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2023/2024 University Catalog 
2023/2024 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Women’s Studies Certificate

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(SIMS Code: 119504)

Offered through SDSU Global Campus

The Women’s Studies basic certificate is offered to non-degree seeking students to provide training in education, health care, community activism, social service agencies, and those concerned with issues relevant to women’s lives. Completion of the certificate will increase understanding of women in the humanities, health, and social sciences, as well as become proficient in theories unique to the discipline. Students will learn how women lived, worked, thought, resisted, created knowledge, and engaged in cultural activism.

Students register in upper division Women’s Studies courses through SDSU Global Campus. Before selecting courses, contact the Department of Women’s Studies to speak with an adviser. Applications may be obtained from SDSU Global Campus.

The certificate requires four Women’s Studies courses (12 units) at the 300-500 level with a grade point average of 2.75 or better.

Applications may be submitted prior to entering the program or before the completion of six semester units of coursework.

Required Courses

The certificate requires 12 units (four courses) to include

Overview Areas

Three courses selected from the following overview areas:

Health Overview

Any Health Overview course may be taken to fulfill Women’s Studies Overview. Courses must be completed with a grade point average of 2.75 or better. No more than one 300-level course may be taken for the certificate program.

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*With consent of program adviser.

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