Women's Studies

Degree: Cert Programs

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The University of Georgia Institute for Women’s Studies provides a feminist interdisciplinary perspective on women and gender. Administratively a program in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, Women’s Studies cooperates with departments of all schools and colleges of the University in developing its curriculum and programming.

Traditional academic disciplines have devoted little systematic attention to issues of gender, race, class, and sexuality. In the past 30 years, feminist scholars have contributed to the reinterpretation of existing data and to the presentation of new knowledge about the diversity of women’s experiences. Through course work and outreach, the Institute for Women’s Studies offers students an opportunity to explore women’s lives in global and multicultural contexts.

School/College

Franklin College of Arts and Sciences
Old College
Athens, GA 30602-1732
Phone: 706/542-3400

Academic Department

Institute for Women’s Studies
Gilbert Hall, 210 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602-1802
Phone: 706/542.2846

Contacts

Graduate Coordinator

Patricia L. Richards

706/542-3235

The Women's Studies Program offers a 15-hour graduate certificate in Women's Studies. The certificate is available to students who are currently pursuing a graduate degree or who already have a graduate degree. The purpose of the certificate is to expose students to the rapidly expanding interdisciplinary scholarship on women that might otherwise be neglected in their traditional curricula. Interested graduate students must first contact the program advisor to submit an application and to select an interdisciplinary program of study.

Degree

Code

Course Descriptions

CERT

937

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