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Spring 2018 Women's and Gender Studies Graduate Certificate Courses

Core Courses:

WGST 600x/LGBT 600x
Research in Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Mo 6p.m.-8:40p.m.

WGST 620/LGBT 650
Feminist Theory and LGBT Studies 
Tu 6p.m.-8:40p.m.

NOTE: Any graduate-level special topics course or independent or directed study course may be counted toward the certificate when substantial treatment of law and women’s studies is included in the course, and with the approval of the director of the Center for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality. If you register for a course that is not listed below, but which offers significant coverage of law, women's and gender studies, call 815-753-1038 or email for approval to count the course toward your certificate.


**The following courses may count toward the certificate if there is significant coverage of gender and sexuality:

HIST 610.1
Research Seminar in U.S. History: Constitutional Rights
Tu 6:00-8:40 p.m.

PHHE 506 
Dimensions of Human Sexuality
Section 1- Mo 6:10p.m.-8:50p.m.
Section 2- Online

SOCI 550 
Social Inequality
TuTh 12:30-1:45pm

*The following courses may count toward the certificate with the advance approval:

WGST 602.P1
Internship in Women’s and Gender Studies

WGST 639
Independent Study in Women’s and Gender Studies

To register for an internship or independent study course, contact our program at least 2 weeks prior to the start of the semester.

*Approval required at least 2 weeks prior to the start of the semester. Contact us at 815-753-1038 or for approval.

Helpful Links

Register for classes on MyNIU

Women's & Gender Studies Internship Information

WGST 639: Women's & Gender Studies Independent Study form