Degrees Offered with a Major in Women's Studies

  • Master of Arts

Requirements for these degrees are given in the Graduate Degrees section of this catalog.

Center for Gender, Sexualities, and Women's Studies Research Courses

WST 5933Proseminar in Women's Studies3
WST 6004Feminist Methods in Research and Scholarship3
WST 6245Women and Therapy3
WST 6348Ecofeminism3
WST 6508Advanced Feminist Theory3
WST 6596Intersectional Activism3
WST 6905Independent Study1-3
WST 6935Special Topics in Women's Studies1-3
WST 6936Feminist Challenges to Disciplinary Paradigms3
WST 6946Internship in Applied Women's Studies and Gender Research1-3
WST 6957International Studies in Women's Studies and Gender Research1-6
WST 6971Research for Master's Thesis1-15

Women's Studies (MA) 

SLO 1     Knowledge        
Students identify, define and describe gender in culture and society.
Students recognize multi-cultural and transnational currents of feminist thought.

SLO 2     Skills     
Students apply critical thinking, research, and writing skills in all of their courses and other graduate work;
communication skills in and out of the classroom as active participants in their own education; and meet deadlines and fulfill academic commitments.

SLO 3     Professional Behavior   
Students apply professional behavior, meeting expectations in the academic community and beyond.   They fulfill work obligations in a thoughtful and timely way,
and display collegiality and sensitivity to faculty and other students in the program.   They participate collaboratively and contribute to the life of the CWSGR.