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Women's and Gender Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Omaha, NE, United States
The Women's and Gender Studies Program from University of Nebraska Omaha empowers individuals and communities through the collaborative work of students and faculty, who together study and explore all women’s lives and all constructions of gender across time, place, and culture, using a feminist lens.
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Overview

The interdisciplinary faculty teach a curriculum that emphasizes the intersections of gender with race/ethnicity, nationality, socioeconomic class, ability levels, sexuality, and additional dimensions of difference.

The Women's and Gender Studies program from University of Nebraska Omaha employs the tools of different disciplines, including communication, arts and humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and history. Graduating students are prepared for many opportunities beyond graduation.

Learning outcomes

Women’s and Gender Studies is a liberal arts degree. It prepares students for a wide variety of career and avocational paths. Graduates of this program are employed in non-profit organizations and small businesses, the local arts community and counseling. Some are pursuing advanced degrees in law, nursing, and occupational therapy.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies: Social and Behavioral Science
  • Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies: Humanities
  • Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
  • Social Statistics
  • Managerial Statistics for Business
  • Trigonometry

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

All students who have not yet earned any college credit and who are eligible to enter the university are accepted for admission to the college. However, admission of transfer students or students who have previously been enrolled at UNO is evaluated on an individual basis. A 2.0 grade point average in previous course work is required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21244 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21244 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Omaha

  • 985 - 1520 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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