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Global Gender Studies Minor - Program Requirements

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

Completing the Global Gender Studies Minor Program

Academic Requirements

Total required credit hours for the minor are 18 (6 courses).

Academic Advice

Complete and submit the application form for a minor in Global Gender Studies to the Department of Transnational Studies, found on the Transnational Studies website. We strongly encourage all students signed up or interested in the Global Gender Studies Major to talk to the Director of Undergraduate Studies about tailoring a program that meet your needs, interests, and circumstances.

Transfer Credit Policy

SUNY Seamless Transfer is a SUNY-wide program intended to make transferring to UB and other SUNY Schools simple and efficient for SUNY students. SUNY has defined courses that SUNY students can take before transferring which will apply to the major at UB and ensure timely graduation.

Information about the Transfer Path for this major can be found on the SUNY website.

Students are encouraged to contact their academic advisor or department to discuss how their coursework will apply to their degree.

Students who wish to transfer to the University at Buffalo and pursue a major in Global Gender Studies must first be accepted by the university's admissions office before applying to the program. Students are referred by College of Arts and Sciences Student Advisement and Services to this program so that all transfer credits can be evaluated and applied. Transfer students are advised to bring course descriptions and syllabi to the Director of Undergraduate Studies.

Residency Requirement

Prerequisite Courses

Required Courses

GGS 101 Introduction to Gender and Women's Studies
GGS 205 Women in the Global System OR GGS 241 Women in Developing Countries: Socio-economic and Political Perspectives
GGS 228 Introduction to Feminist Theory
GGS 330 Global Women's Voices OR GGS 414 Globalization and Gender
Electives: Two additional Global Gender Studies courses required.*

*UB Seminar cannot count towards electives.

Departmental Honors Requirements

Please see the Academic Honors page.

Total Credit Hours Required

Total Credits Required for Minor/Certificate 18

Minors and certificates must be completed in conjunction with a major and all university degree requirements must be met.

Students should consult with an academic advisor to determine how any transfer or exam credit might be utilized in meeting general education, prerequisite, or major requirements.

Total Credit Hours Required represents the minimum credits needed to complete this program, and may vary based on a number of circumstances. This chart should not be used for financial aid purposes.

Published: Apr 12, 2019 12:35:44