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Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #380 (QS) Winston-Salem, NC, United States
The Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGS) Department at Wake Forest University offers all students rigorous academic courses that examine and question cultural, biological, political,and social constructions of femininity and masculinity. Our Department is interdisciplinary in content and approach.
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Overview

Key Features

Whether you enroll in a course that explores the history, literature, or issues of women, a class devoted to the sociology or politics of gender, or studies in masculinity, or the gay and lesbian community, you will find yourself in the company of teachers and learners who encourage critical thinking and dialogue.

Courses in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Wake Forest University are taught by faculty from numerous disciplines who engage in writing and research that enrich their own fields and contribute to the vitality of the classroom experience. Thus, the program in WGS seeks to promote that research and to bring together the wealth of perspectives offered by a diverse and creative faculty.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Window on Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
  • Writing and Women’s Issues
  • Feminist Philosophy
  • Introduction to Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
  • Race and Ethnic Diversity in America
  • Women Playwrights
  • Feminist Theory and Practice.

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • International student applicants are required to submit a $65 application fee.
  • Certified transcripts are required from each secondary school, college or university attended. A record of at least four years of schooling is needed in order to evaluate the application. 
  • All international students whose first language is not English are required to submit either a TOEFL or an IELTS score. The official score reports should be sent directly to Wake Forest from the testing institutions.
  • Wake Forest does not require applicants to submit an SAT or ACT score in the admissions application. If submitting scores, score reports must be sent directly from the testing organizations.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    57760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 57760 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    57760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 57760 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Winston-Salem

  • 864 - 1410 USD/month
    Living Costs

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