Curriculum: B.A./B.S. Women Studies – Online
This program was recently renamed. Starting summer 2013, it will be the women, gender and sexuality studies program.
As a women studies major, you will study a diverse offering of subjects related to women, gender and sexuality. The women studies program at OSU is within the extensive College of Liberal Arts, offering students flexibility to explore various career paths and interests while pursuing a women studies degree.
This is a 180-credit undergraduate program at the end of which you will earn either a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science in Women Studies from Oregon State University.
Women studies majors must complete five main areas in order to graduate:
- Baccalaureate core: 48 credits plus a Writing Intensive Course (WIC) of at least 3 credits
- College of Liberal Arts core: 15 credits
- B.A./B.S. requirements: 15 – 24 credits
- Women studies major: 51 credits
- Electives: as needed to meet the 180 credit minimum to graduate
- Gender and science
- Women of color in the U.S.
- International women
- Global women in the movies
- Women and sexuality
- Violence against women
- Personal and social change
- Self and society
- Weight and body image
- Muslim women
A total of 180 quarter credits are required to graduate, including 60 upper division credits. For more information about the women, gender and sexuality studies major, please visit Oregon State’s official General Catalog. And please check out the following pages if you need additional information about the baccalaureate core or the College of Liberal Arts core.
Some of the degree requirements can be transferred from other colleges and universities. Please note that a minimum of 45 credits of the last 75 must be completed at Oregon State (online or on campus) to meet the academic residency requirement. Previously earned credits will need to be reviewed upon admittance into OSU for appropriate articulation. Additional information about transferring credits is available through the Single Course Search tool provided by OSU's Office of Admissions.
Add a minor
OSU Ecampus students have the ability to add a minor to their degree program. OSU offers a diverse selection of minors online. Combine women studies and a business minor or women studies plus a fisheries and wildlife minor to create an even more powerful resume fit for today's job market.