First Year (Freshman)

Fall Semester (Oakton Community College)

  • HUM 140 (Introduction to Women's & Gender Studies) 3 credits
  • HUM 142 (Women & Creativity) 3 credits
  • PLH 205 (World Religions) 3 credits
  • EGL 101 (Composition I) 3 credits
  • SPE 103 (Effective Speech) 3 credits

Spring Semester (Oakton Community College)

  • HUM 141 (Introduction to LGBTQ Studies) 3 credits
  • SOC 103 (Social Problems) 3 credits
  • BIO 106 (Environmental Biology) 3-4 credits
  • EGL 102 (Composition II) 3 credits
  • ART 105 (Introductory Applied Art Course) 3 credits

Second Year (Sophomore)

Fall Semester (Oakton Community College)

  • EGL 132 (Gender, Identity & Literature) 3 credits
  • SOC 210 (Social Problems) 3 credits
  • PSY 108 (Psychology of Personal Growth) 3 credits
  • MAT 125 (General Education Mathematics) 3-4 credits
  • Foreign Language (French, Spanish or German) 3-4 credits

Spring Semester (Oakton Community College)

  • BIO 110 (Sex & Gender Basis of Life, Wellness and Disease) 3-4 credits
  • Philosophy or Humanities 3 credits
  • Social & Behavioral Science 3 credits
  • Elective 3 credits
  • Action Project 1 credit

Third Year (Junior)

Fall Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • TRS 101* (Transfer Success Course), 1 credit
  • WG 3XX (300 level WGS Elective) 3 credits
  • Elective 3 credits
  • Elective 3 credits
  • Elective 3 credits

Spring Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • WGS 3XX (300 level WGS Elective) 3 credits
  • Elective 3 credits
  • Elective 3 credits
  • Elective 3 credits
  • Elective 3 credits

Fourth Year (Senior)

Fall Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • WGS 3XX (Choose from: WGS 306, 352 or 399+) 3 credits
  • Elective 3 credits
  • Elective 3 credits
  • Elective 3 credits
  • Elective 3 credits

Spring Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • WGS 3XX (Choose from: WGS 306, 352 or 399+) 3 credits
  • Elective 3 credits
  • Elective 3 credits
  • Elective 3 credits
  • Elective 3 credits

~=Grade of C or better required

+=These courses satisfy the Roosevelt CORE Experiential Learning Course

*TRS 101 - Transfer Success Course (waived with transfer of 90 credit hours or more)

^Roosevelt offers a variety of 300 level elective courses in WGS on a rotating basis; recent topics include: Fashion-The Politics of Style, The Body: Agency, Pain, Desire and What is a Family?

Note: A total of 69 credit hours must be completed outside of the major discipline (this total includes elective credit hours that the student transfers in from Oakton Community College).  Students must complete their final 30 credit hours (out of a total of 120 credit hours, including transfer credits) at Roosevelt University.

Please note that with the transfer of an AA or AS degree all Roosevelt University general education core requirements are completed unless a pre-requisite general education course is needed for the major.