Programs of Study

Concentration in Women's Studies

The UCLA Women's Studies Program offers a Concentration in Women's Studies to allow graduate students enrolled in UCLA departments, programs and professional schools to acquire expertise and a credential in Women's Studies.The requirements for the Women's Studies Concentration are in addition to the requirements of the student's primary program in their department or school. Upon completion of the requirements, Women's Studies will furnish each concentrator with a letter attesting to their basic competency in graduate work in Women's Studies.

Required Courses
Women's Studies 201, 202, and 210--the introductory courses in Women's Studies.
Women's Studies 204--research seminar sponsored by Center for the Study of Women (one-unit course taken for two quarters).

Research Paper
Students submit a Women's Studies-related research paper. This paper may have been prepared in any graduate course (in Women's Studies or the student's home department, program, or school) but should reflect the concepts, theories, knowledge, and/or methods used in Women's Studies. The paper is approved by a faculty member designated by the Chair of the Graduate Committee.

Admissions & Application Procedures
All graduate students in good standing enrolled in UCLA departments, programs and professional schools are eligible. Admission is not competitive but space in courses is limited. Enrollment in each course is by instructor consent. To apply for the concentration in Women's Studies, please fill out the application form and submit it to Jenna Miller-Von Ah, Staff Graduate Advisor at 2524 Hershey Hall or jenna@women.ucla.edu.

 

 

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