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Gender Studies offers Primary Major

April 30, 2013 • Categories: Alumni and Students

Gender Studies offers students a primary major, supplementary major and a minor.  In the primary major and supplementary major, students choose a concentration in Arts and Culture, Religion and Family, or Gender and Society.  These concentrations allow students to focus their study of Gender to prepare them for their senior capstone project - Senior Thesis, Senior Seminar or Capstone Essay.

Primary Major - 10 courses, 30 credit hours

  • Must take 2 required courses: Introduction to Gender Studies and Perspectives on Gender: Theory and Practice
  • Must complete 1 senior capstone project in student’s area of concentration: Senior Seminar or Senior Thesis
  • Seven (7) electives:
    • Must take at least 4 courses in one of the following concentrations: Arts and Culture, or Religion and Family, or Gender and Society
    • At least 2 courses must be at 40000 level or higher
    • At least 1 course must fulfill diversity requirement (GSDI attribute)

Supplementary Major - 8 courses, 24 credit hours

  • Must take 2 required courses: Introduction to Gender Studies and Perspectives on Gender: Theory and Practice
  • Must complete 1 senior capstone project in student’s area of concentration: Senior Seminar or Capstone Essay
  • Five (5) electives:
    • Must take at least 3 courses in one of the following concentrations: Arts and Culture, or Religion and Family, or Gender and Society
    • At least 1 course must be at 40000 level or higher
    • At least 1 course must fulfill diversity requirement (GSDI attribute)

 Minor - 5 courses, 15 credit hours

  • Must take 2 required courses: Introduction to Gender Studies and Perspectives on Gender: Theory and Practice
  • Three (3) electives

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