The Department of Gender Studies administers a study program leading to a Certificate in Sexual and Gender Diversity. This option is available to all students regardless of their degree concentration, and is intended for those students who wish to add a critical sexualities and gender diversity component to their degree program(s).
The Certificate Program consists of 30 units and is structured as follows:
- GNDS 215/3.0 . New this year - this course will be taught online Fall 2015 through Continuing and Distance Studies
- 3.0 units from any course in any department that has a major written assignment or two minor written assignments on the intersection of race and sexual and/or gender diversity. This course must be approved by the Coordinator of the Certificate Program.
- 24.0 units from any course in any department that has a major written assignment or two minor assignments on the subject of sexual and/or gender diversity. These courses must be approved by the Coordinator of the Certificate Program.
Students considering adding the Certificate in Sexual and Gender Diversity to their degree program should consult with the Certificate Coordinator in the Department of Gender Studies regarding course selection. The Certificate Coordinator will track students' progress throughout the certificate program and approve on an annual basis the selection and appropriate completion of coursework. The Certificate in Sexual and Gender Diversity will be awarded upon successful completion of a degree program at Queen's University.
SXGD Certificate Coordinator: Melissa Houghtaling firstname.lastname@example.org
For a meeting, please email: Kathy Baer email@example.com
To download a copy of the SXGD brochure, click here