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Women's and Gender Studies

Pauline Jewett Institute of Women's and Gender Studies
(Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences) 1501 Dunton Tower 613-520-6645 carleton.ca/womensstudies

This section presents the requirements for:

Graduation Requirements

In addition to the program requirements listed below, students must satisfy:

  1. the University regulations (see the Academic Regulations of the University section of this Calendar),
  2. the Faculty regulations applying to all B.A. students including those relating to First-Year Seminars and Breadth requirements (see the Academic Regulations for the Bachelor of Arts Degree section of this Calendar.)

Students should consult with the Institute when planning their program and selecting courses.

Program Requirements

Women's and Gender Studies
B.A. Honours (20.0 credits)

  1. Credits included in the Major CGPA (9.0 Credits):
  1. 1.0 credit from WGST 1808 [1.0] or FYSM 1402 [1.0] or 1403 [1.0]
  2. 0.5 credit in WGST 2800
  3. 0.5 credit in WGST 2801
  4. 1.0 credit in WGST 3809 and WGST 3810
  5. 3.0 credits from: WGST 3004, WGST 3005, WGST 4901, WGST 4902, WGST 4903, WGST 4904 [1.0], WGST 4906, WGST 4909, WGST 4910;
  6. One of:
    1. WGST 4905 [1.0] Honours Research Project (see Note, below)

or

    1. 1.0 credit at the 4000 level in WGST or women's and gender studies electives
  1. 2.0 credits electives from courses with substantial material in women's and gender studies offered by other disciplines;
  1. Credits not included in the Major CGPA (11.0 credits):
  1. 8.0 credits not in WGST;
  2. 3.0 credits in free electives.
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Note: registration in Item 6 a) above, the Honours WGST 4905 requires a major CGPA of at least 11.00.
Women's and Gender Studies B.A. Combined Honours (20.0 credits)

  1. Credits Included in the Women's and Gender Studies Major CGPA (7.0 credits):
  1. 1.0 credit in WGST 1808 [1.0] or FYSM 1402 [1.0] or FYSM 1403 [1.0];
  2. 1.0 credit in WGST 2800 and WGST 2801;
  3. 1.0 credit in WGST 3809 and WGST 3810;
  4. 3.0 credits from: ANTH 2040, ARTH 3601, CDNS 3400, CLST 3002  [1.0], DIST 2101, ECON 3810, ENGL 2108, ENGL 2109, FILM 3301, HIST 2504[1.0], HIST 3106, HIST 3406, HIST 3504[1.0], HIST 3603, HIST 3705, HIST 3707, HIST 3711, HUMR 1001 [1.0], LAWS 3001, LAWS 3503, LAWS 3804, LALS 2703, COMM 3505, MUSI 3302, PHIL 2306, PHIL 2307, PSCI 2500, PSCI 3303, PSCI 3500, PSCI 3502, PSYC 3603, RELI 2235, SOCI 2043, SOCI 2045, SOCI 3040, SOCI 3420, SOWK 2004, SOWK 3204, SOWK 3804,WGST 2802, WGST  2803, WGST 2804, WGST 3003, WGST 3004, WGST 3005;
  5. 1.0 credit from: WGST 4900, WGST 4901, WGST 4902, WGST 4903, WGST 4904 [1.0], WGST 4905, WGST 4906, WGST 4909, WGST 4910, ARTH 4000, ARTH 4600, BUSI 4107, BUSI 4602, DIST 4101, HIST 4505 [1.0], JOUR 4307, LAWS 4001, LAWS 4002, MUSI 4303, PHIL 4603, PHIL 4604, PSCI 4208, PSCI 4402, PSCI 4403, PSCI 4500, PSCI 4501, PSCI 4506, PSCI 4605, SOCI 4040, SOCI 4420, SOWK 4206;
  1. Additional Requirements:
  1. The requirements for Combined Honours in the other discipline must be met;
  2. 5.0 credits in electives not in WGST or the other discipline;
  3. Sufficient electives to make a total of 20.0 credits for the degree.

Note: other courses may be substituted for the credits specified above in Items 4 and 5 above when material on gender and/or women is central to the course. Such substitutions must be individually approved by the Institute of Women's and Gender Studies.

