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Women's and Gender Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
South Bend, IN, United States
Women's and Gender Studies provides students at Indiana University South Bend a coherent, but flexible, program of study examining scholarship and theory on the history, status, contributions, and experiences of women and men in diverse cultural communities.
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Overview

The interdisciplinary perspective of the field expands our intellectual vision and our capacity to resolve problems. The Women’s and Gender Studies Program at Indiana University South Bend is committed to an expanding recognition of the impact and strength of difference and diversity in people’s lives.

Learning outcomes

The Women’s and Gender Studies major, minor, and four-year degree programs enable students to analyze how gender, in its dynamic interrelationship with race and class, has shaped and given meaning to people’s lives.

The Women’s and Gender Studies Program is administered by the director and the Women’s Studies Governing Board.

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:

  • Gender Studies 
  • Research Methods in Women's Studies 
  • International Perspectives on Women 
  • Feminist Theory 
  • Seminar in Gender Studies (or an approved alternative) 
  • Women's Studies Practicum 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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.

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General Requirements

  • Eight semesters of English or the language of instruction
  • Six to eight semesters of mathematics
  • Six to eight semesters of natural sciences (biology, chemistry, physics)
  • Six semesters of social science (economics, government, history, psychology, or sociology)
  • Eight semesters of foreign language, fine arts, computer science, or technical skills

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19346 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9673 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    19346 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9673 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    6894 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3447 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for South Bend

  • 885 - 1440 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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