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Women's and Gender Studies

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Women's and Gender Studies

Address:
Wayne Hall 736
125 W. Rosedale Avenue
West Chester, PA 19382


Jean Bauer
610-436-2584
JBauer@wcupa.edu

Dr. Simon Ruchti, Chair
610-436-2464
ERuchti@wcupa.edu

Department Details

Bachelor of Arts in Women's Studies

30 Semester Credit Hours:

  • WOS 225: Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies
  • WOS 305: Intellectual Roots of Western Feminism
  • WOS 405: Feminist Theory (prerequisite: WOS 225 and WOS 305 or permission of the instructor)
  • Elective Courses (seven of them):
    • With an advisor, students may choose other WOS and cross-listed courses
    • No more then 9 credits may be taken in any one department (except Women's and Gender Studies)
    • At least 5 courses must be completed at the 300-400 level

Minor in Women's Studies

18 Semester Credit Hours:

  • WOS 225: Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies
  • One of; WOS 405, WOS 410 or WOS 415
  • Elective Courses (four of them):
    • Students may choose other WOS and cross-listed courses
    • No more than two courses may be taken in a single department (except in Women's and Gender Studies)
    • Additional courses may be applied to the minor with the approval of the Director of Women's and Gender Studies
    • WOS 305 is strongly encouraged