Undergraduate Programs
BA Women's Studies Concentration

Regulations effective September 1, 2008

As a graduate of Athabasca University's Women's Studies program, you will gain knowledge and insight into the diversity of women's experience, how women's lives have changed over time, and the differences this makes for human possibility.

Athabasca University has developed program learning outcomes that describe the career options that may be available to you upon graduating. Students complete the program regulations in effect at the time of their enrolment.

Requirements in addition to the general program requirements for the 3-year BA with Concentration.
A minimum of 30 credits in concentration courses including a minimum of 24 senior (300 or 400) level credits.
3 junior (200) level credits in WMST 266 Thinking From Women's Lives: An Introduction to Women's Studies.

A minimum of 27 credits selected from the following designated Women's Studies concentration electives:

ANTH 375 The Anthropology of Gender (3)
ENGL 307 Women in Literature (3)
HIST 363/
WMST 363
The Women's West: Women and Canadian
Frontier Settlement
HIST 365/
WMST 365
Girls and Women in Urban Canada, 1880 to 1940 (3)
HIST 499 The History of the Family in Western Europe: From the Middle Ages to the Industrial Revolution (3)
LBST 332 Women and Unions (3)
INST 358 Aboriginal Women in Canadian Contemporary
POLI 383 Introduction to Canadian Political Economy (3)
PSYC 345 The Psychology of Women (3)
PSYC 347 Introduction to Feminist Counselling (3)
SOAN 384 The Family in World Perspective (3)
SOCI 316 Sociology of the Family (3)
SOCI 321 The Sociology of Work and Industry (3)
SOCI 345/
WMST 345
Women and Work in Canada (3)
WMST All courses labelled WMST  

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