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Ethnic, Gender, and Transborder Studies


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 the stories, social movements, diasporas, and achievements of historically marginalized peoples in the United States while attending to transborder and global perspectives.  

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

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes

What can I do with this degree?

Career Options:  After completing a bachelor's degree, seek employment in a variety of fields including teaching, research, journalism, law, government or business

Academic Options:  Continue studies toward a bachelor of arts in Ethnic studies, Gender and Women's studies, or the other related social sciences. 

Program Requirements 2018-2019

Arizona General Education Curriculum Requirements (AGEC-A)

This section lists general education requirements that are not fulfilled by core or support courses.* Select courses to met the I and either the C or G requirement. ** A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

English Composition 6
Humanities and Fine Arts 6
Biological and Physical Sciences 8
Mathematics 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences 6
Subtotal 29

Required Core Courses - A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Courses Credits
Select 5 transferrable courses from the following prefixes***: 

Subtotal 15

Required Support Courses - A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
STU 100
  or STU 106
  or STU 107
College Success and Career Planning
  Making Career Choices
  University Transfer Preparation
STU 210 Transfer Strategies 2
Second Language**** Completion of a language course numbered
202, fourth semester level.
Subtotal 19
Total 63

* Other general education requirements are fulfilled by required core and support courses: Other Requirements - Second Language courses.

** Second Language course numbered 202 fulfills the G requirement (or the C requirement if the language is ASL).  The I and either the C or G requirement should be fulfilled by selecting appropriate courses in the above categories.

*** Courses cross-listed with AIS, GLS, GWS and MAS prefixes may also be applied to meet required core coursework.  Note:  Some core courses may also fulfill AGEC category requirements.  If you complete a core course which "double-dips"  to also meet general education requirements, you will need to complete additional transfer courses to meet the minimum 60 credits required for an associate's degree.

**** (Bilingual or International students should consult an advisor or counselor concerning exceptions to this requirement.) If a student satisfies the language requirement in fewer than 16 credits, additional credit hours of transferable electives must be completed to meet the minimum Associate degree requirement of 60 credit hours.