The Certificate in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies is designed to facilitate a broad interdisciplinary study of gender and women's issues. It emphasizes the diversity of women's experiences through a focus on disciplinary based knowledge about women's lives and relationships in the many departments where courses in gender are taught.
While core coursework taught by the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program is required, student are expected to take the bulk of their elective coursework from approved Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program classes offered throughout the different departments on campus. A grade point average of 2.0 is required and a grade of C- in all WGSS courses taken. A total of 27 credits is required for the Certificate, with at least 12 of these credits at the upper-division level.