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Women's and Gender Studies (BA)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2009 - Spring 2010 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Bachelor of Arts in Women’s and Gender Studies

Major: WGST

Degree: BA

Unit: College of Arts and Sciences (AS)

Department: Women's and Gender Studies

Note: Admission to the major requires a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 and a minimum grade point average of 2.0 on courses in the major.

Completion of this degree requires work to be submitted for the department’s Learning Outcomes Measurement. For details, contact the department.

General Education

All degrees require the completion of the University-wide General Education Program; see the General Education requirements and the courses that fulfill them. Some General Education requirements may be met in the requirements for the major or supporting coursework, in which case additional electives may be required to complete the minimum hours for the degree.

Type

Hours
General Education 34
Minimum Total 34

Arts & Sciences Programmatic Requirements

Type

Hours
General 101: A&S Orientation 1
9 hours of electives in HUM or NS, 300+ (incorporated into supporting courses requirement)  
Foreign Language 12
WR (incorporated into other degree requirements)  

Women’s and Gender Studies core courses

Type

Hours
Women's and Gender Studies 2012 3
Women's and Gender Studies 401 3
Women's and Gender Studies 5003 or 5013 3
Women's and Gender Studies Humanities electives  

Choose 3, of which one must be at the 400+ level: Women's and Gender Studies 2032, 2072, 3032, 3202, 325, 326, 340, 3422 3, 3452, 346, 3602, 3733, 3803,2, 381, 3952, 520, 5223, 560, 5713, 582

9
Women's and Gender Studies Social Science electives  
Choose 3, of which one must be at the 400+ level: Women's and Gender Studies 300, 312, 313, 324, 3312, 3323, 3332, 343, 3472, 3483, 349, 355, 364, 394, 411, 414, 415, 512, 513, 530, 5313, 5323, 5333, 538, 5403, 5433, 5563, 558 9

Elective in Women/Gender and Race:

     Women's and Gender Studies 3422,3, 3433, 346, 3472, 3482, 349, 3802, 3, 513, 5403, 5433, 545, 582 (select one)

 

3

Elective in Women/Gender and History:

     WGST 3312, 3323, 3332, 513, 530, 5313, 5323, 5333, 545, 584 (select one)

 

3

Elective in Women's and Gender Studies at the 300-level or above 
Total   36
Supporting courses (choose one set)  
  1. Minor in SSC discipline (18-21 hours) with electives at 300+in HUM or NS (9 hours)
  2. Minor in NS discipline (18-22 hours) with electives at 300+in SSC or HUM (9 hours)
  3. Minor in HUM discipline (18-24 hours) with electives at 300+ in SSC or NS (9 hours)
27-33
Minimum electives 5-11
Minimum Total 121

 

1 Consult your WGS advisor about how topics and independent study courses count in your major (WGST 390, 391, 3923, 3933, 396, 3973, 398, 3993, 490, 491, 4923, 4933, 4983, 4993, 589, 590, 591, 5923, 593, 5943).

2 Fulfills General Education requirement.

3 Fulfills WR requirement.

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