Aug 05, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (B.A. or B.S.)


The Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality offers a broad array of courses regularly taught by joint appointment faculty, Graduate Assistants, and staff. The Center offers undergraduate programs, including a major in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, a certificate and a minor in Women’s and Gender Studies, and a certificate and a minor in LGBTQ+ Studies. Students may double-minor in both WGST and LGBTQ+ Studies. Grounded in social movements and reaching toward more just and equitable futures, the field of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies empowers students to become deeply informed agents of personal and collective transformation. 

Requirements in Department (19)


Requirements outside Department (B.A., 15-27; B.S., 25-30)


For the B.A. degree
Fulfillment of B.A. foreign language requirement (0-12)
(See “Foreign Language Requirement for the B.A. Degree”) 

For the B.S. degree
Mathematics/laboratory science sequence (10-15)
(See “College Requirement for the B.S. Degree”) 

Electives (15)


Students choose 15 credit hours of electives from the following list

Special Requirement (12-28)


Students must also fulfill the requirements of a minor, which must be selected in consultation with a department advisor.

Total Hours for Major in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies 46-74 (B.A.) OR 56-77 (B.S.)


with NO Foundational Studies and NO Knowledge Domain General Education requirements.

Foundational Studies (0-12)


Writing Requirement (0-6 hours)
100-level Rhetoric and Composition (0-3 hours)
200-level Writing in the Domains (3 hours)
Oral Communication Requirement (0-3 hours)
Quantitative Literacy Requirements (0-3 hours)

Knowledge Domain Requirements (21)


Creativity and Critical Analysis (6 hours)
Select any two courses from the list of courses in the Creativity and Critical Analysis knowledge domain listed in the catalog.

Nature and Technology (6 hours)
Select any two courses from the list of courses in the Nature and Technology knowledge domain listed in the catalog.

Society and Culture (6 hours)
Select any two courses from the list of courses in the Society and Culture knowledge domain listed in the catalog.

Elective from any knowledge domain (3 hours)
Select any course from the list of all Knowledge Domain courses in the in the catalog.

Electives


In consultation with catalog requirements, students would take electives or pursue additional certificates, minors, and/or majors to reach the graduation requirement of 120 hours.

Total Hours for a Major in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies: 67-107 (B.A.); 77- 110 (B.S.)


including Foundational Studies and Knowledge Domain General Education requirements.