Credits required
180 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 180 quarter credits are equal to 120 semester credits.
Cost per credit
$297 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Online You can complete all courses online. Some courses may require proctored exams in your local area.
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B.A./B.S. Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies – Online


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An undergraduate degree in women, gender and sexuality studies (WGSS) from OSU is a stepping stone toward careers in advocacy, criminal justice, education and social work. Many of our graduates also use their degree as a foundation for graduate school or law school.

Here is a sample list of job titles for WGSS majors:

  • Clinical social worker
  • College professor
  • Human rights advocate
  • Journalist
  • Lawyer (many WGSS graduates go on to law school)
  • Legislative aide
  • Labor union organizer
  • Rape crisis program director
  • Victim’s advocate

For information about job prospects for these career fields, please visit the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Handbook. OSU Ecampus Career Services is also a great resource for career information.


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