Jun 30, 2022  
University of Alberta Calendar 2021-2022 
    
University of Alberta Calendar 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Honors in Women’s and Gender Studies [Arts]


Honors in Women’s and Gender Studies


General Information


Students planning to apply for admission should consult BA Honors  for admission requirements. See Bachelor of Arts (Honors)  for Faculty regulations concerning the Honors program.

Students wishing to pursue a major, minor, honors or combined honors in Women’s and Gender Studies should note that the completion of at least ★3 in WGS at the 100-or 200-level is a prerequisite for all 300- and 400-level WGS courses. Refer to Calendar descriptions for prerequisites requirements for Women’s and Gender Studies cross-listed courses. See Cross-Listed Courses  for regulations concerning cross-listed courses. Consult the Women’s and Gender Studies website at www.wgs.ualberta.ca for a current list of approved cross-listed courses.

Program Requirements


Honors in Women’s and Gender Studies requires a minimum of ★48 to a maximum of ★60 in Women’s and Gender Studies (WGS) courses or in Women’s and Gender Studies cross-listed courses, including at least ★12 at the 400-level.

Promotion Requirements


Promotion from year to year requires a minimum GPA of at least 3.0 with an average of at least 3.3 in all WGS or Women’s and Gender Studies cross-listed courses.

Graduation Requirements


Graduation with Honors in Women’s and Gender Studies requires a graduation average of at least 3.0 with an average of at least 3.3 in all WGS courses and Women’s and Gender Studies cross-listed courses. Graduation with First-Class Honors requires a minimum GPA of 3.7 on all WGS courses and Women’s and Gender Studies cross-listed courses in the two final years (last ★60) and an average of at least 3.5 on all courses in the two final years (last ★60).

Combined Honors in Women’s and Gender Studies


Program Requirements


A Combined Honors program in Women’s and Gender Studies and another discipline requires a minimum of ★36 at the senior level in Women’s and Gender Studies and a minimum of ★36 in the other field.

Course Requirements


Note:

With special permission, a Combined Honors Essay INT D 520  may be allowed in lieu of WGS 402  [Honors Essay ]. In this case, an additional ★3 in 400-level WGS will be required.

Promotion and Graduation Requirements


In the Combined Honors program, students must meet the promotion and graduation standards of both the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies and the other field. Requirements for Women’s and Gender Studies are outlined above.