Specialization in Women's Studies

Admission Requirements

Completion of first-year requirements, including 1.0 Women's Studies course at the 1000 level (either WS1020E or 1.0 course from WS 1021F/G, WS 1022F/G, WS 1023F/G, WS 1024F/G) with a mark of at least 60%, or permission of the Department. Note: Students beginning Women's Studies after first year may substitute Women's Studies 2240F/G in place of the 1.0 course requirement for first year Women's Studies and take it concurrently with their second-year courses.


You must complete 9.0 courses including:

  • 1.0 course: WS2220E
  • 1.0 course: WS3321F/G and WS3322F/G
  • 1.0 course in Women's Studies at the 2000-2199 level or above
  • 5.0 courses in Women's Studies at the 2200 level or above
  • 1.0 courses in Women's Studies at the 3000 level or above

A student may apply to the Department for approval to substitute up to 2.0 courses from another department provided that the courses are relevant to the student's Specialization in Women's Studies.