2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
    Apr 20, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Certificate


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Program Description and Admission Requirements:

An undergraduate certificate in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies can be completed by any student admitted to Wright State University who wishes to gain a professional credential for working on women's/gender issues in various occupations.

A minimum grade of “C” is required for each course counted toward the certificate. Electives must be at least 3000-level; see the approved course list for available options or confirm with the program coordinator.

Learning Objectives:

All students in the certificate in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies will learn to:

*discuss scholarship and activism related to women, gender, and sexuality in multicultural and global contexts

*understand the history of U.S. women’s movements and theoretical foundations of feminism and sexuality studies in the academy

*Understand the varieties of experience and identity related to gender and sexuality

* apply the skills of critical thinking, and written and oral communication across disciplines that study gender and sexuality in the Liberal Arts

Learning Outcomes:

All graduates with a certificate in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies can:

*discuss scholarship and activism related to women, gender, and sexuality in multicultural and global contexts

*understand the history of U.S. women’s movements and theoretical foundations of feminism and sexuality studies in the academy

*Understand the varieties of experience and identity related to gender and sexuality

* apply the skills of critical thinking, and written and oral communication across disciplines that study gender and sexuality in the Liberal Arts

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Program Requirements:


I. Program Requirements/Prerequisites: 6 Hours


II. Related Requirements: 9 Hours


  • Three WGS-approved courses 

Notes: A minimum grade of “C” is required for each course counted toward the certificate. Electives must be at least 3000 level and from two different disciplines; see approved course list for available options or confirm with the Program Coordinator.

Total: 15 Hours


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