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Global Gender Studies BA - Applying to the Program

(HEGIS: 49.03 HUMANITIES & SOCIAL SCI, CIP: 05.0299 Ethnic, Cultural Minority, and Gender Studies, Other)

Becoming a Global Gender Studies BA Student

Becoming a University at Buffalo Student

Admission to UB is based on a holistic review. We consider high school average, class rank (where applicable), strength of the high school academic record and SAT or ACT scores. A personal essay, recommendations, documented creative talent, demonstrated leadership, community service and special circumstances are also considered. For the 2019 admitted freshman class, UB reported an average GPA range from 90-96, an average ACT score of 24-30 and an average SAT score of 1180-1350.
The following is not required for admission, but is suggested as adequate preparation for university-level coursework:

  • Four years of English (with a substantial writing component).
  • Four years of social studies.
  • Three years of college-preparatory science.
  • Three years of a second language.
  • Three years of college-preparatory mathematics.

Visit Undergraduate Admissions to learn more.

Freshman Admission to the Program

All freshmen who select Global Gender Studies BA on their UB application are listed as approved majors. New students will be contacted by the College of Arts and Sciences Student Advisement & Services office regarding initial course registration after paying their tuition deposit and completing the online Orientation Data Form.

Current UB Students Applying to the Program

Complete and submit the application form for a major in Global Gender Studies to the Department of Global Gender and Sexuality Studies.

Suggested Introductory Courses

GGS 101 Introduction to Gender and Women's Studies is a good overview of what global gender studies offers students; however, for more advanced students, a discussion with the director of undergraduate studies may help to place the student in a higher level course that addresses their current interests and academic focus.

 
Published: May 26, 2020 15:54:32