Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies (Certificate and Minor)

Graduate Certificate in Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies
Graduate Minor in Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies

Department of Cultural, Gender and Global Studies
College of Arts and Sciences

gws.appstate.edu

Mark Nunes, Chair
nunesm@appstate.edu

Kim Hall, Program Director and Professor of Philosophy
hallki@appstate.edu

 The Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies program offers a graduate certificate in Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies (146A/05.0207) and a graduate minor in Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies (146/05.0207).

The certificate allows students to seek training at the graduate level in women's studies and get formal recognition for completing this training successfully.

The graduate minor allows students to engage in 9 hours of study at the graduate level in Gender Women's and Sexuality Studies and to earn a minor that complements their graduate studies.

PROGRAM OF STUDY FOR THE GRADUATE MINOR IN GENDER, WOMEN'S AND SEXUALITY STUDIES

Admission Requirements: Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; complete application to the Graduate School; letter explaining the applicant's education and work background, interests and plans, with an emphasis on how the GWS coursework will enhance, complement, or advance the applicant's work and/or education.

Location: On Campus

 Course Requirements for the Graduate Minor in Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies (Code: 146)
Semester Hours Required (minimum): 9
 
Courses
  • GWS 5650: Feminist Theories (3)
  • GWS 5700: Seminar in Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies (3)
  • Choose one out of the following courses. These courses count toward the GWS graduate minor when the topic is gender, women, or sexuality and when they are taught by GWS faculty:
    • AS 5530-5549: Selected Topics (1-4)
    • EDL 7011: Multi-Disciplinary Seminar on Emerging Issues I (3)
    • EDL 7012: Multi-Disciplinary Seminar on Emerging Issues II (3)
    • ENG 5200: Issues in Teaching English (when taught by WS faculty) (3)
    • ENG 5560 Adolescent Literature (3)
    • ENG 5650: Gender Studies (3)
    • FDN 5801: Education of the Culturally Diverse (3)
    • FDN 5840: Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education (3)
    • FRE 5003: French Women Writers (3)
    • GHY 5130: Seminar in Human Geography (3)
    • GWS 5800: Teaching Apprenticeship (1-3)
    • HIS 5106: Readings Seminar in European History (3)
    • HIS 5206: Readings Seminar in American History (3)
    • HIS 5530-5549: Selected Topics (1-4)
    • HPC 5130: Women's Issues in Counseling (3)
    • IDS 5530-5549: Selected Topics (1-4)
    • SOC 5650: Women in the Justice System (3)
    • SOC 5800: Sociology of the Family (3)
  • Other courses focused on gender, women, and sexuality will be added when taught by GWS faculty.
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PROGRAM OF STUDY FOR THE GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN GENDER, WOMEN'S AND SEXUALITY STUDIES

Admission Requirements: Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; complete application to the Graduate School; letter explaining the applicant's education and work background, interests, and plans, with an emphasis on how the GWS coursework will enhance, complement, or advance the applicant's work and/or education.

Location: On Campus

 Course Requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Women's Studies (Code: 146A)
Semester Hours Required (minimum): 12
 
Courses
  • GWS 5650: Feminist Theories (3)
  • GWS 5700: Seminar in Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies (3)
  • Choose two of the following 3-credit courses. These courses count toward the GWS graduate certificate when the topic is gender, women, or sexuality and when they are taught by GWS faculty:
    • AS 5530-5549: Selected Topics (1-4)
    • EDL 7011: Multi-Disciplinary Seminar on Emerging Issues I (3)
    • EDL 7012: Multi-Disciplinary Seminar on Emerging Issues II (3)
    • ENG 5200: Issues in Teaching English (when taught by WS faculty) (3)
    • ENG 5560 Adolescent Literature (3)
    • ENG 5650: Gender Studies (3)
    • FDN 5840: Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education (3)
    • FRE 5003: French Women Writers (3)
    • GHY 5130: Seminar in Human Geography (3)
    • GWS 5800: Teaching Apprenticeship (1-3)
    • HIS 5106: Readings Seminar in European History (3)
    • HIS 5206: Readings Seminar in American History (3)
    • HIS 5530-5549: Selected Topics (1-4)
    • HPC 5130: Women's Issues in Counseling (3)
    • IDS 5530-5549: Selected Topics (1-4)
    • SOC 5650: Women in the Justice System (3)
    • SOC 5800: Sociology of the Family (3)
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*Please refer to the Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies website gws.appstate.edu for lists of additional approved courses.

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