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2017-2018 Graduate Studies Bulletin (Archived Copy) 
    
 
  Sep 15, 2019
 
2017-2018 Graduate Studies Bulletin (Archived Copy) [Archived Catalog]

Women's and Gender Studies, Certificate



The Certificate of Graduate Study in Women’s and Gender Studies is interdisciplinary and requires a total of 18 graduate credits within a six-year period in prescribed and elective courses.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students  will demonstrate the ability to apply feminist theory and methods across the curriculum in their scholarly and/or community work. 
  • Students will  demonstrate understanding of intersectionality and social difference across the curriculum in their scholarly and/or community work. 
  • Students will demonstrate an engagement with their profession and the local and larger community. 

Certificate Requirements (18 Hours)

Core Courses (6 Hours)


All students must take the two core courses.

Electives (9 Hours)


Each student must take at least 9 credits in elective courses chosen from an approved list to meet the student’s own interests.

Seminar (3 Hours)


A final required seminar, WGST 797 , serves as a capstone experience to help integrate the elective courses with the material learned in the introductory core.

Note:


Courses taken as part of another graduate degree program may, if appropriate, be applied also to the certificate program. The Certificate of Graduate Study in Women’s and Gender Studies is awarded upon completion of the student’s approved program of courses.

For more information, contact the women’s studies graduate director at 803-777-4007.