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  Oct 20, 2017
 
 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Major (B.A.)


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Major Code BA4412

College of Arts and Sciences
Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program
31 S. Court St.
Phone 740.593.4686
Fax 740.593.0482
womens.studies@ohio.edu
http://www.ohio.edu/wgs/

Kim Little, associate director/contact person
 

Program Overview

Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies provides an opportunity to explore the phenomenon of gender and sexuality and their intersection with race, ethnicity, class, and other elements of diversity. The program is interdisciplinary, which makes for a rich variety of course offerings across many fields. Students may choose from numerous courses throughout the University.
 

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.
 

Opportunities Upon Graduation

A degree in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies prepares students in critical thinking and effective communication, essential skills that can be applied to a wide variety of careers. Graduates can pursue fulfilling careers in areas such as equity and diversity, management, law, public health, counseling, social work, research, creative writing, and community education. Potential employers for graduates with a degree in women’s, gender, and sexuality studies include, but are not limited to, the following: non-profit organizations; government agencies; women’s service organizations; medical centers; journalism entities; institutions of higher education; youth and family agencies; public relations agencies; etc. Additionally, a high percentage of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies graduates pursue graduate school opportunities.  

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Requirements

Universitywide Graduation Requirements


To complete this program, students must meet all Universitywide graduation requirements .

Liberal Arts and Sciences Distribution Requirement


View the A&S - College Level Requirements (A&S CLR) .

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Core Requirements


Complete a total of 30 semester credit hours of women’s, gender, and sexuality studies coursework, including all the requirements below.

Complete one of the following courses:


Complete one of the following courses:


Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Elective Requirement


Complete 12 hours from the following list of approved courses. Note: courses used to satisfy a Core Requirement can not also satisfy an Elective Requirement.

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