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Global Studies - Gender and Women's Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
South Bend, IN, United States
A Global Studies - Gender and Women's Studies major at Saint Mary's College enables you to fully participate in the emerging global community, increases your post-graduate opportunities in a wide array of globally oriented fields, and may include living outside the United States. 
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Overview

The Global Studies - Gender and Women's Studies program curriculum at Saint Mary's College covers the basics of global studies, plus aspects of gender and women's studies, including gender, sexual orientation, and race in different cultures and time periods. To fulfill the senior comprehensive requirement, you'll give a presentation of your senior research paper to gender and women’s studies faculty and students.

You'll demonstrate competence in at least one world language and spend at least five weeks in a college-sponsored study abroad program. All students in the global studies major will submit an e-portfolio at the end of the senior seminar. Some of the items in the portfolio include: language proficiency score, reflection paper regarding study abroad experience, resume, and research proposal.

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: 

  • Survey I: Culture and Language 
  • Principles of Macroeconomics 
  • World Civilization II 
  • International Politics
  • Comparative Politics  
  • Senior Seminar in Global Studies 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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:

    6.5

    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.

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General Requirements

  • academic accomplishments as evidenced by rigor of coursework, grades, grade trends
  • self-reported SAT or ACT scores (unless you plan to apply Test Optional). We'll accept your self-reported scores off the application for admission and scholarship consideration, but in order for you to ultimately enroll at Saint Mary's, you will be required to submit your official test scores. So, report them accurately!
  • extracurricular activities
  • community service and leadership experience
  • personal essay
  • recommendations from counselors, teachers, coaches and other personal acquaintances

Tuition Fee

  • International

    43040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43040 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    43040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43040 USD per year 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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