Degree Requirements

Students may choose a BA Honours in Women’s and Gender Studies with a subsidiary in an arts subject, a BA with Major in Women’s and Gender Studies, a BA with Joint Major in Women’s and Gender Studies and an arts subject, a Subsidiary in Women’s and Gender Studies, or a Minor in Women’s and Gender Studies. See chapter 4. Arts, Business, and Science students may fulfill requirements for a pair in Women’s and Gender Studies. Students interested in Women’s and Gender Studies should consult with the Co-ordinator as early as possible.

The programs offered in Women's and Gender Studies are as follows:


Honours in Women's and Gender Studies with a Subsidiary



See section 4.1 for general regulations on degree requirements.

a) 48 credits in WMGS (subject A) and 24 credits in subsidiary subject. For the 48 credits in WMGS students must complete the following:
i) 15 credits of WMGS 100, 205, 303, 346, 391 junior seminar (non-credit), 6 additional WMGS core credits
ii)WMGS 493 (thesis)
iii) ANTH 304 – designated methods course; and
iv) 18 credits from WMGS cross-listed courses

No more than 12 credits of WMGS cross-listed courses may be in a single subject. Also, none of the WMGS cross-listed courses may be in the student’s subsidiary subject.


Major in Women's and Gender Studies
 

Students are required to complete:

a) 12 credits of WMGS 100, 205 and 303; and

b) 24 credits WMGS including cross-listed courses.

No more than 12 credits of cross-listed courses may be from a single department. None of the cross-listed courses may be in the student's declared minor subject.

See section 4.1 for university regulations of the academic calendar governing the major program.


Joint Major in Women's and Gender Studies and a Faculty of Arts Discipline
 

Requirements:

a) 36 credits in WMGS (subject A) and 36 credits in another Faculty of Arts department (subject B). The program or department requirements for majors are applicable in both subjects. Students will complete the following:
i) 12 credits of WMGS 100, 205 and 303; and
ii) 24 credits WMGS including cross-listed courses.

No more than 12 credits of cross-listed courses may be from a single department. None of the cross-listed credits can be taken in the student's declared subject B.

b) Course Pattern: see section 4.1.3 of the academic calendar.


Subsidiary in Women's and Gender Studies
 

Students are required to complete:

a) 24 credits in WMGS and 48-60 credits in the honours subject. Students are encouraged to include an additional six credits of WMGS cross-listed courses. No more than 6 credits of WMGS cross-listed courses may be from a single department. None of the cross-listed courses may be in the student's declared honours subject.

i) 12 credits of WMGS 100, 205 and 303;

ii) 12 credits WMGS including cross-listed courses.


Minor in Women’s and Gender Studies (Four-Year BA)
 

a) WMGS 100 (6 credits); and

b) 18 credits in Women’s and Gender Studies core or cross-listed courses. No more than six credits of cross-listed courses may be from a single department. None of the cross-listed courses may be in the student's declared major subject.


Pair
 

a) WMGS 100 (6 credits); and

b) 6 credits in Women's and Gender Studies, which may include WMGS 205 and/or 303 or cross-listed course(s).


Social Justice Colloquium
 

The Social Justice Colloquium is a first-year option for Bachelor of Arts students. Participants are enrolled in dedicated sections of anthropology, global history and women's and gender studies. See section 4.3 of the academic calendar.