Academic Catalog 2017-2018 
    
    Oct 16, 2019  
Academic Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies, B.A.


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Requirements for the Major:


Twelve courses, including Introduction to Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies (GSW 100 (WGS-100)  ), the Capstone Course (GSW 495 (WGS-495)  ), and a two-term senior thesis. The remaining eight courses must be selected from more than 50 GSW courses offered in a variety of departments and crossing at least two of the College’s four divisions. Completing GSW 100 before the student’s senior year is required, or by permission of the program director. A one-term internship at a designated locale in the Capital District is highly recommended and can be counted as one of the eight required courses (see director for details). Students should confer with the program director in designing and fulfilling their requirements.

 

Requirements for Honors:


Candidates for honors must meet College requirements, have a cumulative grade point average of 3.3 in Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies, at least three “A” or “A-minus” grades in Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies courses, and have earned an “A” or “A-minus” on the senior thesis. Departmental honors are formally awarded at the discretion of the director of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies in consultation with GSWS faculty.

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