Regulations effective September 1, 2016.
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. Students complete the program regulations in effect at the time of their enrolment.
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For specific degree requirements view each program page.
Requirements in addition to the general program requirements for the 4-year BA with Major:
|WGST 200||Feminist Research and Women’s Lives||(3)|
|WGST 266||Thinking From Women’s Lives: An Introduction to Women’s Studies||(3)|
|WGST 401||Contemporary Feminist Theory||(3)|
|WGST/HSRV 421||Advocacy From the Margins||(3)|
|WGST 303||Issues in Women’s Health||(3)|
|WGST/SOCI 345||Women and Work in Canada||(3)|
|WGST/HIST 363||The Women’s West: Women and Canadian Frontier Settlement||(3)|
|WGST/HIST 365||Girls and Women in Urban Canada, 1880 to 1940||(3)|
|WGST 422||Violence Against Women: A Global Perspective||(3)|
|WGST||All WGST courses|
|ANTH 375||The Anthropology of Gender||(3)|
|ENGL 307||Women in Literature||(3)|
|ENGL 423||Advanced Literary Theory||(3)|
|HIST 499||The History of the Family
in Western Europe:
From the Middle Ages to the Industrial Revolution
|INST 358||Aboriginal Women in Canada||(3)|
|LBST 331|| Women, Workers, and Farmers:
North American Popular Resistance
|LGST 390||Women, Equality and the Law||(3)|
|POLI 350||Women in Canada Politics||(3)|
|POLI 383||Canadian Political Economy in a Global Era||(3)|
|PSYC 345||The Psychology of Women||(3)|
|PSYC 347||The Introduction to Feminist Counselling||(3)|
|SOCI 316||Sociology of the Family||(3)|
|SOCI 321||Sociology of Work and Industry||(3)|
Before enrolling in this program, students should contact the Centre for Social Sciences.
Information effective Sept. 1, 2016 to Aug. 31, 2017.
Updated June 28 2016 by laurab