Requirements

Requirements for the Major in Gender and Women's Studies

Hours
Courses
12

GWS 201, Race, Gender and Power

GWS 202, Sexualities

GWS 350, Feminist & Gender Theory  OR GWS 370, Queer Theory

GWS 498, Senior Seminar

15
Additional Coursework

Choose 15 hours from Approved Additional Courses.  No more than 3 hours at the 100 or 200 level.

6
Electives

6 hours of GWS courses, no more than 3 hours at the 100 or 200 level.

33
Total Required Hours

*At least one course must be transnational or non-U.S issues. Consult the GWS advisor for approved courses.

Students may, with the approval of the GWS advisor, use 3 hours of independent study credit and 3-4 hours of study abroad credit to fulfill the requirements of the GWS major.