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BA in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

BA in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

American University

American University, Washington D.C., United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    651-700
  • Degree BA
  • Study Level Bachelors
Major Requirements 39 credit hours with grades of C or better, including at least 18 credit hours at the 300 level or above Course Requirements REQUIRED (15 CREDIT HOURS) WGSS-125 Gender in Society FA4 (3) WGSS-150 Women's Voices through Time FA2 (3) WGSS-400 Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Theory (3) WGSS-491 Internship in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (1-6) (3 credit hours required) WGSS-500 Current Issues and Research in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (3) MULTICULTURAL PERSPECTIVE (3 CREDIT HOURS) One course on women and/or gender in multicultural perspective from the following: ANTH-215 Sex, Gender, and Culture FA3 (3) JWST-320 Topics in Jewish Culture (3) (approved topic) SOCY-235 Gender in Transnational Perspectives FA3 (3) WGSS-350 Interpreting Gender in Culture (3) (approved topic) or another course approved by the program director AREA OF FOCUS (12 CREDIT HOURS) 12 credit hours (9 of which must be at the 300-level or above) from one of three options: Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, or an individually defined theme or issue. Note: The same course may not be used to satisfy both the women and/or gender in multicultural perspective requirement (see above) and the area of focus requirement.