Major Code: WOMENST
BA degree awarded
36 hours to complete
10 courses required
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To major in women’s, gender and sexuality studies a student must complete at least 36 semester hours, which include WGS 100, 105, 302, 490S, one course from the History of Feminist Thought and Activism cluster, and at least 5 electives from at least three of the following clusters: Global Perspectives; Race, Ethnicity, Economics; Bodies, Sexualities, Science and Health; Culture and the Arts; Ethics, Religion, Politics and Law. The double major consists of a major in women’s, gender and sexuality studies and a major in another department. The student may use one cross-listed course to satisfy both majors. All courses counting toward the major must be taken for a letter grade.