Regulations effective September 1, 2019.
Athabasca University’s Women’s and Gender Studies program is designed to develop or expand your knowledge of the established field of women’s studies and the emerging field of gender studies. You will have the opportunity to engage with a range of feminist theories, concepts, history, methodologies, research, and activism and discover how they inform the diverse lives and experiences of women across cultures.
Athabasca University has developed program learning outcomes that describe the career options that may be available to you upon graduating.
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For specific degree requirements view each program page.
Students complete the program regulations in effect at the time of their enrolment.
Requirements in addition to the general program requirements for the 4-year BA with Major:
|INST 358||Aboriginal Women in Canada||(3)|
|WGST 200||Feminist Research and Women’s Lives||(3)|
|WGST 266||Thinking From Women’s Lives: An Introduction to Women’s Studies||(3)|
|WGST 301||Gender, Sexuality and Society||(3)|
|WGST 303||Issues in Women's Health||(3)|
|WGST/SOCI 345||Women and Work in Canada||(3)|
|WGST 401||Contemporary Feminist Theory||(3)|
|WGST/HSRV 421||Advocacy From the Margins||(3)|
|WGST 422||Violence Against Women: A Global Perspective||(3)|
|WGST||All WGST courses|
|ANTH 378||Human Sexualities||(3)|
|ANTH 384||The Family in World Perspective||(3)|
|ENGL 307||Women in Literature||(3)|
|LGST 390||Women, Equality and the Law||(3)|
|POEC 395||Political Economy of Development: People, Processes, and Policies||(3)|
|POLI 350||Women in Canada Politics||(3)|
|PSYC 345||The Psychology of Women||(3)|
|PSYC 347||The Introduction to Feminist Counselling||(3)|
|SOCI 378/CMNS 385||Rebel with a Cause: Social Movements in History and Popular Culture||(3)|
|SOCI 435||Theories of Social Change||(3)|
Before enrolling in this program, students should contact Advising Services.
Information effective Sept. 1, 2019 to Aug. 31, 2020.
Updated July 24 2019 by laurab