St. Kate's women's studies major deepens your understanding of cultural diversity and explores women's experiences past and present, nationally and globally.
You can earn a Bachelor of Arts with this major.
Upon admission, you will work with an advisor to tailor the courses to your interests.
The following women's studies courses are required:
- WOST 2050: Foundations in Women’s Studies
- WOST 3640: Feminist Theory or PHIL 3900: Feminist Philosophy
- WOST 4604: Internship
- WOST 4850: Senior Seminar
Electives, three of which must be upper-division courses, include:
- Two courses cross-listed in arts and humanities
- Two courses cross-listed in social sciences and sciences
- One course with a race/ethnicity component
- One elective cross-listed with any department and WOST
Women’s studies majors satisfy the Writing Requirement for Majors by completing WOST WOST 2050: Foundations in Women’s Studies and WOST 4850: Senior Seminar. You complete the Liberal Arts and Sciences Core Writing Requirement with two other writing-intensive courses (CORE 1000: The Reflective Woman and CORE 3990: Global Search for Justice).