GWST Certificate

Completing a Gender and Women’s Studies Certificate

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To earn the certificate in Gender and Women’s Studies, students must complete 24 credits of Gender and Women’s Studies coursework, divided as follows:

CORE COURSES (12 credits)
Course Number Course Name

Semester offered

GEP

GWST 100 Introduction to Gender and Women’s Studies

SS

GWST 200 Studies in Feminist Activism

Spring Only

SS

GWST 300 Methodologies of Gender and Women’s Studies

Fall Only

WI

GWST 480 Theories of Feminism

Fall Only

 

WOMEN’S HISTORY COURSES (3 credits)
Course Number(s) Course Name

RoE

GEP

GWST/HIST 325 History of Women in America to 1870

SS

GWST/HIST 326 History of Women in America Since 1870

SS

GWST 327/AFST 354/HIST 323 African-American Women’s History

RoE

SS

GWST 330/ANCS 320 Women and Gender in the Classical World

AH or C

GWST/HIST 374 European Women’s History 1200-1750

SS or C

GWST/HIST 375 European Women’s History 1750-1914

SS or C

GWST/HIST 376 European Women’s History 1914-Present

SS or C

GWST/HIST 380 History of Women and Gender in Asia

RoE

C

 

ELECTIVE CREDITS (9 credits)

Nine credits of elective Gender and Women’s Studies courses, including at least two courses that specifically address the range of women’s experiences (RoE), for example through a focus on international women, ethnicity, sexual orientation and/or class. Students who wish to pursue GWST in even more depth than the certificate permits should consider pursuing the B.A.

 

NOTES

  • A “C” or better is required in all courses applied toward the certificate.
  • A maximum of three (3) GWST independent study credits may be counted toward the certificate.