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Due to unforeseen circumstances, all members of the Pima Community College (PCC) Governing Board will be attending the Board's March 8, 2023, Regular Meeting remotely. At the discretion of the Board Chair, PCC administrators and others making scheduled presentations to the Board may also be appearing remotely. Tonight's meeting will otherwise be conducted in a hybrid format as previously noticed, and members of the public may still attend in person at PCC's District Office, room C-105. During the "Public Comment-Call to the Audience" portion of tonight's meeting, public comments may still be made either remotely or in person. PCC staff will be on-site in room C-105 to assist members of the public attending in person who wish to address comments to the Board.
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Ethnic, Gender & Transborder Studies Concentration

Associate of Arts

This concentration is currently inactivated and is no longer accepting new students. If you are interested in this area of study, please see the Associate of Arts - Liberal Arts. If you have any questions regarding this program, please see an advisor.
For students currently in the concentration, the requirements are listed below.

How we define ourselves is at the heart of Ethnic, Gender and Transborder Studies. EGTS is about analyzing the numerous, complex ways our identities intersect. It’s about appreciating local and global perspectives, and how history impacts the present.

Through EGTS, you will gain an interdisciplinary perspective of the histories, cultures, socio-economic concerns, politics, and identities of people of color and people of multiple genders and sexualities on their own terms. Explore social movements, diasporas, and achievements of historically marginalized peoples in the U.S.

Ethnic, Gender and Transborder Studies (EGTS) offers courses in:

  • African American Studies (AFA)
  • American Indian Studies (AIS)
  • Gender & Women’s Studies (GWS)
  • Global Studies (GLS)
  • Mexican American Studies (MAS)
  • Sociology

You are a good fit for EGTS if you like to analyze ideas for their strengths and weaknesses, communicate persuasively, and are ready to hear powerful stories and ask hard questions whose answers will result in a greater appreciation of all people.

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes


All Campuses

Contact Information

Division of Humanities & Social Sciences
Dean: 520.206.3375
Information Sessions

Program Advisors

  • For students whose last name begins with the letters A-F or W-Z, call 520.206.3267
  • For students whose last name begins with the letters G-L or T-V call 520.206.7696
  • For students whose last name begins with the letters M-S, call 520.206.6029

Academic Options

Continue studies toward a bachelor’s degree in Ethnic Studies, Gender and Women's Studies; pre-professional disciplines; or other Social Sciences such as Anthropology, History, Political Science or Sociology.

Program/Major/Concentration Codes: AOAALA/ALA1/EGTS

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