Gender and Women's Studies

Major in Gender and Women's Studies

An interdisciplinary program at the UBC Okanagan campus.

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

Lower-Level Requirements

B.A. requirements, including the following:

  • GWST 100;
  • GWST 110.

At least six credits at the 200 level, including:

  • One of GWST 216, GWST 223; and
  • One of the following: ANTH 205, 227; ENGL 270; GWST 215, 216, 223; SOCI 217.

Upper-Level Requirements

  • One of GWST 323, 335;
  • GWST 334; and
  • 30 credits from the following list, of which at least 6 credits must be 400-level GWST courses: ANTH 313; ARTH 410; CULT 325, 366; ECON 351; ENGL 370, FREN 419, 422, 439, 470; GEOG 358; GWST 323, 333, 335, 336, 419, 423, 425, 430, 491, 495; HIST 314, 324, 351, 420, 424; INDG 310, 450; JPST 365, 366; 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 and Women's Studies

Graduation Requirements

Lower-Level Requirements

B.A. requirements, including the following:

  • GWST 100;
  • GWST 110;
  • one of GWST 216, 223; and
  • one of the following: ANTH 205, 227; ENGL 270; GWST 215, 216, 223; SOCI 217.

Upper-Level Requirements

A total of 18 credits of 300- and/or 400-level courses, including:

  • One of GWST 323, 335; and
  • 15 credits from the following list, of which at least 3 credits must be 400-level GWST courses: ANTH 313; ARTH 410; CULT 325, 366; ECON 351; ENGL 370; FREN 419, 439, 470; GEOG 358; GWST 323, 333, 335, 336, 419, 423, 425, 430, 491, 495; HIST 314, 324, 351, 420, 424; INDG 310, 450; JPST 365, 366; 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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