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  • Objectives
    For students interested in a preparatory degree, Gender and Women's Studies programs provide appropriate preparation for professional schools and programs in the fields of education, social work, counselling, journalism, the health professions, and certain areas of law. They also provide suitable preparation for graduate programs in Women's Studies, Gender Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies, Cultural Studies, and studies in Social Justice. Students interested in proceeding to graduate work should enter a four-year degree program. This degree is a general liberal arts degree with a concentration in Gender and Women's Studies. It permits a wide range of choice in class selection. A three-year degree in Gender and Women's Studies can prepare a student for work in the occupational areas described above, or it can be used as a preparatory degree for professional programs such as Law and Social Work.
  • Academic Title
    Bachelor of Arts with Concentration in Gender and Women's Studies
  • Course description
     15-credit BA with Concentration in Gender and Women's Studies

    3-year, 15-credit program


    Departmental Requirements
                
    •     At least four and no more than eight credits beyond the 1000 level in Gender and Women's Studies of which two must be beyond the 2000 level
    •     At least three different disciplines shall be represented in a student's selection of cross-listed Gender and Women's Studies classes

    • GWST 1010.03: Introduction to Gender and Women's Studies.
    • GWST 1015.03: Gender and Diversity.
    • GWST 2000.03: Directed Readings in Gender and Women's Studies.
    • GWST 2053.03: Women and Islam.
    • GWST 2066.03: Women, Gender and Music.
    • GWST 2200X/Y.06: Fictions of Development.
    • GWST 2217.03: Women and the Economy.
    • GWST 2300.03: Making Gender: Male and Female from Antiquity to Mary Wollstonecraft.
    • GWST 2301.03: Making Gender: Male and Female from the American Revolution to the Present.
    • GWST 2310.03: Women and Gender in Early Modern Science.
    • GWST 2320.03: Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe.
    • GWST 2400X/Y.06: Work and Occupations in a Changing World.
    • GWST 2500.03: Philosophical Issues of Feminism.
    • GWST 2800X/Y.06: Comparative Perspectives on Gender.
    • GWST 3000.03: /3001.03/3002X/Y.06: Directed Readings in Gender and Women's Studies.
    • GWST 3001.03: Directed Readings.
    • GWST 3006.03: Comparative Perspectives on Gender and Work.
    • GWST 3013.03: Sex and Gender in Reformation Europe.
    • GWST 3016.03: Women and Religion.
    • GWST 3050.03: Contemporary Women Poets.
    • GWST 3150.03: Sociology and Anthropology of the Body.
    • GWST 3168.03: Issues in Latin American Society.
    • GWST 3215.03: Feminism and Science.
    • GWST 3250.03: French Women Writers through the Centuries/ Les femmes ?crivains: du temps des cath?drales ? celui.
    • GWST 3300.03: Family and Community in North America 1600-1900.
    • GWST 3310.03: Gender and Development in Africa.
    • GWST 3350.03: Postmodern Strategies in Literature by Women.
    • GWST 3365.03: Narrative Strategies in the Nineteenth Century Music: Gender, Identity, and Social Politics.
    • GWST 3500.03: Contemporary Feminist Theories.
    • GWST 3800.03: Gender and Health.
    • GWST 3810.03: Women and Aging.
    • GWST 3911.03: Gender in Theatre: A Cross-Cultural History.
    • GWST 3912.03: Gender Theory and Contemporary Performance.
    • GWST 4000.03: 4100.03/4200X/Y.06: Topics in Gender and Women's Studies.
    • GWST 4150.03: Special Topics in Gender and Women's Studies I.
    • GWST 4151.03: Special Topics in Gender and Women's Studies 2.
    • GWST 4211.03: Gender and Development: Theory, Concepts and Methods.
    • GWST 4250.03: Qu?bec Women Writers/?crivaines qu?b?coises.
    • GWST 4300.03: Introduction to Women and the Law.
    • GWST 4320.03: Empowerment, Gender and Development.
    • GWST 4330.03: Topics in the History of Sexuality.
    • GWST 4350.03: Human Rights Law and Protection in Canada.
    • GWST 4402.03: Recent French Feminist Theory.
    • GWST 4500.03: Topics in Feminist Philosophy.
    • GWST 4550.03: Literary Women of French Classicism.

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