Women’s and Gender Studies are based in feminist theory, queer theory, post-colonial and ethnic studies, and a variety of social sciences and cultural studies.
What you'll study
Students pursuing the Women's and Gender Studies track at the University of Colorado Denver, focus on issues of sex and gender as they manifest in societies through culture, language, politics, visual representation, and history. They take course work in social theory, feminist theory, and gender studies emphasizing critical thinking about the condition of women and the role of gender in both historical and in contemporary experience.
Students will take 9 hours of required courses work for either the Humanities or Social Science general degree plan. They then pursue focused coursework and track requirements as outlined below.
For students in either program pursuing a different track (Philosophy-Theory; Visual Studies; Community Health; Social Justice, etc., there is also an option of a 12-credit hour WGST Graduate Certificate that allows coursework for their track to be used for the certificate when course content is appropriate. For example, a student taking a course on Gender and International Development for the Social Justice track may also use this course to count towards the 12 credits required for a WGST Grad Certificate, thereby allowing the student to gain two-pronged concentration.
- Feminism and Gender Theory Seminar: Methods and Theories of Feminism and Gender Studies
- Feminist Philosophy
- Survey of Feminist Thought
- Women and the Law
- Sexuality, Gender, and Visual Representation
- Imperialism, Postcolonial Theory, and Visual Discourse
- 12 months
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DisciplinesHistory Gender & Sexuality Studies Philosophy & Ethics View 664 other Masters in History in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Online Graduate Admission Application
- $50 non-reimbursable fee
- 3 Letters of Recommendation. At least two of these letters must be academic -- that is, from former professors of yours. To ensure the complete objectivity of evaluation, students should not have had access to these letters. Letters should be sent by your recommender.
- Statement of Purpose or Letter of Intent
- Writing sample
- Transcripts from every institution of higher learning attended including those foreign. Mailed copies must be in a sealed envelope. E-transcripts are also accepted and can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
International46548 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1293 USD per credit during 12 months.
National46548 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1293 USD per credit during 12 months.
In-State13968 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 388 USD per credit during 12 months.
Living costs for Denver
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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