Jun 09, 2023  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2012-13 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2012-13 [Archived Catalog]

Women’s and Gender Studies Major (B.A.)

Major Code BA4402

College of Arts and Sciences
Women’s and Gender Studies Program

Lindley Hall 004
Phone 740.593.4686
Fax 740.593.0482

Lynette Peck, associate director/contact person

Program Overview

Women’s and Gender Studies provides an opportunity to explore the phenomenon of gender and its intersection with race, ethnicity, class, sexuality 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 B.A. in women’s and gender studies prepares students in critical thinking and effective communication, and can be applied to a variety of careers. A high percentage of Women’s and Gender Studies graduates go on to graduate school immediately following graduation from Ohio University. They typically pursue careers in academia, law, non-profit organizations, or advocacy work.


Universitywide Graduation Requirements

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

College-Level Requirements for the College of Arts and Sciences

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

Women’s and Gender Studies Core Requirements

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

Complete one of the following courses:

Complete one of the following courses:

Women’s and Gender 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.