Women and Gender Studies

Women and Gender Studies - Graduate Program

Program Requirements

The Master of Arts in Women and Gender Studies is a 30 credit program which includes both course work and a thesis. It can be pursued either full-time or part- time. The degree can be completed in two years. Graduate students have five years to complete all degree requirements. All students are required to complete the following courses:

  • Theories of Feminism (3 credit hours)

  • Feminist Methodology (3 credit hours)

  • Graduate Seminar (3 credit hours)
  • Elective in Theory or Method (3 credit hours)
  • Independent Study/Electives (6 credit hours)
  • Thesis (12 credit hours)
  • FGSR 9000

Students are encouraged to consult with the Women and Gender Studies Program Coordinator to identify electives and independent study courses which support their special area of interest.

Note: Students will register once for the Thesis course (and be giving a grade of an IP until their thesis is complete). Students must register for FGSR 9000 in every semester in order to maintain their status as a graduate student.