Certificate in Women's Studies
Requirements for a Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Women's Studies
*For students admitted in Fall 2011 or earlier
A student receiving a Post-bac Certificate in Women's Studies must complete three areas in the program consisting of 38 credits.
Four courses from the WS Core curriculum - 16 credits
- WS 101 Introduction to Women's Studies (4 credits)
- WS 301 Gender and Critical Inquiry (4 credits)
- WS 315 Feminist Analysis (4 credits)
- WS 415 Senior Seminar (4 credits)
Experiential Learning - 8 credits
This part of the curriculum provides students with the opportunity to connect knowledge from the classroom to experience in community service activities. Students earn credits by working with community or campus organizations which serve women and/or focus on social justice issues.
- WS 409 Practicum (6 credits)
- WS 411 Experiental Learning Seminar (2 credits)
- Practicum Information
- Practicum Supervisor Evaluation
- Practicum Self Evaluation
- List of Practicum Opportunities
Approved Electives - 16 credits (minimum of 12 upper division)
In meeting the 16 elective credits requirement, students may take a maximum of 12 credits in any one academic area (arts and letters, science, social science) and 4 credits in lower division courses.
Courses taken under the undifferentiated grading option (pass/no pass) are not acceptable toward fulfilling Certificate requirements with the following exceptions: one women's studies elective course, WS 404 Cooperative Education/Internship, WS 409 Practicum.
(Requirements for students admitted to college Fall 2011 or earlier)
(Requirements for students admitted to college Fall 2011 or later)
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