The program is designed to be completed within 12 months and to commence in September. The program requires six courses (18.0 credit units) plus the completion of a Major Research Paper (3.0 credit units). Courses consist of two required core courses and four electives taken during fall and winter terms. One of the elective courses may be a Practicum (GNDS-850). The program concludes with the completion of the Major Research Paper during spring and summer.
The required courses are (all are 3.0 credit units):
GNDS-801 Theories in Gender Studies
GNDS-802 Methodologies in Gender Studies
GNDS-898 Major Research Paper
Students must also complete the required GNDS-815 Professional Development Seminar (0 credit units) to meet the coursework requirements of the degree.