Women and Gender Studies (Certificate)

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The certificate program in women and gender studies, examines the changing political, social, economic and cultural realities of racial and ethnic and indigenous communities in the United States and the Americas. 

The certificate program in women and gender studies examines the changing political, social, economic and cultural realities of racial, ethnic and indigenous communities in the United States and the Americas. The program combines interdisciplinary topics and methods to critically analyze, unpack and address how relations of gender are embedded in and connected to social, political and cultural transformations. The intellectual core draws from theories, methods and teachings in women and gender studies while engaging complementary fields of social justice, cultural studies, sexuality studies, queer studies, literature, history, sociology, psychology, oral history, ethnicity, race and indigenous studies, and transnational studies. This certificate will prepare students for graduate study or a variety of fields including business, health care, criminal justice, social services, education, public relations, nonprofits, community development, public policy and government.

Program Offered

Women and Gender Studies (Certificate)

Offered by
New College of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Location
West

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Program Requirements

The certificate in women and gender studies consists of 18 credit hours. A minimum of 12 credit hours must be upper division. Courses should be chosen in consultation with an academic advisor prior to enrollment. All courses used to satisfy requirements for the minor must be passed with a "C" (2.00) or better.
Core Requirements -- 6 credit hours
Electives (chosen from the following) -- 12 credit hours
Depending on a student's undergraduate program of study, prerequisite courses may be needed in order to complete the requirements of this certificate.

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