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  Feb 24, 2018
 
 
    
University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Women's and Gender Studies (Faculty of Arts) [Arts]


Honors in Women's and Gender Studies


Students planning to apply for admission should consult BA Honors  for admission requirements. See BA (Honors)  for Faculty regulations concerning the Honors program.

Students wishing to pursue a major, minor, honors or combined honors in Women's and Gender Studies should note that the completion of at least ★3 in WGS at the 100-or 200-level is a prerequisite for all 300- and 400-level WGS courses. Refer to Calendar descriptions for prerequisites requirements for Women's and Gender Studies cross-listed courses. See Cross-Listed Courses  for regulations concerning cross-listed courses. Consult the Women's and Gender Studies website at www.wgs.ualberta.ca for a current list of approved cross-listed courses.

Honors in Women's and Gender Studies requires a minimum of ★48 to a maximum of ★60 in Women's and Gender Studies (WGS) courses or in Women's and Gender Studies cross-listed courses, including at least ★12 at the 400-level.

Required Courses:


Promotion Requirements


Promotion from year to year requires a minimum GPA of at least 3.0 with an average of at least 3.3 in all WGS or Women's and Gender Studies cross-listed courses.

Graduation Requirements


Graduation with Honors in Women's and Gender Studies requires a graduation average of at least 3.0 with an average of at least 3.3 in all WGS courses and Women's and Gender Studies cross-listed courses. Graduation with First-Class Honors requires a minimum GPA of 3.7 on all WGS courses and Women's and Gender Studies cross-listed courses in the two final years (last ★60) and an average of at least 3.5 on all courses in the two final years (last ★60).

Combined Honors in Women's and Gender Studies


A Combined Honors program in Women's and Gender Studies and another discipline requires a minimum of ★36 at the senior level in Women's and Gender Studies and a minimum of ★36 in the other field.

Note:


With special permission, a Combined Honors Essay INT D 520  may be allowed in lieu of WGS 402  [Honors Essay ]. In this case, an additional ★3 in 400-level WGS will be required.

Promotion and Graduation Requirements


In the Combined Honors program, students must meet the promotion and graduation standards of both the Department of Women's and Gender Studies and the other field. Requirements for Women's and Gender Studies are outlined above.

Major and Minor in Women's and Gender Studies


Degree of BA


See Bachelor of Arts (BA) .

Students wishing to pursue a major or minor in Women's and Gender Studies should note that the completion of at least ★3 in WGS at the 100- or 200-level is a prerequisite for all 300- and 400-level WGS courses. Refer to Calendar descriptions for prerequisite requirements for Women's and Gender Studies cross-listed courses. See Cross-Listed Courses  for regulations concerning cross-listed courses. Consult the Women's and Gender Studies Program Booklet available from the Women's and Gender Studies website at www.wgs.ualberta.ca for a current list of approved cross-listed courses.

A major in Women's Studies requires a minimum of ★30 to a maximum of ★48 in Women's and Gender Studies (WGS) or Women's and Gender Studies cross-listed courses.

Required Courses:


  • ★9 at the 400-level in WGS or Women's and Gender Studies cross-listed courses, including a minimum of ★6 in WGS courses.

Minor


A minor in Women's and Gender Studies requires a minimum of ★18 to a maximum of ★42 at the senior level in Women's and Gender Studies or Women's and Gender Studies cross-listed courses including at least ★3 in 300-level WGS and ★3 400-level WGS courses.