3), TFT1531(3), TFT1532(3), TFT1540(3), TFT1600(1), TFT1610(1), TFT2010(3), TFT2500(3), TFT2950(1)
     
    Global Perspective - 3 credits
    CoursesTitlesCourse OutlinesGoal AreasCredits
    Global Perspective (Goal Area 8) - 3 credits: ANTH1010(3), ARBC1030(3), ARBC1101(4), ARBC1102(4), ARBC2201(4), ART1040(3), ART1601(3), ART1602(3), ART1650(3), ART2180(3), ART2190(3), ART2300(2), ASL1101(4), ASL1102(4), ASL2201(4), ASL2202(4), COMM1310(3), COMM1510(3), COMM1710(3), ECON1060(3), ENGL2250(3), ENGL2360(3), ENGL2550(3), ENGL2560(3), ENGL2580(3), ENGL2590(3), GCST1210(3), GCST1211(3), GCST1212(3), GCST1213(3), GCST2250, GEOG1040(3), GEOG1100(3), GEOG1190(3), GERM1030(3), HIST1010(3), HIST1020(3), HIST1030(3), HIST1110(3), HIST1120(3), HIST1130(3), HIST1140(3), HIST2500(3), HUM1210(3), INTD1210(3), INTD1211(3), INTD1212(3), MUSC1220(3), MUSC1300(3), MUSC2170(3), MUSC2180(3), PHIL1010(3), PHIL1030(3), PHIL1060(3), PHIL1070(3), PHIL1080(3), PHIL1210(3), POLS1600(3), POLS1700(3), PSYC2350(3), SOC2410(3), SPAN1030(3), SPAN1101(5), SPAN1102(5), SPAN2201(5), SPAN2202(5), TFT1260(3), TFT1320(3), TFT1710(3)
     
    Ethical and Civic Responsibility - 3 credits
    CoursesTitlesCourse OutlinesGoal AreasCredits
    Ethical and Civic Responsibility - 3 credits: COMM1610(3), COMM1810(3), COMM2610(3), ECON1050(3), ENGL2390(3), ENGL2950(3), GCST1210(3), GCST1211(3), GCST1212(3), GCST1213(3), GCST1220(2), GCST1301(3), GCST1320(3), GCST1502(3), GCST1503(3), GCST1504(3), GCST1505(3), GWS1502(3), GWS1503(3), GCST1964(4), GWS1504(3), GWS1505(3), HIST1230(3), HIST1700(3), HIST2600(3), HIST2700(3), INTD1210(3), INTD1211(3), INTD1212(3), PHIL1020(3), PHIL1070(3), PHIL1110(3), PHIL1200(3), PHIL1210(3), PHIL1220(3), POLS1100(3), POLS1140(3), SOC1130(3)
    (Note – Several GWS electives include goal area 9. Students will probably satisfythis requirement with electives)
     
    People and the Environment - 3 credits
    CoursesTitlesCourse OutlinesGoal AreasCredits
    People and the Environment - 3 credits: ANTH1020(3), ANTH1130(3), BIOL1030(4), BIOL1160(4), BIOL1200(4), BIOL1600(1), BIOL1610(1), CHEM1000(4), CHEM1010(4), EEVS1140(4), EEVS1150(4), EEVS1160(4), EEVS1170(2), EEVS1180(2), EEVS1190(2), EEVS1200(3), EEVS1201(1), EEVS1210(2), EEVS2000(3), ENGL2340(3), GCST1030(3), GCST1040(3), GCST2320(3), GEOG1010(3), GEOG1190(3), GEOL1010(2), GEOL1020(2), GEOL1030(2), GEOL1040(2), GEOL1120(4), GEOL1150(4), GEOL1160(4), GEOL1850(3), GEOL1851(1), INTD1030(3), INTD1040(3), NSCI1000(4), NSCI1110(4), NSCI1120(4), NSCI1140(4), NSCI1170(2), NSCI1180(2), NSCI1190(2), NSCI1200(3), NSCI1201(1), NSCI1210(2), PHIL1200(3), PHIL1230(3), PSYC1220(3)
     
    Health or Exercise Science - 2 credits
    CoursesTitlesCourse OutlinesGoal AreasCredits
    HEALTH AND EXERCISE SCIENCE - 2 CREDITS
     
