Women's and Gender Studies
An area of concentration in Women’s and Gender Studies examines the historical and contemporary status of women in all societies, explores the diverse contributions and voices of women past and present, advocates for women’s issues, and promotes equitable communities. Students often use the tools of history, economics, science, politics, health, art and other disciplines to study the lives of women.
|Concentration Requirements (Blocks 1 & 2)*||30 hours|
|WGST 2010 Introduction to WGST: Social and Behavioral Sciences||3 hours|
|WGST 2020 Introduction to WGST: The Humanities||3 hours|
|WGST 4010 Senior Seminar||3 hours|
|Additional 21 hours (15 of which must be upper-level) to be selected from approved Women's and Gender Studies courses.||21 hours|
|Block 3||15 hours|
|Comprised of a complementary or separate area of study than the Concentration (Blocks 1 & 2)|
|Elective hours as needed to reach 120 total credit hours|
|University General Education||40 hours|
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|TOTAL DEGREE||120 hours|
* Must include at least 12 hours of upper level credit completed at UNO
- It is highly recommended that students visit with the Women's and Gender Studies Program Director, Dr. Karen Falconer Al-Hindi at email@example.com or 402.554.3834.
- WGST 4010 Senior Seminar has very specific pre-requisites: WGST 2010, 2020 and 9 hours of 3000 or higher level WGST with a grade of C or better.
|Students with an area of concentration in Women's and Gender Studies may find careers in:|
|• Government or Non-profit Organizations|
|• Human Resources|
|• Public Relations|
|• Customer Service|
|• Human/Social Services|
|• Business Management|