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Women and Gender Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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Are you interested in a program of study that allows you to pursue your interest in gender equity and social justice while developing the skills employers and competitive graduate programs desire?  In Women’s and Gender Studies you will examine the ways that gender – through its connection with other forms of power such as race, class, sexuality and national location – shape lives, bodies, institutions and worlds.You will also develop your analytical and critical thinking skills, and your ability to integrate and apply knowledge across the disciplines – skills that are needed to succeed in today’s ever-changing and dynamic labor market. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Body Image and Culture
  • Women in Medieval Art
  • Women Musicians/West Mus Hist
  • Sexualities, Genders, & Bodies
  • Language and Gender
  • Gender Issues in Literature
  • Gender,Sex,Powr Screen Studies
  • LGBTQ Religious Experience
  • Black Women, Rel & Spiritualty
  • Images of Women in Germany
  • Culture and Sexuality
  • Sexual Praxis and Theory
  • Women in Classical Antiquity
  • Writing Women In Renaissance
  • 20C/21C Women Authors
  • Family, Sexuality, Rights
  • Gender and Media Studies
  • Arguing Feminism: Rhetoric
  • Black Women / Lit, Film, Music
  • Sexual Subcultures in Lit
  • Arab American Women Writers
  • Gender and Globalization
  • Queer Theory & Literature
  • Monsters, Women & the Gothic
  • Feminism & Mod. Mid. East
  • Immigrant Cultures and Gender

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Freshmen who have attended secondary school abroad are expected to meet the same general admissions requirements as U.S. students.   

Academic performance in high school

  • Successful completion of secondary school program before enrollment at UM-Dearborn
  • Solid preparation in the traditional academic college-preparatory subjects is required (English, math, science, social studies), by pursuing a general academic (non-vocational) program of study - see specific requirements by country
  • Trend of grades and mix of academic courses will be considered

SAT and/or ACT test scores

  • The highest composite test score is used in the Admission decision

Language proficiency test (TOEFL, MELAB, IELTS)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    183 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 183 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    183 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 183 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    105 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 105 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Dearborn Heights

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


UM-Dearborn offers many sources of funding each year to assist students with their academic and living expenses.  There are countless funding resources available from outside the university.  Students are encouraged to actively research all applicable scholarship opportunities.  

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