Women's & Gender Studies Transfer Guide

  • Normandale AA Emphasis Women Studies

    to MSUM Women's & Gender Studies BA

    Quick Facts: College credits applied = 72
    Gen Ed/ LASC goal areas & credits remaining = 0
    Remaining requirements = 60

    MN Transfer Curriculum / Liberal Arts and Sciences Curriculum (LASC)

    With the MnTC and goal areas completed at Normandale, the LASC/ MnTC is completed at MSUM.

    Goal Area Requirement Normandale Courses Goal MSUM Equivalent
    Written/ Oral Communication ENGL 1101 Freshman composition (4 cr) 1 ENG 101 English Composition I
    *COMM 1100 Intro to Human Communication (3 cr) OR 1 COMM 100 Speech Communication OR
    *COMM 1101 Public Speaking (3 cr) OR COMM 100 Speech Communication
    COMM 1111 Interpersonal Comm (3 cr) OR MnTC Goal Area 1
    COMM 1121 Small Group Comm (3 cr) MnTC Goal Area 1
    Requirements for Major Normandale Course Requirements Goal MSUM Equivalent
    Students must obtain a GPA of 2.0 or higher. WMST 1101 Intro to Women’s Studies (3 cr) 5 WS 100 Women Today: Contemporary Women’s Issues
    WMST 1121 Women Across Cultures OR
    ANTH 1121 Women Across Cultures OR
    SOC 1121 Women Across Cultures (3 cr)
    5,8 WS 303 Cross Cultural Gender
    Three Courses from Following:
    BIOL 1125 Sex and Human Diversity (3 cr) OR

    3,7

    MnTC Goal Areas 3, 7
    Recommended:
    *ENGL 1140 Gender & Literature (3 cr) OR

    6

    ENGL 246 Women in Literature*
    HIST 1131 History of the Family: Cross-Cultural Perspective (3 cr) OR 5,8 MnTC Goal Area 5, 8
    Recommended:
    *PSYC 1106 Psychology of Women (3 cr) OR

    7

    PSY 310 Psychology of Women*
    SOC 1115 Sociology of Sex & Gender Roles 5,7 SOC 219 Sociology of Sexual Behavior
    Health Requirement (2 - 3 cr)   Elective
    Exercise Science (1 – 3 cr)   Elective

    *Recommended because these courses fulfill LASC or requirements for the major.

    Requirements Remaining to take at MSUM (60 cr)

    Core Requirements

    • WS 247 Women’s Studies: Perspectives & Intersections (3)
    • WS 324 Feminist Theory (3)
    • WS 412 Seminar in Women’s Studies (3)

    Electives from Major List (9):
    Related Requirements (6 cr required in each area.)
    Recommended courses above may apply.

    Fulfill the requirements in the following areas:

    Arts & Humanities (3-6)
    Number of credits required depends on course choices at Normandale.

    Multicultural Global Perspectives (6)
    WS 420 Feminism in Global Perspective AND
    AMCS 372 Dynamics of Prejudice and Oppression (3) OR
    WS 330 Gender, Justice & Environment (3) OR
    WS 415 Media & Diverse Identities (3)

    Social & Natural Sciences (3)
    Number of credits required depends on course choices at Normandale.

    Restricted Electives (9 cr)