Women’s Studies majors take interdisciplinary courses focusing on women and gender. Students will concentrate on one of 4 strands: Sexualities, Race, Globalization, and Social Change. Women's Studies majors must complete Area F requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences and 30 hours of 3000-level and above courses in Women’s Studies. Women's Studies majors graduate with the B.A. degree from the College of Arts and Sciences.
Students must complete 18 hours in Area F in the Arts and Sciences Core, including WSt 2010, Introduction to Women’s Studies, a foreign language course at the 1002 level, and enough courses at the 1000 or 2000 level to complete 18 hours. Courses such as AAS 2010, Anth 2020, PolS 2401, Psyc 2040, Soci 1101, Soci 1160, or Spch 2050 are recommended. See your WSI advisor for other suggested courses to complete your Area F requirement.
Women’s Studies majors must complete 30 hours of upper-level (3000-4000) courses. Required are WSt 3010, Feminist Theories and either WSt 4920, Senior Research or WSt 4950, Internship.
Women's Studies undergraduate courses fall into four strands: Sexualities, Race, Globalization, and Social Change. Each Women's Studies major focuses her studies on a particular strand and is required to to take at least three courses from that strand. The remaining required courses may be taken from other strands or from general Women's Studies course offerings.
For currently offered Women's Studies undergraduate courses, visit GoSOLAR. For a complete list of Women’s Studies undergraduate courses, see the Georgia State University Undergraduate Catalog.
Please note that in case of conflict, the Georgia State University Undergraduate Catalog supersedes the WGSS website.
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