College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences > Academics > Women's and Gender Studies > Undergraduate > Women's and Gender Studies (BA) > Major Requirements

Major Requirements

Major Requirements

Course Requirements

Common Core

Course Title Quarter Hours
WGS 100WOMEN'S LIVES:RACE/CLASS/GENDER (Students are encouraged to take this before taking additional coursework in the major)4
WGS 200WOMEN'S STUDIES IN TRANSNATIONAL CONTEXTS4
WGS 250FEMINIST FRAMEWORKS4
WGS 300FEMINIST THEORIES4
WGS 391METHODS AND SCHOLARSHIP IN WOMEN'S STUDIES4
WGS 395WOMEN'S STUDIES ADVANCED SEMINAR4

Concentration

Students must also complete a four-course concentration. Concentrations include: International Perspectives; Gender, Culture, and the Arts; Gender and Human Development; Social Justice and Public Policy; Theoretical Perspectives; Perspectives on Race and Class; or Individualized.

Major Field Electives

Three additional electives chosen by the student from the list of courses approved for the Women’s and Gender Studies major.

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