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Women's Studies Associate in Arts Degree

Fresno City College
Program overview
2 years
Associate's degree
Scholarships available
English
Start dates
Fresno
Fall 2021

Fresno
Spring 2021

Program description

Women's Studies Associate in Arts Degree

Fresno City College is the only college in the San Joaquin Valley to offer an AA in Women's Studies. Women's Studies offers a broad interdisciplinary approach to the study of women in society including their contrasting roles circumscribed by their culture and social institutions. It also provides an academic background helpful to those planning careers in law, business, education, and medicine.

This is a transfer program designed to inform students of the historical and contemporary issues affecting women’s lives. Women’s Studies offers a broad interdisciplinary approach to the study of women in society including their contrasting roles circumscribed by their culture and social institutions, their opportunities for self expression, achievement and self actualization, their relationships with parents, peers, intimates and children, and their concern for survival in a violent-prone society

Admission requirements

International Students and Scholars Admission Requirements

To determine whether you are eligible for admission to our Fresno City College International Program, please review the following Admission Requirements, and submit the completed checklist with your other application materials:

  • Student must be 18 years old prior to the start of the semester
  • Affidavit of Support Form
  • Cost of Attendance Acknowledgement Form
  • Financial Documents
  • TOEFL or IELTS Exam Results – Waived if student Graduated from a U.S. High School and/or if English is an official language of home country
    • TOEFL Score Requirement Score of 500 Paper Based Test (PBT) or 61 Internet Based Test (iBT) required from students applying from their home country. If a student attended and completed an English Language Training Program in the U.S. we will consider accepting a score of 460 PBT or 48 iBT. Transcripts will be required from English Training Program for review.
    • IELTS Score Requirement Overall Band Score of 5.5 required from students applying from home country with at least 5.0 in each subsection (Listening, reading, Writing, and Speaking). If a student attended and completed an English Language Training Program in the U.S. we will consider accepting an Overall Band Score of 5.0. Transcripts will be required from English Training Program for review.
  • High School Graduation Requirement Official Graduation Certificate/Diploma, transcripts, and/or equivalent evidence of graduation from a Secondary School or its equivalent are required. If records are not in English, certified translation must be furnished.

For more information about admission requirement, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Required Core Courses

  • Changing Roles of Women
  • Assertiveness Training

Course Options: Select a minimum of 15 units

  • American Pluralism: A Search for Common Ground in a Multicultural Society
  • Sociology of Rape
  • Domestic Violence: Abuse within the Family
  • History of American Women
  • La Chicana and Latina
  • Asian-American Women
  • Women’s Literature
  • African-American Women’s Studies
  • Women’s Nutrition
  • Women in Management
  • Introduction to Lesbian and Gay Studies

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

International and Out-of-State student fees for spring 2021 : $3480.00 per 12 credit units

For more information about tuition fees, please visit the university website.

Qualification

Student Learning Outcomes:


  1. Evaluate the role of women and gender relationships in various cross-and inter-cultural contexts.
  2. Analyze the study of the intersections and complications of class, race, age, ethnicity, nationality, health/disability, and sexual identity as fundamental categories of social and cultural analysis.
  3. Engage in in-depth examination of one aspect of women’s experience learned through (for example) a literary genre, a time period, a geographic region, or focus on a very narrow topic.
  4. Connect ideas and concepts from various fields about oppression and patriarchy as these affect women to common themes or topics.
  5. Evaluate the roles of women in society from a historical and sociological perspectives.

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Fresno City College

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Fresno City College

1101 E University Avenue
93741 Fresno California
United States of America

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www.fresnocitycollege.edu

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