Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies- Certificate

For information, contact:
Director of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
126 MacMillan Hall (513-529-4616)

This certificate program is available to master's and doctoral candidates in any field of study across the university. Its purpose is to enhance a disciplinary graduate degree with specialization in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Using a multidisciplinary approach, students explore the influence of gender and other social differences on production and dissemination of knowledge within disciplines. The program provides intensive study of a variety of feminist theories and methodologies. Courses stress interaction between theory and practice and connections between academic work and public life.

Certificate Program Requirements

(12-14 semester hours)

Core Requirements (6 semester hours)

WGS 601 Introduction to Women’s Studies (3)

WGS 602 Feminist Theory and Methodology (3)

Electives (6-8 semester hours)

Two 500-level or above courses (3-4 semester hours each) taught from a feminist perspective, including one in your major field and one in another discipline, selected with your WGS adviser.

Final Project

Planned with and approved by your WGS adviser; includes presentation.

Back to top