MULTICULTURAL AND GENDER STUDIES

MCGS Majors

The course catalog will show shared requirements first and then go through the course listings for one option, and then the other. Keep in mind requirements for both majors are the same, the specialized course listings for each option are under their respective headings!

The Bachelor of Arts in Multicultural and Gender Studies has two options to choose from:
Multicultural and Gender Studies General Option

2018-2019 Catalog

The BA in Multicultural and Gender Studies provides an interdisciplinary approach to cultural analysis within and across cultural groups in the United States, with emphasis on the role of class, race, and gender in shaping cultural identities. The general option in Multicultural and Gender Studies includes work in the theory and practice of cultural analysis; cross-cultural and interethnic study; the study of the role of gender in culture; and close analysis of a particular ethnic group through courses in one of the MCGS minors.

Multicultural and Gender Studies Women's Studies Option

2018-2019 Catalog

The BA in Multicultural and Gender Studies provides an interdisciplinary approach to cultural analysis within and across cultural groups in the United States, with an emphasis on the role of class, race, and gender in shaping cultural identities. The Women's Studies Option is based on a core multicultural and gender studies courses but is focused on women and feminist analysis.

Intersectional Chicanx & Latinx Studies (Coming Fall of 2019)

The BA Intersectional Chicanx & Latinx Studies will be offered Fall of 2019. It is an in depth and interdisciplinary analysis of United States Latinx communities in all their diversity, now comprising 17% of national population and almost 40% of California residents.Learn about the strong cultural/political heritage, leading social change, and serving the needs of Latinx.