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Women's and Gender Studies
B.A. General (15.0 credits)

  1. Credits Included in the Major CGPA (6.0 credits):
  1. 1.0 credit in WGST 1808 [1.0] or FYSM 1402 [1.0] or FYSM 1403 [1.0];
  2. 1.0 credit in WGST 2800 and WGST 2801;
  3. 1.0 credit in WGST 3809 and WGST 3810;
  4. 1.0 credit from: ARTH 3601, CDNS 3400, CLST 3002 [1.0], ECON 3810, FILM 3301, HIST 3106, HIST 3406, HIST 3504 [1.0], HIST 3603, HIST 3705, HIST 3707, HIST 3711, LAWS 3001, LAWS 3503,LAWS 3804, COMM 3505, MUSI 3302, PSCI 3303, PSCI 3500, PSCI 3502, PSYC 3603,SOCI 3040, SOCI 3420, SOWK 3204, SOWK 3804, WGST 3003, WGST 3004, WGST 3005;
  5. 2.0 credits from the courses in Item 4 and: ANTH 2040, DIST 2101, ENGL 2108, ENGL 2109, HIST 2504 [1.0], HUMR 1001 [1.0], LALS 2703, PHIL 2306, PHIL 2307, PSCI 2500, RELI 2235, SOCI 2043, SOCI 2045, SOWK 2004, WGST 2802, WGST 2803, WGST 2804;
  1. Credits Not Included in the Major CGPA (9.0 credits):
  1. 7.0 credits in electives not in WGST;
  2. 2.0 credits in free electives;

Note: other courses may be substituted for the credits specified above in items 4 and 5 above when material on gender and/or women is central to the course. Such substitutions must be individually approved by the Institute of Women's and Gender Studies.

Minor in Women's and Gender Studies

Requirements (4.0 credits):
  1. 1.0 credit in WGST 1808 [1.0] or FYSM 1402 [1.0] or FYSM 1403 [1.0];
  2. 1.0 credit in WGST 2800 and WGST 2801;
  3. 1.0 credit from: ARTH 3601, CDNS 3400, CLST 3002 [1.0], ECON 3810, FILM 3301, HIST 3106, HIST 3406, HIST 3504 [1.0], HIST 3603, HIST 3705, HIST 3707, HIST  3711, LAWS 3001, LAWS 3503, LAWS 3804, COMM 3505, MUSI 3302, PSCI 3303, PSCI 3500, PSCI 3502, PSYC 3603, SOCI 3040, SOCI 3420, SOWK 3204, SOWK 3804, WGST 3003, WGST 3004, WGST 3005;
  4. 1.0 credit from the courses in Item 3, or ANTH 2040, DIST 2101, ENGL 2108, ENGL 2109, HIST 2504 [1.0], HUMR 1001 [1.0], LALS 2703, PHIL 2306, PHIL 2307, PSCI 2500, RELI 2235, SOCI 2043, SOCI 2045, SOWK 2004, WGST 2802, WGST 2803, WGST 2804;
  5. The remaining requirements of the major discipline(s) and degree must be satisfied.

Note: other courses may be substituted for the credits specified above when material on gender and/or women is central to the course. Such substitutions must be individually approved by the Institute of Women's and Gender Studies.

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Approved Women's and Gender Studies Electives

The following course offerings are listed for the convenience of students. Detailed course descriptions will be found under the appropriate departmental course listings.

Note: Special Topics courses and other courses offered by units throughout the University may in any given year contain substantial material on gender and/or women's experience. Recent examples include certain courses in art history, geography, history, journalism and sociology.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Art History
ARTH 3601, ARTH 4000, ARTH 4600
Canadian Studies
CDNS 3400
Comparative Literary Studies
CLST 3002
English Language and Literature
ENGL 2108, ENGL 2109
Film Studies
FILM 3301
History
HIST 2504, HIST 3106, HIST 3406, HIST 3504, HIST 3603, HIST 3705, HIST 3707, HIST 4505
Human Rights
HUMR 1001, HUMR 2301, HUMR 4301
Interdisciplinary Studies
DIST 2101, DIST 4101
Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
LALS 2703
Music
MUSI 3302, MUSI 4303
Philosophy
PHIL 2306, PHIL 2307, PHIL 4603, PHIL 4604
Psychology
PSYC 3603
Religion
RELI 2235
Sociology-Anthropology
ANTH 2040, SOCI 2043, SOCI 2045, SOCI 3040, SOCI 3420, SOCI 4040, SOCI 4420
Faculty of Public Affairs
Business
BUSI 4107, BUSI 4602
Communication Studies
COMM 3601
Economics
ECON 3810
Journalism
JOUR 4307
Law
LAWS 3001, LAWS 3503, LAWS 3804, LAWS 4001, LAWS 4002
Political Science
PSCI 2500, PSCI 3303, PSCI 3500, PSCI 3502, PSCI 4208, PSCI 4402, PSCI 4403, PSCI 4500, PSCI 4501, PSCI 4506, PSCI 4605
Social Work
SOWK 2004, SOWK 3204, SOWK 3804, SOWK 4206
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