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University of Utah    
 
    
 
  Oct 18, 2017
 
2017-2018 General Catalog

Gender Studies, B.S.


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Major Requirements for Gender Studies


Division of Gender Studies
www.genderstudies.utah.edu
Building 44 Rm. 218
801-581-8094

Minimum Degree Hours: 122
Minimum Major Hours: 44

Graduation Requirements

  • A minimum of 30 hours in GNDR courses are required.
  • A minimum of 18 hours in GNDR courses must be completed at the U of U.
  • All major courses must be completed with a C or better.

Honors in Gender Studies

Students seeking an HBA or HBS in Gender Studies must complete:

Core Courses


Intro to Feminist Theories


(Complete 1 course)

Electives


Five Electives/15 credit hours are required. THREE are chosen from the range of available courses found in the Gender Studies catalog. The final two electives are selected from a list of approved “Disciplinary Cell” options (see below).

Gender Studies Electives


Complete 3 courses. One of the three electives can be lower division (1000-2000 level). At least two out of the three courses must be 3000-level or above.

Allied Hours


In addition to Gender Studies credits, a minimum of 12 semester hours of allied course work is required, not including courses offered under the Gender Studies heading or cross-listed with Gender Studies, must be taken in support of the student’s major. Appropriate courses are to be negotiated by the student with the major advisor. If you are doing a double major or if you are doing a minor in addition to your Gender Studies major, that will automatically fulfill the Allied Hours requirement.

Sample 4-yr Degree Plan


Note: This is just a sample. Log into My Degree Dashboard (in CIS) and meet with your academic advisor to fit a program of study with your academic record.

First Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 13 Credit(s)

Spring Semester


Total Hours: 16 Credit(s)

Second Year


Fall Semester


  • GNDR 3730 - Women Writers 3 Credit(s)
  • Fulfills General Education (HF)

  • General Education (FF) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education (SF) 3 Credit(s)
  • Gender Studies - Allied Course 3 Credit(s)
  • General Elective Hours 4 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 16 Credit(s)

Spring Semester


Total Hours: 15 Credit(s)

Third Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 15 Credit(s)

Spring Semester


  • Gender Studies - Advanced Theory 3 Credit(s)
  • Gender Studies - Elective 3 Credit(s)
  • Gender Studies - Allied Course 3 Credit(s)
  • General Elective Hours 6 Credit(s) 
Total Hours: 15 Credit(s)

Fourth Year


Fall Semester


  • Gender Studies - Advanced Theory 3 Credit(s)
  • Gender Studies - Allied Course 3 Credit(s)
  • Gender Studies - Disciplinary Cell 3 Credit(s)
  • General Elective Hours 7 Credit(s) 
Total Hours: 16 Credit(s)

Spring Semester


  • Gender Studies - Disciplinary Cell 3 Credit(s)
  • Upper Division General Elective Hours 13 Credit(s) 
Total Hours: 16 Credit(s)