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Information for First Year Students

NEW!

In Fall 2020, five students of Women’s and Gender Studies will each receive $1,000 scholarships. The program is launching four entrance scholarships and one new internal transfer scholarship to support new students.  Read more in the Daily News at https://bit.ly/3fcRpp3


Courses you should take Fall 2020

Women's and Gender Studies

  1. GART-1500: Effective Writing I (several sections offered)
  2. WGST-1200:  Gal Pals:  Women and Friendship AND/OR WGST-1300: Imagining Women AND/OR WGST-1400:  Queer Activism
  3. WGST-1200:  Gal Pals:  Women and Friendship AND/OR WGST-1300: Imagining Women AND/OR WGST-1400:  Queer Activism
  4. 1 elective from Arts or Social Science - if you take 4 courses
  5. 1 elective from Arts or Social Science - if you take 5 courses

Need help choosing courses? Contact your academic advisor

Social Work and Women's Studies

  1. GART-1500: Effective Writing I (several sections offered)
  2. SWRK-1170:  Meeting Human Needs through Social Welfare
  3. WGST-1200:  Gal Pals:  Women and Friendship AND/OR WGST-1300: Imagining Women AND/OR WGST-1400:  Queer Activism
  4. WGST-1200:  Gal Pals:  Women and Friendship AND/OR WGST-1300: Imagining Women AND/OR WGST-1400:  Queer Activism
  5. 1 elective from Arts or Social Science - if you take 5 courses

Need help choosing courses? Contact your academic advisor

Women's and Gender Studies and another subject (ex. Criminology, Psychology, History)

  1. GART-1500: Effective Writing I (several sections offered)
  2. WGST-1200:  Gal Pals:  Women and Friendship AND/OR WGST-1300: Imagining Women AND/OR WGST-1400:  Queer Activism
  3. WGST-1200:  Gal Pals:  Women and Friendship AND/OR WGST-1300: Imagining Women AND/OR WGST-1400:  Queer Activism
  4. 1 elective from your other major
  5. 1 elective from your other major OR 1 elective from Arts or Social Science - if you take 5 courses

Need help choosing courses? Contact your academic advisor

Current course schedules

Course descriptions

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