Women's and Gender Studies

Post-2015 Requirements

This page contains information for students who entered (or will enter) their program in 2015 or later. If you entered your program prior to 2015, please visit here: Pre-2015 Requirements.


Minor, Major, and Honours requirements for students entering their programs in or after 2015.

Please see section 44.33 of the University Calendar for complete program information.

Click the '+' to see the requirements for the listed program.

  • Minor in WGS

    The minor in WGS requires a minimum of *18 in WGS or cross-listed courses including at least:

    •  *3 at the 300-level
    •  *3 at the 400 level

  • Major in WGS

    The major in WGS requires a minimum of *30 in WGS or cross-listed classes.

    Students must complete the following:

    •  *9 selected from:    
                  ••  WGS 301 (History of Feminist Thought)          
                  ••  WGS 302 (Feminist Research and Methodology)     
                  ••  WGS 332 (Contemporary Feminist Theory), or
                  ••  WGS 360 (Race, Class, Gender)     
    •  *9 at the 400-level in WGS or cross-listed courses, including a minimum *6 in WGS courses

  • Honours in WGS

    Honours in WGS requires a minimum of *48 in WGS or cross-listed Courses.

    Students must complete the following:

    •  *6 selected from:    
                  ••  WGS 301 (History of Feminist Thought),
                  ••  WGS 332 (Contemporary Feminist Theory), or     
                  ••  WGS 360 (Race, Class, Gender) 
    •  WGS 302 (Feminist Research and Methodology)
    •  WGS 402 (Honours Thesis in WGS, *6)
    •  *6 in WGS courses at the 400-level