California State University, Long Beach
Policy Statement
96-15
May 1996


Bachelor of Arts in Women's Studies (2-8450)

This program was recommended by the Academic Senate on March 16, 1995,
received concurrence from the President on March 28, 1995
and was approved by the Chancellor's Office on July 16, 1996.


Requirements
A total of 45 units will be required for the Women's Studies major to include: 6 lower division units to include W/ST 101 and 102; 39 upper division units distributed among the following categories:

Core Requirements

Theory and Methodology
Nine units to include W/ST 300, 415; and one of the following: W/ST 314, 365I, 382, 405; HIST 402;

U.S. and Global Ethnic/Gender Diversity
Six units chosen from the following: W/ST 315, 319 (or ASAM, AMST, AIS, B/ST, C/LA 319), 341; C/LA 320; W/ST 370, 401I, 406; SOC 445; or POSC 323. Women's History (3 units), chosen from W/ST 485A or HIST 485A; W/ST 485B or HIST 485B; W/ST 406, 428. Women's Studies Capstone/Seminar (3 units), W/ST 495. Internship (3 units) W/ST 498.

Electives
15 units of electives to include: 9 units from one of the following clusters and 6 units from the approved elective list:

Clusters:
Feminist Aesthetics
W/ST 314, 316 (AMST, FEA), 319 (ASAM, B/ST, AIS, C/LA), 354; C/LA 320, 415, 350, 356, 365I, 370; ENGL 382, 401I, 405, 406 (HIST, A/ST), 410, 420, 425, 430, 432, 475 (ANTH), 490 (ANTH), 494, 495; PSY 230, 350, 351, 354; ANTH 413; SPCH 412, 442; ENGL 384, 484; PHIL 354.

Social Change and Social Policy
W/ST 307, 308, 314, 316, (FEA), 319 (ASAM, B/ST, AIS, C/LA) 325, 338I (KPE), 350, 356, 370, 401I, 402, 405, 406 (HIST, A/ST) 410, 420, 425, 428, 430, 432, 440, 475, 485A (HIST, AMST), 485B (HIST, AMST), 490, 494, 495; PSY 200, 210, 230, 350, 351, 354; ANTH 202, 305I, 307I, 351, 413; JOUR 120; SPCH 411, 412, 442, 451; HDEV 320, 357I; HIST 307I; GEOG 307I; SOC 142, 327, 445, 450, 454, 455; ASAM 341; OCST 417I; NSCI 373, FIN 309I.

Human Diversity in Global Perspective
W/ST 307, 310 (B/ST), 314, 315, 319 (ASAM, B/ST, AIS, C/LA, AMST), 320 (C/LA), 325 (SOC), 338I (KPE), 356, 370, 381 (ASAM, HIST) 401I, 402, 405, 406 (HIST, A/ST), 410, 420, 425, 428, 430, 432, 440, 475 (ANTH), 485A (HIST, AMST), 485B (HIST, AMST) 490 (ANTH), 494, 495, PSY 200, 210, 230, 350, 351, 354; ANTH 202, 305I, 307I, 351, 413; HIST 307I; GEOG 307I; JOUR 120; SPCH 411, 412, 413, 451; SOC 142, 445, 450, 454, 455; ASAM 381; OCST 417I; NSCI 373; POSC 220; C/LA 317I, 318I.
NOTE: Courses cross-listed with any of the above courses are accepted as substitutes.
For all Clusters: Variable or Special topics courses such as ENGL 490, 469, 479, 490, 498, C/LT 403, 404, SPAN 490, ASAM 490, AIS 490, CHLS 490, HIST 490, PHIL 490, MUS 490, BIOL 495, 496, can be accepted as electives when their content falls within the scope of the discipline of women's studies and the selected cluster, upon approval of the Women's Studies undergraduate advisor.

List of Approved Electives:
W/ST 300, 307, 308, 310 (B/ST), 314, 315, 316 (FEA), 319 (AMST, AIS, B/ST, C/LA, CHLS), 338I (KPE), 350, 354 (PHIL), 356, 365I, 370, 381, 382 (ENGL),401I, 402, 405, 406 (HIST, A/ST), 410, 415, 420, 425, 428, 430, 432, 440, 475 (ANTH), 485A (HIST, AMST), 485B (HIST, AMST), 490 (ANTH 475), 494, 495; ASAM 341; ANTH 202, 305I, 307I, 351, 413; GEOG 307I; HIST 303, 307I, 309I, 402, 484; HDEV 320, 357I; JOUR 120; PSY 200, 210, 230, 354; SPCH 411, 412, 451; SOC 142, 327, 445, 450, 454, 455.

Note: Special and variable topics courses may also constitute approved electives when they have a women's studies content. Students should consult with the Women's Studies advisor.



EFFECTIVE: Spring 1996



Code: 8450
College: 28
Career: UG
IPEDS (Major) ERSS: 49991
IPEDS (Degree) ERSD: 49991