Earn a Certificate in Women's and Gender Studies with 15 credits. At least 9 of the 15 credits need to be at the 300-level or above. See the file below for specific course distribution and advising worksheet. 

COURSE DISTRIBUTION FOR WGS CERTIFICATE

Women and Gender Studies Certificate

Requirements


Fifteen credits, including at least nine at the 300 level or above, distributed as follows.

A. Core Courses (3 credits)


One from:

  • WGS 100 - Introduction to Women's Studies (3)
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  • WGS 167 - Race, Gender and Sexuality (3)
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  • PHL 167 - Race, Gender and Sexuality (3)
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  • WGS 474 - Gender and Society (3).
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  • SOC 474 - Gender and Society (3).

B. Focus Courses (6 credits)


  • A course on women of color or non-western women.
     
  • An additional course from:
  • WGS 167 - Race, Gender and Sexuality (3)
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  • PHL 167 - Race, Gender and Sexuality (3)
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  • WGS 216 - Afro/Latino/Caribbean Women Writers (3)
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  • AFA 216 - Afro/Latino/Caribbean Women Writers (3)
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  • WGS 318 - Women Writers of African World (3)
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  • AFA 318 - Women Writers of the African World (3)
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  • CPL 318 - Women Writers of the African World (3)
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  • WGS 359 - The Black Family (3)
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  • AFA 359 - The Black Family (3)
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  • SOC 359 - The Black Family (3)
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  • WGS 376 - Sex, Work and International Capital (3).
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  • ANT 376 - Sex, Work, and International Capital (3).
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  • INT 376 - Sex, Work and International Capital (3).
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  • SOC 376 - Sex, Work and International Capital (3).
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  • WGS 378 - Sex and Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective (3).
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  • ANT 378 - Sex and Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective (3).
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  • WGS 380 - Women in the African Experience (3)
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  • AFA 380 - Women in the African Experience (3)
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  • Additional courses approved by the WGS Director.

C. Elective Courses (9 credits)


  • Nine additional credits in WGS or WGS-crosslisted courses.

Note


The Certificate will be noted on the transcript only when completed in conjunction with a bachelor’s degree.



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