Womens Studies- Certificate
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This certificate program is available to master's and doctoral candidates in any field of study across the university. Its purpose is to enhance a disciplinary graduate degree with specialization in Women's Studies. Using a multidisciplinary approach, students explore the influence of gender and other social differences on production and dissemination of knowledge within disciplines. The program provides intensive study of a variety of feminist theories and methodologies. Courses stress interaction between theory and practice and connections between academic work and public life.
Certificate Program Requirements
(12-14 semester hours)
Core Requirements (6 semester hours)
WMS 601 Introduction to Women's Studies (3)
WMS 602 Feminist Theory and Methodology (3)
Electives (6-8 semester hours)
Two 500-level or above courses (3-4 semester hours each) taught from a feminist perspective, including one in your major field and one in another discipline, selected with your WMS adviser.
Planned with and approved by your WMS adviser; includes presentation.