In lieu of 442 and 452 students may select, with the permission of the director, two other graduate-level courses dealing with leadership issues.
Women's and Gender Studies Concentration
MLS 401 VISIONS OF THE SELF
MLS 405 REPRESENTATIONS OF THE BODY
MLS 403 THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE
or MLS 404 THE CITY
MLS 440 FEMINIST THEORIES
MLS 441 WOMEN ACROSS CULTURES
- Six or seven elective courses, depending on program completion option. Chose from MALS special topics or graduate or upper-level courses with the aid of the student’s advisor. Three of the six courses must meet the criteria of the Women’s and Gender Studies concentration; that is, the topic, content, and approach to the course must be focused upon the study of women or gender relations. For example, MLS 445, MLS 467, MLS 474, MLS 477 and MLS 478 meet these criteria.
MLS 499 CAPSTONE
(or a designated exit course, if the Exit Course Option is chosen). The topic, content, and approach of the integrating project must be focused on the study of women or gender. A Women's Studies faculty member must advise the student throughout the project's development.