24 months
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20756 USD/year
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About

The Women's and Gender Studies Program at Southern Connecticut State University is committed to integrating scholarly inquiry, critical problem-solving methods, professional training, cooperative leadership skills, and practical strategies for intervention in real-life situations affecting the well-being of women locally and globally.

Overview

Women's and Gender Studies from Southern Connecticut State University is designed to give students access to advanced concepts in Women's & Gender Studies, to the specialized research methods of the field, and to the professional skills related to Women's & Gender Studies that can be applied in the work place. 

Graduates with Women's and Gender Studies from Southern Connecticut State University will be able to:

  • Discuss the history of feminist thought in US and international contexts
  • Articulate the connections and dynamics between feminist theories and  practices
  • Conduct a sophisticated analysis of the intersectionality of gender, race, class, ethnicity, sexuality, and nationality
  • Articulate the connections and dynamics between Women's Studies and other academic disciplines
  • Locate, analyze, and interpret information from a wide range of materials, including scholarly, archival, qualitative, and quantitative materials
  • Merge (1) personal knowledge and experiences; (2) feminist theories and activism, with the content of women's studies and other courses to formulate sound arguments supported with research
  • Use the intersectionality of gender, race, class, ethnicity, sexuality, and nationality as a tool of analysis
  • Critically examine the issues from the perspectives of (1) the global and the local or (2) the universal and the particular
  • Apply feminist theories to local, national, or international public and community service
  • Demonstrate professionalism in the application of feminist theories and practice in a variety of social settings
  • Communicate effectively about the need for social transformation and demonstrate effectiveness in engaging citizens

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Feminist Theories and Practices
  • Research Methods in Women's Studies 
  • History of Feminist Thought 
  • Global Women's Issues 
  • Field Experience

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

33 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold the foreign equivalent of a United States bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education with an undergraduate grade point average of at least "B." (On various grading scales this would be at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Present certified copies and certified English translations of all academic achievements in each college or university attended. A diploma is not sufficient. The complete record of courses and marks earned and/or record of subjects and examination results must be received. Documents presented by applicants must detail the award of either a bachelor 's degree or equivalent or a graduate degree.

Technological requirements

Undergraduate grade point average of at least "B." (On various grading scales this would be at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, 14 on a 20 point scale.)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20756 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10378 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    20756 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10378 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    8058 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4029 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for New Haven

1380 - 2110 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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