Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies

Major in Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies

An interdisciplinary program at the UBC Okanagan campus.

Note: The UBC Okanagan campus offers other interdisciplinary programs, including the Major in International Relations, and the Major in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics.

First and Second Years

B.A. requirements, including the following:

  • GWST 100;
  • GWST 110; and
  • One of INDG 100 or 102.

At least 6 credits of 200-level courses, including:

  • One of GWST 216, GWST 223; and
  • One of the following: ANTH 205; ENGL 270; GWST 215, 216, 223, 235, 240, 272; SOCI 217.

Third and Fourth Years

30 credits of 300- and 400-level courses, including:

  • One of GWST 323, 335;
  • GWST 334;
  • 6 credits of 400-level GWST courses;
  • 18 credits from the following list: ANTH 313, 414; ARTH 410; CULT 325, 366; ECON 351; ENGL 370, 430; FREN 419, 439; GEOG 358; any 300 or 400-level GWST courses; INDG 310, 450; PHIL 373; POLI 372; PSYO 353, 354; SOCI 303, 305, 309, 313, 415, 485.
  • Note: Relevant special topics courses and directed studies in other disciplines may apply with permission from the program advisor.

Minor in Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies

Graduation Requirements

First and Second Years

B.A. requirements, including the following:

  • GWST 100;
  • GWST 110;
  • one of GWST 216, 223; and
  • one of the following: ANTH 205; ENGL 270; GWST 215, 216, 223, 235, 240, 272; SOCI 217.

Third and Fourth Years

18 credits of 300- and 400-level courses, including:

  • One of GWST 323, 335;
  • 3 credits of 400-level GWST;
  • 12 credits from the following list: ANTH 313, 414; ARTH 410; CULT 325, 366; ECON 351; ENGL 370, 430; FREN 419, 439; GEOG 358; any 300 or 400-level GWST courses; HIST 314, 324, 351, 420, 424; INDG 310, 450; PHIL 373; POLI 372; PSYO 353, 354; SOCI 303, 305, 306, 309, 313, 415, 485.
  • Note: Relevant special topics courses and directed studies in other disciplines may be applied with permission of the program advisor.

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