Simone De Beauvoir Institute and Women's Studies
Are you interested in questions of gender and women's rights? The Simone de Beauvoir Institute offers a variety of exciting courses which explore the historical and contemporary aspects of women’s oppression and resistance.
Specialization in Women's Studies — 60 credits
The specialization is the best option for students interested in graduate-level women's studies.
Major in Women's Studies — 42 credits
A Major in Women's Studies will appeal to students who are passionate about feminism, and who would like to devote themselves to studying its history, theory and political action.
Minor in Women's Studies — 30 credits
Combined with a major in another field, a Minor in Women's Studies offers students new and critical ways to think about knowledge. Many students doing a major in departments such as History, English, Communication Studies, or Studio Arts have elected to do a Minor in Women's Studies.
Certificate in Women's Studies — 30 credits
The certificate is for students who already have a BA degree and would like to pursue Women's Studies.
Sample courses include:
Feminisms and Research Methods, Black Women’s Culture, Feminist Thought I & II, Lesbian Issues and Realities, Feminist Perspectives on Culture, Feminist Ethics, Introduction to Contemporary Concerns in Women’s Studies
Minimum cut-off averages, admission statistics and program requirements.
- Women's Studies (BA - Specialization/Major/Minor) requirements
- Women's Studies (Certificate) requirements
Social work, law, international development, and community organization.
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