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Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies

Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies

Overview 

Gender, women and sexuality studies is an interdisciplinary program that draws from across the humanities, social sciences, and cultural studies. This dynamic program allows students to develop integrative and finely tuned perspectives on how gender and sexuality are central components of everyday life. Subjects of exploration include experiences of embodiment and social recognition; histories of modernity and domination; global, social, and economic processes; cultural production and systems of representation; and social justice movements.

At UBC Okanagan, you can complete a Bachelor of Arts (B.A) with a major or minor in gender, women and sexuality studies. 

Major in Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies

Degree Requirements
 

Major in Gender, Women and Sexuality StudiesCredits
Foundational Requirements21
Distribution Requirements12
Program Requirements48
300/400-level Electives18
Electives any level21
Total Credits120

Note: Some program requirements may be applied to Foundational and Distribution requirements; see B.A. requirements

Program Requirements
 

First and Second Years1Credits
GWST 1003
GWST  1103
One of INDG 100, 1023
One of GWST 216, 2233
Two of ANTH 205, ENGL 270, GWST 215, 216, 223, 235, 240, 272, SOCI 2176
Total 100/200-level credits18

 

Third and Fourth YearsCredits
GWST 3343
One of GWST 323, 3353
Six of the following: ANTH 313, 414, ARTH 410, CULT 325, 366, ECON 351, ENGL 370, 430, FREN 419, 439, GEOG 358, INDG 310, 450, PHIL 373, POLI 372, PSYO 353, 354, SOCI 303, 305, 309, 313, 415, 485, or any 300/400-level GWST 18
Additional 400-level credits GWST6
Total 300/400-level credits30
Program Requirement Total Credits 48

Note: Relevant special topics courses and directed studies in other disciplines may apply with permission from the program advisor.

1Students are encouraged to begin taking pre-requisites for their upper-level program requirements.

Minor in Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies

Program Requirements

First and Second YearsCredits
GWST 1003
GWST 1103
One of GWST 216, 2233
One of the following: ANTH 205, ENGL 270, GWST 215, 216, 223, 235, 240, 272, SOCI 2173
Total 100/200-level credits12

 

Third and Fourth YearsCredits
One of GWST 323, 3353
Four of the following: ANTH 313, 414, ARTH 410, CULT 325, 366, ECON 351, ENGL 370, 430, FREN 419, 439, GEOG 358, INDG 310, 450, PHIL 373, POLI 372, PSYO 353, 354, SOCI 303, 305, 309, 313, 415, 485, or any 300/400-level GWST 12
Additional 400-level GWST3
Total 300/400-level credits18
Program Requirement Total Credits30

Note: Relevant special topics courses and directed studies in other disciplines may be applied with permission of the program advisor.

 


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