Interdisciplinary Studies (BA): Women’s and Gender Studies (16IDSBA-16IDSWGS)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ENG 101 Academic Writing & Research H 4 WGS Disciplinary Grouping 11 3
WGS 200 1 3 Literature I 3 3
GEP Math A 3 GEP Social Science D,7 3
Social Science D,7 3 GEP Math A 3
HESF 1** Fitness & Wellness E 1 GEP Health and Exercise Studies E 1
Free Elective 9 3
14 16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
WGS 210 G 3 WGS Disciplinary Grouping 10 3
FLx 201 K,8 3 Literature II 4 3
Social Science 7 3 Philosophy 5,C 3
Natural Science 8 4 Social Sciences 7 3
GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives G 2-3 Natural Science B 3
15-16 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
WGS 300 3 WGS Concentration Area Elective 10 3
Arts & Letters 6 3 History C,1 3
GEP Add. Breadth (MS/NS) F 3 Free Elective 9 9
Free Elective 9 7
16 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
WGS 310 10 3 WGS 492 3
WGS Concentration Area Advanced Req 12 3 WGS Concentration Area Advanced Req 11 3
History II 3 Free Elective 9 9
Free Elective 9 7
16 15

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation *J,K,12 13: 122
Major/College Footnotes
1. History I – One 3-aedit course required from the College-approved History I course list (a 200-level survey course covering a culture significantly different from our own, i.e., ancient or non-Western).
2. History II– One 3-aedit course required from the College-approved History II course list (a 200-level survey course covering our own or a similar culture, i.e., United States or other Western Culture).
3. Literature I – One 3-credit hour course required from the College-approved literature I list (a survey course covering literature outside the U.S. and prior to the 20th century).
4. Literature II One 3-aedit hour course required from the College-approved Literature II list (any course that meets the literature I requirement, or a course in American or Twentieth Century Literature, or an upper division survey course or literature course in a period, genre, or major figure in English, a foreign language in English translation, or the original foreign language).
5. Philosophy -Any PHI course on the approved GEP-Humanities list.
6. Arts and Letters -one 3-aedit hour course is required from the College-approved Arts & Letters course list.
7. Social Sciences -Twelve (12) credit hours required from three different disciplines, six (6) must be on GEP·Social Sciences list.
8. Completion of FL.x 201, or comparable proficiency as demonstrated by examination.
9. Free Electives -Only 12 credit hours of free electives may be taken for credit only (S/U).
10. Area Concentration Requirement
a. The internship course, WGS 310, is required of all students.
b. Disciplinary Groupings -Students select two (2) courses from two (2) different groups:
-Group 1 – COM 332, 467, ENG/WGS 305, 327, 362, 410
-Group 2 – ANT/WGS 444, PS/WGS 306, 418, PSY/WGS 406, SOC/WGS 204, 304, 407
-Group 3 – HI 423, 477, HI/WGS 447, 448, MUS/WGS 360, REL/WGS 472
c. WGS Concentration Area Elective -Students select one (1) course from the following
WGS [add WGSJ220, 224, 293, [add WGS} 330, 370, 393, 493, ANT/WGS 444, COM/WGS 362, ENG/WGS 305, 327, 410, HI/WGS 447, 448, MUS/WGS 360, PS/WGS 306, 418, PSY/WGS 406, REL/WGS 472
11. Area Concentration Advanced Requirement -Six (6) credit hours of area concentration courses at the 400-level are required from the following. Other courses may fulfill this requirement with the approval of the academic advisor.
WGS 493, ANT/WGS 444, ENG/WGS 410, HI/WGS 447, 448, PS/WGS 418, PSY/WGS 406, REL/WGS 472, [add REL/WGSJ 473, SOC/WGS 407, COM 467, HI 412, 423, 477
12. All courses in the departmental requirements must be passed with a grade of C· or better.
13. Minimum major and cumulative GPA of 2.0 required for graduation. 

*General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes
To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied. University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at http://www.ncsu.edu/uap/academic·standards/gep/courselists/index.html.

A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours – one course with MA or ST prefix)
Choose from the University approved GEP Mathematical Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:
B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours -include one laboratory course or course with a lab)
Choose from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:
C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: History 1 and Philosophy requirements
D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as port of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: Social Sciences requirement
E. Physical Education/Healthy Living (2 credit hours -at least one 100-level Fitness and Wellness Course)
Choose from the University approved GEP Physical Education/Heolthy Living course list.
F. Additional Breadth (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)
__ Humanities/Social Sciences/Visual and Performing Arts or X Mathematical Sciences/Natural Sciences/Engineering
G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (S-6 credit hours)
Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list or the following course(s) if completed as port of the Major requirements moy fulfill part or all of this requirement: WGS 210
H. Introduction to Writing (4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better)
The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements:
I. U.S. Diversity (USD)
Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USO) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement: WGS 200
J. Global Knowledge (GK)
Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge {GK) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement:
K. Foreign Language proficiency – Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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