Feb 25, 2021  
2016-2017 Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

Options for the Transfer Studies Degree


Concentration Option


 

To assure a level of competency in this program, a minimum of 12 credit hours must be in a single discipline. The three letters used in a course designation (e.g. BIO, ENG, GSS) indicate the discipline to which it belongs. Physical activities courses may not be counted toward an option in physical education.

Communications Option


 

Students wishing to study in the related fields of Communications, Mass Communications, or Journalism should elect a combination of four three-credit courses with the COM designator. It is strongly recommended that students consult with their transfer institution to determine which courses are most suitable for their particular program of study.

Economics Option


 

This option is for students who wish to major in economics before transferring.

 

Required courses

 

MAT Electives 11-17 credits

Note: If MAT 141  is taken, it is recommended to take MAT 142  and MAT 191  and MAT 192  or MAT 230 . If MAT 151  is taken, it is recommended to take MAT 191  and MAT 192  or MAT 230  plus additional MAT electives with the approval of an advisor.

Gender and Sexuality Studies Option


 

Gender and Sexuality Studies is a multidisciplinary program offering courses that:

  • focus on the significance of gender in all areas of people’s lives
  • examine how cultural concepts of femininity, masculinity and sexuality are shaped by gender socialization and bias
  • highlight the experiences and achievements of women
  • analyze the ways that race, class, disability and sexual orientation intersect with gender.

Students wishing to concentrate in gender and sexuality studies should select four GSS courses.

Psychology Option


 

This option is for students who wish to major in psychology after transferring.

 

Required course

 

Choose any three additional psychology courses. Although any psychology course may be used to satisfy this requirement, it is strongly recommended that at least two of them be chosen from the following list:

Due to a variety of transfer requirements at four-year schools, students should consult with an academic advisor or with their transfer school before finalizing their choice of courses.

Sports Studies Option


 

Sports Studies is a multidisciplinary program offering courses that:

  • Assess the peer-reviewed research in the field of sports;
  • Address sports in the context of race, ethnicity, gender, age and class;
  • Examines sports within a larger social and geopolitical context.
 

Required course

 

Elective courses

Select three of the following courses:

Due to a variety of transfer requirements at four-year schools, students should consult with an academic adviser, the program director of the option or with their transfer school before finalizing their choice of courses.