Associate Degree with Women's Studies Emphasis

15 credits

Offered at: UW-Baraboo/Sauk County, UW-Barron County, UW-Fond du Lac, UW-Fox Valley, UW-Marinette, UW-Marathon County, UW-Rock County, UW-Sheboygan, UW-Washington County and UW-Waukesha

Students seeking an Associate of Arts and Science Degree (AAS) with an emphasis must successfully complete the AAS requirements and the specific emphasis requirements.

Course# Course Credits
Required Courses - Select 1 course from the list below - 3 credits
GSW 101 Introduction to Women's Studies 3
GSW 102 Women's Voices, Women's Lives 3
Elective Courses - Student/Advisor choice, 12 credits
Select at least 1 course from the following list of Humanities and Fine Arts courses
GSW 202 Feminist Philosophy 3
GSW 203 Women in Popular Culture 3
GSW 247 Latin American and Latina Women 3
GSW 279 Women in Literature 3
GSW 295 Women in the Arts 3
Select at least 1 course from the following list of Social Sciences courses.
GSW 205 Women, Religion and Spirituality 3
GSW 208 Psychology of Gender (PSY 208) 3
GSW 210 Women's Health and Sexuality in Society 3
GSW 218 Women and Sport (PED 218) 3
GSW 231 Sex, Power and Public Policy (POL 231) 3
GSW 238 Sociological Perspectives on Gender Roles (SOC 238) 3
GSW 250 Women in Cross-Cultural Perspective (ANT 250) 3
GSW 260 Women and Science 3
GSW 265 Women and Education 3
GSW 270 Women in Business 3
GSW 280 Women in American History (HIS 279) 3
Additional Courses - (credits may be taken from these categories)
GSW 130 Biology of Women (BIO 130) 3
GSW 291 Selected Topics in Women's Studies 1-3
GSW 299 Independent Study in Women's Studies 1-3

Selected Courses (credits may be taken from this category)
Courses in any department offered on a one-time basis with the Women's Studies designation. For example, ENG 190: Special Topics with a focus on Feminist Nonfiction or BUS 297: Special Topics with a focus on Women in Business.

For complete details on an Associate Degree with Emphasis, please contact your campus Solution Center/Student Affairs Office.


*WOM to GSW effective Fall 2015; updated 8-4-2015