Women's and Gender Studies

Graduate Concentration in Women’s and Gender Studies (12 credits)

Students in either specialization may also complete the Graduate Concentration in Women’s and Gender Studies. Developing analytical skills regarding gender relations at the graduate level helps students to address intellectual questions that are central to many areas of inquiry in political science and international studies. Students with interests in women and gender may focus their graduate work in this area through the Concentration.


Core courses (6 credits):

26: 988: 532 History and Theory of Women’s/Gender Studies (Fall semester)

26: 988: 570 Feminist Research and Methods (Spring semester)

Politics and International Studies electives (6 credits):

Two courses cross-listed with Women’s and Gender Studies

These could include courses such as: Gender and Global Politics; Gender, Politics, and Policy in the United States; Feminist Political Thought.