    Additional Electives, if necessary, for a total of 60 credits:
    CoursesTitlesCourse OutlinesGoal AreasCredits
    Additional courses, if necessary, to reach 60 credits total: ACCT1000(4), ACCT1990(1), ACCT2111(4), ACCT2112(4), ACCT2230(3), ACCT2250(2), ACCT2260(2), ACCT2300(4), ADEV1051(1), ADEV1052(1), ADEV1950(3), ADEV1990(1), ANTH1010(3), ANTH1020(3), ANTH1130(3), ANTH1140(3), ANTH1990(1), ARBC1030(3), ARBC1101(4), ARBC1102(4), ARBC1990(3), ARBC2201(4), ART1040(3), ART1100(2), ART1101(3), ART1102(3), ART1160(3), ART1170(3), ART1270(3), ART1301(3), ART1302(3), ART1310(3), ART1320(3), ART1340(3), ART1361(3), ART1362(3), ART1401(3), ART1402(3), ART1550(2), ART1701(1), ART1702(1), ART1703(1), ART1704(1), ART1705(1), ART1706(1), ART1707(1), ART1708(1), ART1709(1), ART1710(1), ART1750(1), ART1770(3), ART1810(1), ART1820(2), ART1970(1), ART1980(1), ART1990(3), ART2180(3), ART2190(3), ART2300(2), ART2540(3), ART2550(3), ART2561(3), ART2562(3), ART2590(3), ART2601(3), ART2602(3), ART2611(3), ART2612(3), ART2640(3), ART2642(3), ART2740(1), ART2750(1), ART2781(1), ART2782(1), ART2800(1), ART2810(2), ART2820(1), ART2860(1), ART2870(1), ART2900(1), ART2901(3), ART2902(3), ART2970(1), ASL1101(4), ASL1102(4), ASL1300(3), ASL1400(3), ASL1990(1), ASL2201(4), ASL2202(4), BIOL1000(4), BIOL1001(4), BIOL1030(4), BIOL1040(4), BIOL1100(2), BIOL1101(4), BIOL1102(4), BIOL1120(3), BIOL1130(4), BIOL1140(4), BIOL1160(4), BIOL1200(4), BIOL1230(1), BIOL1231(1), BIOL1300(1), BIOL1350(3), BIOL1360(4), BIOL1600(1), BIOL1610(1), BIOL1650(1), BIOL1990(1), BIOL2020(4), BIOL2030(4), BIOL2100(4), BIOL2111(4), BIOL2112(4), BIOL2360(4), BIOL2610(4), BIT1050(3), BIT1100(2), BIT1150(4), BIT1210(2), BIT1250(4), BIT1300(2), BIT1305(2), BIT1310(2), BIT1410(4), BIT1420(2), BIT1600(2), BIT1700(3), BIT1800(2), BIT1805(2), BIT1810(2), BIT1900(3), BIT2000(3), BIT2020(2), BIT2300(2), BIT2400(2), BIT2500(2), BIT2600(2), BIT2650(2), BUS1100(3), BUS1110(3), BUS1210(3), BUS1220(3), BUS1230(3), BUS1300(3), BUS1310(3), BUS1400(3), BUS1410(3), BUS1420(2), BUS1430(2), BUS1440(3), BUS1450(3), BUS1510(3), BUS1610(4), BUS1620(3), BUS1630(4), BUS1640(4), BUS1700(3), BUS1810(4), BUS1990(1), BUS2000(2), BUS2010(3), BUS2100(4), BUS2200(3), BUS2310(3), BUS2600(3), CHEM1000(4), CHEM1010(4), CHEM1030(4), CHEM1061(4), CHEM1062(4), CHEM1990(1), CHEM2061(5), CHEM2062(5), CHEM2073(4), CIS1000(3), CIS1101(3), CIS1102(3), CIS1200(3), CIS1210(3), CIS1220(3), CIS1230(3), CIS1240(3), CIS1250(3), CIS1260(3), CIS1300(1), CIS1310(3), CIS1320(2), CIS1400(3), CIS1500(1), CIS1510(1), CIS1520(1), CIS1530(1), CIS1700(3), CIS1990(1), CIS2010(3), CIS2310(3), CMSV1000(4), CMSV1200(3), CMSV1300(3), CMSV1500(5), CMSV1550(4), CMSV1600(5), CMSV1650(4), CMSV1700(5), CMSV1750(4), CMSV1800(3), CMSV1990(1), CMSV2100(3), CMSV2200(4), CMSV2860(2), CMSV2870(3), CMSV2875(4), CMSV2880(4), CMSV2885(4), CMSV2890(3), CMSV2895(3), CMSV2900(3), COMM1010(3), COMM1110(3), COMM1210(3), COMM1310(3), COMM1410(3), COMM1510(3), COMM1550(2), COMM1610(3), COMM1710(3), COMM1810(3), COMM1910(3), COMM1990(1), CRD1000(3), CRD1010(1), CSCI1000(3), CSCI1020(1), CSCI1025(1), CSCI1030(3), CSCI1035(4), CSCI1040(3), CSCI1050(3), CSCI1120(4), CSCI1130(4), CSCI1150(4), CSCI1180(4), CSCI1990(1), CSCI2001(4), CSCI2002(4), CSCI2010(4), CSCI2011(1), CSCI2020(4), CSCI2030(4), CSCI2050(3), CSCI2060(4), CSCI2100(4), CSCI2400(4), CSCI2500(4), EAP1060(2), EAP1080(2), EAP1230(4), EAP1260(4), EAP1280(4), EAP1990(1), ECON1050(3), ECON1060(3), ECON1070(3), ECON1990(1), EDUC1210(3), EDUC1280(3), EDUC1350(3), EEVS1100(4), EEVS1130(4), EEVS1140(4), EEVS1150(4), EEVS1160(4), EEVS1170(2), EEVS1180(2), EEVS1190(2), EEVS1200(3), EEVS1201(1), EEVS1210(2), EEVS1990(1), EEVS2000(3), ENGL1140(3), ENGL1200(4), ENGL1201(4), ENGL1202(2), ENGL1250(2), ENGL1260(2), ENGL1800(3), ENGL1900(3), ENGL1940(3), ENGL1950(3), ENGL1960(1), ENGL1990(1), ENGL2010(3), ENGL2020(3), ENGL2030(3), ENGL2150(3), ENGL2270(3), ENGL2300(3), ENGL2320(3), ENGL2330(3), ENGL2340(3), ENGL2350(3), ENGL2360(3), ENGL2370(3), ENGL2380(3), ENGL2390(3), ENGL2400(3), ENGL2410(3), ENGL2450(3), ENGL2460(3), ENGL2500(3), ENGL2540(3), ENGL2550(3), ENGL2560(3), ENGL2570(3), ENGL2580(3), ENGL2590(3), ENGL2900(3), ENGL2950(3), ENGL2960(1), ENGR1000(3), ENGR1200(3), ENGR1990(1), ENGR2301(3), ENGR2302(3), ENGR2303(3), ENGR2501(4), ENGR2502(4), ENGR2511(1), ENGR2512(1), ENGX1201(8), ESOL9999(0), EXSC1000(1), EXSC1010(2), EXSC1020(1), EXSC1041(1), EXSC1042(1), EXSC1050(1), EXSC1060(2), EXSC1070(1), EXSC1110(1), EXSC1130(1), EXSC1140(1), EXSC1151(1), EXSC1152(1), EXSC1200(1), EXSC1210(1), EXSC1230(1), EXSC1240(1), EXSC1250(3), EXSC1260(1), EXSC1270(1), EXSC1310(1), EXSC1400(1), EXSC1410(1), EXSC1420(1), EXSC1430(1), EXSC1440(1), EXSC1451(1), EXSC1452(1), EXSC1460(2), EXSC1470(1), EXSC1500(3), EXSC1510(2), EXSC1520(3), EXSC1600(1), EXSC1610(1), EXSC1630(1), EXSC1640(1), EXSC1700(3), EXSC1710(3), EXSC1720(2), EXSC1730(1), EXSC1740(1), EXSC1750(1), EXSC1751(1), EXSC1752(1), EXSC1760(1), EXSC1800(1), EXSC1810(1), EXSC1820(1), EXSC1830(1), EXSC1840(1), EXSC1850(1), EXSC1860(1), EXSC1880(1), EXSC1990(1), EXSC2010(3), EXSC2100(3), EXSC2110(3), EXSC2200(2), EXSC2270(3), EXSC2300(3), EXSC2390(3), EXSC2490(4), EXSC2750(3), FYE1020(2), FYE1990(2), GCST1030(3), GCST1040(3), GCST1100(12), GCST1211(3), GCST1212(3), GCST1213(3), GCST1220(2), GCST1320(3), GCST1490(4), GCST1501(3), GCST1700(3), GCST1978(3), GCST1990(1), GCST2260(3), GCST2320(3), GEOG1000(2), GEOG1010(3), GEOG1040(3), GEOG1100(3), GEOG1190(3), GEOG1990(3), GEOL9999(0), HCCC1010(0.5), HCCC1020(0.5), HCCC1030(1), HCCC1040(0.5), HCCC1050(0.5), HCCC1060(0.5), HCCC1070(0.5), HCCC1100(4), HIST1010(3), HIST1020(3), HIST1030(3), HIST1110(3), HIST1120(3), HIST1130(3), HIST1140(3), HIST1200(3), HIST1210(3), HIST1270(3), HIST1990(1), HIST2500(3), HIST2600(3), HIST2700(3), HIST2900(3), HLTH1000(2), HLTH1010(3), HLTH1030(3), HLTH1040(3), HLTH1050(3), HLTH1060(3), HLTH1070(3), HLTH1080(3), HLTH1100(3), HLTH1250(3), HLTH1600(3), HLTH1900(3), HLTH1990(1), HLTH2020(3), HLTH2030(3), HLTH2040(3), HLTH2060(3), HLTH2070(3), HLTH2080(3), HLTH2090(3), HONR1000(1), HONR2000(1), HONR2010(1), HONR2020(1), HONR2030(1), HONR2900(1), HSER1100(3), HSER1200(3), HSER1300(3), HSER1400(3), HSER1500(3), HSER1600(2), HSER1700(3), HSER1800(3), HSER1900(3), HSER2100(1), HSER2101(6), HTN1000(1), HTN1001(4), HTN1002(2), HTN2003(3), HTN2100(4), HTN2150(2), HTN2200(1), HTN2300(12), INTD2260(3), MATH1010(3), MATH1031(3), MATH1032(3), MATH1090(4), MATH1130(3), MATH1140(3), MATH1150(3), MATH1170(4), MATH1180(5), MATH1200(3), MATH1210(4), MATH1221(5), MATH1222(5), MATH1990(1), MATH2000(4), MATH2010(3), MATH2220(5), MATH2300(4), MATH2400(4), MLT1000(1), MLT1100(2), MLT1200(1), MLT1250(2), MLT1990(1), MLT2050(4), MLT2080(4), MLT2100(4), MLT2150(3), MLT2310(1), MLT2320(2), MLT2330(1), MLT2340(1), MLT2350(2), MLT2360(2), MLT2380(2), MUSC1130(1), MUSC1131(0), MUSC1150(1), MUSC1160(1), MUSC1161(0), MUSC1170(1), MUSC1180(1), MUSC1190(2), MUSC1200(3), MUSC1220(3), MUSC1241(3), MUSC1242(3), MUSC1251(2), MUSC1252(2), MUSC1300(3), MUSC1350(3), MUSC1501(2), MUSC1502(2), MUSC1510(1), MUSC1600(2), MUSC1610(1), MUSC1801(2), MUSC1802(2), MUSC1810(1), MUSC1830(1), MUSC1850(1), MUSC1860(1), MUSC1870(1), MUSC1990(1), MUSC2010(2), MUSC2170(3), MUSC2180(3), MUSC2241(3), MUSC2242(3), MUSC2251(2), MUSC2252(2), MUSC2970(1), NSCI1000(4), NSCI1010(1), NSCI1020(1), NSCI1030(1), NSCI1050(4), NSCI1060(3), NSCI1061(1), NSCI1070(3), NSCI1071(1), NSCI1100(4), NSCI1110(4), NSCI1120(4), NSCI1140(4), NSCI1170(2), NSCI1180(2), NSCI1190(2), NSCI1200(3), NSCI1201(1), NSCI1210(2), NSCI1990(1), NURS1000(1), NURS1001(4), NURS1990(1), NURS2010(1), NURS2700(9), NURS2720(4), NURS2750(2), NURS2800(7), NURS2820(3), NURS2850(2), NURS2900(7), NURS2920(2), NURS2950(3), PHIL1010(3), PHIL1020(3), PHIL1030(3), PHIL1040(3), PHIL1050(3), PHIL1060(3), PHIL1070(3), PHIL1110(3), PHIL1200(3), PHIL1210(3), PHIL1220(3), PHIL1990(1), PHYS1000(4), PHYS1030(4), PHYS1050(4), PHYS1060(3), PHYS1061(1), PHYS1070(3), PHYS1071(1), PHYS1120(4), PHYS1140(3), PHYS1201(5), PHYS1202(5), PHYS1220(2), PHYS1231(4),PHYS1232(4), PHYS1601(5), PHYS1602(5), PHYS1990(1), PLA1010(2), PLA1020(1), PLA1025(0), PLEG1111(3), PLEG1210(2), PLEG1330(3), PLEG1411(3), PLEG1412(3), PLEG1430(1), PLEG1510(2), PLEG1990(3), PLEG2211(3), PLEG2212(3), PLEG2310(3), PLEG2430(3), PLEG2510(3), PLEG2620(3), PLEG2710(3), PLEG2810(1), PLEG2930(3), POLS1100(3), POLS1140(3), POLS1600(3), POLS1700(3), POLS1990(1), POLS2130(3), PSYC1150(3), PSYC1160(4), PSYC1165(3), PSYC1170(3), PSYC1210(3), PSYC1220(3), PSYC1250(4), PSYC1990(1), PSYC2000(4), PSYC2110(3), PSYC2320(3), PSYC2330(3), PSYC2340(3), PSYC2350(3), SOC1110(3), SOC1130(3), SOC1210(3), SOC1710(3), SOC1720(3), SOC1730(3), SOC1750(3), SOC1990(1), SOC2110(3), SOC2210(3), SOC2220(3), SOC2730(3), SOC2740(3), SOC2800(2), SPAN1030(3), SPAN1050(3), SPAN1101(5), SPAN1102(5), SPAN1390(1), SPAN1990(1), SPAN2201(5), SPAN2202(5), TFT1110(1), TFT1200(3), TFT1210(3), TFT1250(3), TFT1260(3), TFT1270(3), TFT1280(3), TFT1290(3), TFT1310(3), TFT1320(3), TFT1350(3), TFT1450(3), TFT1500(3), TFT1510(3), TFT1520(3), TFT1531(3), TFT1532(3), TFT1540(3), TFT1600(1), TFT1610(1), TFT1710(3), TFT1990(1), TFT2010(3), TFT2110(3), TFT2150(3), TFT2500(3), TFT2550(3), TFT2950(1)
     
