For a Major in Women’s and Gender Studies
Students should plan their course
of study with the undergraduate director as early in their academic careers as possible.
The requirements for the major are:
- WMST V1001 or WMST V3125
- WMST V3311
- WMST V3514
- WMST V3915
- WMST V3521
- A minimum of five courses that focus on women, gender, and/or feminist perspectives. In order to provide the necessary breadth, students must take at least one women's and gender studies course each from the humanities and the social sciences. At least one of these courses must focus on ethnicity and/or race. These courses may be offered by women's and gender studies, or another program or department.
Students should check with the Women's and Gender Studies Office for a list of
- To ensure grounding in a particular methodology,
students must take at least four additional courses in the humanities, social
sciences, or sciences, which need not focus on gender. Students are strongly encouraged to concentrate these courses within a single discipline.
For a Concentration in Women’s and Gender Studies
The same requirements as for the major, with
the exception of the WMST V3521.
Special Concentration for Those Majoring in Another Department
plus five additional approved courses on gender.