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Degree Requirements

(In addition to the UNIVERSITY CORE REQUIREMENTS & COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS REQUIREMENTS) See Liberal Arts Degree Plans

MAJOR: WOMENʼS & GENDER STUDIES (30 HOURS, INCLUDING 18 UPPER-DIVISION & 18 IN RESIDENCE)

  • 3 hours from list of approved Research Methods courses:** (WGS 356 - Spring 2011 or Fall 2011 is strongly recommended)
  • WGS 301 Introductory Topics in Womenʼs & Gender Studies
  • 6 hours in WGS 340 Cross-Cultural Topics in Womenʼs & Gender Studies
  • 3 hours of approved WGS courses in Feminist Theory:**
  • 3 hours from: WGS 379L Internship in Womenʼs & Gender Studies OR WGS 360 Research and Thesis in Womenʼs & Gender Studies
  • WGS 379S Senior Seminar (Will be offered Fall 2010, Spring 2012)
  • 9 hours of additional WGS (at least 6 hours upper-division)*
  • MINOR: 12 hours (including 6 hours upper-division and 6 hours in residence) in any one other field of study at the university.

** A list of courses that satisfy this requirement is available online here.

*It is recommended that six hours from the major be taken in WGS courses outside of Liberal Arts

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