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.
- 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.
Applicants will need to submit a completed application together with official transcripts; a CV or resumé; two letters of recommendation; a Statement of Intent explaining their interest in Women’s and Gender Studies and how it relates to their future plans; and a sample of your own scholarly writing, preferably on a Women’s and Gender Studies topic. For more information, contact the Women’s and Gender Studies Program.
Certificate Requirements (18 Hours)
Required Courses (9 Hours)
|WGST 701||Feminist Theories and Epistemologies||3|
|WGST 797||Seminar in Women's Studies||3|
|WGST or cross-listed course||3|
|Total Credit Hours||9|
Electives (9 Hours)
Each student must take at least 9 credits in advisor-approved elective courses.
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.