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Interdisciplinary Studies - Women & Gender Studies - Certificate

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The WGS Certificate is a 12 semester credit hour academic certificate designed to help the student understand women's and gender issues as a fundamental category of social and cultural analysis; to help the student link gender with class, race, ethnic, and sexual identification; and to help the student analyze the diversity of experiences concerning women and issues of gender identity and expression. It provides a unique foundation for various majors and careers, including education, social and behavioral sciences, criminal justice, math, engineering, and many others. (All courses are core curriculum courses and will transfer as core to all Texas public universities.)


Prerequisite Courses

Year 1

Semester 1
ENGL 1302 Composition II - Women/Gender Issues 3
HIST 1302 United States History II 3
Choose one course from two of the following categories: 6
Language Philosophy & Culture
HUMA 2319 American Minority Studies OR
Creative Arts
ARTS 1304 Art History II OR
HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities I 3
Social & Behavioral Sciences
SOCI 1306 Social Problems - (Women/Gender Issues) 3
Semester 2
Semester 3

Year 2

Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3
Total Credits 12

* Institutional Certificate