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Liberal Arts and Professional Studies – Advanced Certificate in Women’s Studies


School of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies

Certificate requirements:

Students beginning this certificate must have completed 60 credits or the equivalent of university education.

For purposes of meeting certificate requirements, all nine-credit general education (foundation) courses will count as six credits towards the certificate.

Graduating with a certificate: except where otherwise stated, a minimum cumulative grade point average of 4.00 is required to satisfy certificate requirements. Students must also submit application to graduate from a certificate program. Applications should be obtained from and filed with the unit administering the certificate program. Transcript notation that the requirements for a certificate have been completed will be made once the Registrar’s Office has received notice from the unit administering the program. Certificates will not be conferred until candidates have successfully completed an undergraduate degree program if they are simultaneously enrolled in a degree and a certificate program. The Faculty does not award certificates retroactively. Refer to the Academic Standards section for details of the undergraduate certificate minimum standards.

Core courses: The core courses are offered by the  Gender and Women’s Studies programand like the required courses have the second digit five (5) in the course number, e.g. WMST 2500 6.00.

Non-core courses (courses offered by other teaching units): may be acceptable for program credit or cross-listed with the  Gender and Women’s Studies program. These courses will count towards the certificate requirements in women’s studies. Please consult the School of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies website for course listings.

Requirements: 30 credits including:

Note: Consult the School of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies for the list of available core and non-core courses each year.

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