Texas Tech University

Required Courses for Graduate Students

The Program

15 total hours

for the Graduate Certificate include these courses:

WS 5360 Foundations of Women's Studies
WS 5310 Feminist Thought and Theories

Requirements also include 9 hours of electives approved by the Advisor of the Women's & Gender Studies. These electives may include but are not limited to:

*WS 5000 Practicum in Women's Studies
*WS 5300 Directed Studies
*WS 5340 Special Topics in Women's Studies

* Other electives: Women's Studies Graduate Courses

* Note: With approval by the Graduate Advisor of the Women's & Gender Studies.

Contact the Director Charlotte Dunham, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, & Social Work, to discuss your plan of action when registering for courses.


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There are *652 women's and gender studies programs at community colleges, colleges, and universities in the U.S.

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Prospective Graduates


Women Studies Graduate Advisor:
Charolotte Dunham, PhD
Email: charlotte.dunham@ttu.edu
to make an appointment