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Women's and Gender Studies, B.A.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Pittsburg, CA, United States
The major in women’s studies offers students the opportunity for the interdisciplinary study of women’s contributions to society and women’s experience in diverse cultures and historical periods. Students seek to understand the new scholarship on women and the new intellectual frameworks, methodologies, and feminist theories that examine gender as a social construct.

Overview

They analyze critically the representations of women in literature and the arts, in social and political theory and practice, and in the sciences, and they are encouraged to rethink their own responsibility for reshaping society.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

    Women and Art Gender Issues in Work and ManagementWomen and the Criminal Justice SystemRepresentations of Race and GenderPerspectives in Queer TheoryIntroduction to Women WritersFemale Narration: Race and Gender in Women's Film

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

      Application requirements:
      First-year student admission is for applicants entering directly from high school, without enrolling in prior post-secondary course work (other than courses completed while attending high school).
      First-year student applicants must submit the following:
      ·         Completed application for admission
      ·         Official high school transcripts 
      ·         SAT  or ACT scores
      ·         Essay or writing sample
      ·         One or more letters of recommendation from guidance counselor or teachers. 
      Students may apply using our test optional policy and choose not to submit their standardized test scores at the time of application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37611 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37611 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    37611 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37611 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Pittsburg

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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