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Major Requirements

DEGREE: BACHELOR OF ARTS (B.A.)
MAJOR: WOMEN & GENDER STUDIES
CONCENTRATION: WOMEN IN A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE

Women in a Global Perspective is an interdisciplinary field of analysis that investigates how relations of gender are embedded in social, political, and cultural formations. The undergraduate program provides students with a unique interdisciplinary and transnational perspective, emphasizing theories and practices derived from multiracial and multicultural contexts.

While we strive to provide the most accurate and up-to-date information, the only authoritative sources for information about the course catalog and requirements can be found at the following University webpages: Course Search, University Breadth Requirements, and College of Arts and Sciences Breadth Requirements.   Requirements listed are for a B.A. from the College of Arts and Sciences.

Majors must take 30 WOMS Credits, 12 required as listed below:

MAJOR REQUIREMENTSCourse TitleCredits
WOMS 201Introduction to Women's Studies3
WOMS 202Women's Studies in a Global Context3
WOMS/PHIL 216Introduction to Feminist Theory3
WOMS 410 *The Study of Women's Studies3

*Women & Gender Studies Capstone Course Requirement: Every senior Women & Gender Studies major must enroll in the 3 credit capstone course, The Study of Women's Studies (WOMS 410). This course is offered once a year in the Spring semester. If a student plans to graduate in the Fall or Winter, they should arrange to take the capstone course during the preceding Spring semester.

A minimum grade of C- is required in each course.

ELECTIVES

After required courses are completed to fulfill both major and concentration requirements, sufficient elective credits must be taken to meet the minimum credit requirement for the degree.

CREDITS TO TOTAL A MINIMUM OF                                                                                       124

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  • Department of Women & Gender Studies
  • 34 West Delaware Avenue
  • Newark, DE 19716, USA
  • University of Delaware
  • Phone: 302-831-8474
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