Oct 23, 2021  
Ohio University Graduate Catalog 2015-2017 
    
Ohio University Graduate Catalog 2015-2017 [Archived Catalog]

Women’s and Gender Studies Certificate


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Certificate Name and Number: Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies - CTWSTG

Department/Unit: College of Arts and Sciences

Delivery Mode: Athens Campus

Certificate Overview: The interdisciplinary graduate certificate in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies introduces students to a wide range of theoretical and practical perspectives on gender and sexuality and provides an excellent complement to the wide array of graduate degrees offered at Ohio University. 

Link to Certificate: https://www.ohio.edu/womenstudies/gradcert.cfm

Graduation Requirements: The graduate certificate requires four courses, including:

  • WGSS 5890: Graduate Seminar in Feminist Theory
  • Three graduate-level courses from our core graduate and cross-listed course offerings. Two of these courses must be outside your major field.
    • AH 5111 The Representation and Theorization of Gender in the History of Art
    • ANTH 5450 Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective
    • ANTH 5490 Life History: The Individual and Culture
    • CFS 5600 Children, Family, Diversity
    • CLWR 5450 Women in Buddhism
    • COMS 6230 Gender and Communication
    • COMS 6240 Communication in the Family
    • COMS 8330 Feminist Rhetorical Theory
    • ECON 5220 Economics of Human Resources
    • GEOG 5270 Social Geographies
    • GEOG 5450 Gender, Environment, and Development
    • GEOG 6430 Gender and Development
    • HIST 5200 Women in American History Before 1877
    • HIST 5201 Women in American History Since 1877
    • HIST 5202 Women’s Health and Medicine in U.S. History
    • HIST 5390 Women in African History
    • HIST 5540 History of Early Christianity
    • HIST 5555 Women in Medieval Europe
    • HIST 5600 Women in Early Modern European History, 1400-1800
    • HIST 5601 Women in Modern European History, 1800-present
    • HIST 5715 Sex, Crime and Deviance in Europe, 1200-1800
    • IART 7502 Performance Studies:The Body
    • JOUR 5130: Gender, Race, and Class in Journalism and Mass Media
    • MDIA 5175 Media and Sexual Representation
    • POLS 5067 Women and Politics
    • POLS 5190 Gay and Lesbian Politics
    • POLS 5210 The Politics of Law and Sexuality
    • POLS 5740 Sexuality and Queer Theories
    • POLS 5752 The Politics of Intersectionality
    • POLS 5780 Feminist Political Theories and Movements
    • SASM 5000 Women in Sports
    • SOC 5220 The American Family System
    • SOC 5670 Violence Against Women
    • SOC 5700 Sociology of Gender
    • SOC 5710 Gender and Justice
    • WGSS 5100 Global Feminisms
    • WGSS 5110 Women and Globalization
    • WGSS 5500 Advanced Feminist Theory
    • WGSS 5600 Gender, Sexuality, and Culture
    • WGSS 5610 Queer Theory
    • WGSS 5900 Special Topics
    • WGSS 5930 Independent Reading (offered at instructor’s discretion)

Admission Requirements: Certificate students must be enrolled in any M.A. or Ph.D. program at the university.

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