University of Alberta

Women's and Gender Studies

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Program Information

School:University of Alberta
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Women's Studies
Description:Women’s and Gender Studies is a field of study that encourages students to ask big questions about the way that gender impacts how we think, how we live, and how we understand ourselves and others. Emphasis is placed on the ways that gender, Indigeneity, race, class, age, sexuality, ability, and size work together. The Department of Women’s and Gender Studies is a hub for feminism, social justice studies, and engaged citizenship at the University of Alberta.

Are you interested in working closely with faculty mentors in labs and community settings on real-life challenges, or interacting with peers who have similar academic interests and passions? Do you want to gain research experience for graduate studies or refine your writing for a professional career? Then, the Women’s and Gender Studies Honors program is right for you!
URL:Women's and Gender Studies at University of Alberta
Length:4 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
    This program does not allow admission directly from high school. Preprofessional Study Time: 1 year. Minimum of 24 units of transferable course weight required. Consult the U of A Calendar for fields of study and appropriate first-year course selection. For consideration, you need a minimum Admission Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 with an average of 3.3 or better in your Honors subject courses; Competitive AGPA varies by field of study from 3.0-3.3.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 20, 2018

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