Oct 27, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Women and Gender Studies, B.A.


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Program Requirements


The minimum number of credits (exclusive of the University’s Core curriculum) required for the major: 36.

For students fulfilling the Capstone requirement with the Internship, the Women and Gender Studies major consists of 24 hours of required courses and 12 hours of Women and Gender Studies related courses. For students fulfilling the Capstone requirement with the Thesis, the Women and Gender Studies major consists of 27 hours of required courses and 9 hours of Women and Gender Studies related courses.

Required Courses (24-27 credit hours)


Women and Gender Studies Related Courses: (9-12 credit hours)


  • Students may take no more than three electives from one department or program. No more than one course at the 100-level may be counted as an elective.

USM Core Requirements


The USM Core Curriculum is a coherent, integrative, and rigorous liberal education that enables our graduates to be world-minded, intentional, life-long learners and captures your general education degree requirements. 

Please Note: Core requirements may be part of your major and/or minor, and Core may have been fufilled with transfer credit. Please consult your MaineStreet Degree Progress Report (DPR) and review your degree progress with your Advisor.  For additional information, access the USM Core webpage.