Women's Studies and Master Interdisciplinary Studies

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Individual Women's Studies graduate courses might also be approved by major departments toward the coursework requirements of other interdisciplinary graduate degree programs. These include Ethnic Studies, Comparative Literature, and Fine Arts. Consult your graduate advisor to find out more.

  • Of 3 subject areas, one can be Women's Studies.
  • 36 hour non-thesis option: maximum 12 hours in WS prefix or WS approved graduate courses; Students select exam or portfolio review
  • Thesis option (24 hours plus 6 hours of IS 6000)
  • Faculty committee organized by Graduate School can include Women's Studies affiliated faculty

Requirements include these courses:

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

Requirements also can include electives approved by the Advisor of the Women's Studies Program. 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 Studies Program.

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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What can I do with a minor in Women's Studies?

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

* Source: NWSA

What can I do for this Minor?

Degree Plan

For more information on:

The Graduate Certificate Program (GCP)

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Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog

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Graduate Certificate (GCP)

Master's Degrees

Doctoral Degrees

Master Interdisciplinary Studies

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Prospective Graduate


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