    NHCC Residency and GPA
    CoursesTitlesCourse OutlinesGoal AreasCredits
    15 Credits must be earned at NHCC: 2.00 Overall GPA for NHCC Courses
     
                                   Total Credits Required60

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  • Transfer Information

    ​If you are planning on transferring to another institution, follow the guidelines available on our transfer resources web page to help you plan the process: Transfer Information

  • Degree Information

    The Associate of Arts (A.A.) is awarded for successful completion of 60 credits and is designed to constitute the first two years of a liberal arts bachelor degree program. An A.A. degree includes the entire 40 credit Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) as the general education requirement. Students may also choose to concentrate in a particular field of study in preparation for a planned major or professional emphasis at a fouryear college by following the premajor requirement of the desired transfer institution in addition to the MnTC and A.A. requirements.

    A student shall:

    • Earn a minimum of 60 semester credits.
    • Earn a grade point average of 2.00 (C) or higher in courses taken at North Hennepin Community College.
    • Earn a minimum of 20 semester credits of the 60 semester credits required for the A.A. Degree at NHCC.
    • Complete the general education distribution requirement listed in the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum. The student shall select general education (MnTC) courses numbered 1000 or above to complete a minimum of 40 credits.
    • Have four years in which to complete their work under the terms of the catalog in effect at the time of their first enrollment.
    • Students taking more than four years to complete their graduation requirements may follow any catalog in effect during the fouryear period preceding their date of graduation.

    Required A.A. Degree Course Distribution:

    • Complete 40 credits in the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum satisfying the requirements for each of the 10 goal areas.
    • Complete at least 2 credits for the Wellness requirement from either Health (all courses) or Physical Education (all courses).

    If the student intends to transfer, he/she is encouraged to work with an advisor to fulfill requirements for transfer to the other institution.

    Completion of an A.A. degree fulfills the Goal Area 2 requirement of the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC).

    Developmental CoursesSome students may need preparatory course(s) in Math and/or English. Courses numbered below 1000 will not apply toward a degree.

    Equal Opportunity Employer and Disability Access InformationNorth Hennepin Community College is a member of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system and an equal opportunity employer and educator. This document is available in alternative formats to individuals with disabilities by calling 7634930555 or through the Minnesota Relay Service at 18006273529.


  • Accreditation

    North Hennepin Community College is accredited by the:
    Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
    30 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 2400
    Chicago, IL 60602-2504
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