Feb 23, 2024  
University of Alberta Calendar 2023-2024 
    
University of Alberta Calendar 2023-2024

Certificate in Sexuality Studies


General Information


The certificate formally recognizes the completion of a sustained and interdisciplinary study of sex and sexuality by undergraduate students. The curriculum consists of courses that examine sexual identities and practices as well as diverse experiences of pleasure and non-normative modes of desire from interdisciplinary and intersectional perspectives. Students are strongly urged to complete at least 3 units in courses that address sexuality from an Indigenous world view.

For information, contact the Sexuality Studies Certificate Coordinator at wgs@ualberta.ca or visit the Certificate in Sexuality Studies section of the department’s website (www.uab.ca/WGS).

  • Certificate Type: Embedded
  • Application: No
  • Who is eligible: Undergraduate Students, all faculties
  • Offered by: Department of Women’s and Gender Studies in the Faculty of Arts
  • Students wishing to pursue the certificate in Sexuality Studies must declare their intention through Undergraduate Student Services in the Faculty of Arts
  • To be awarded the certificate students must apply through BearTracks by the application deadline for Graduation.

Notes:


  1. Students are strongly urged to complete at least 3 units in courses that address sexuality from an Indigenous world view. Notable courses that apply Indigenous perspectives to sexualities studies include WGS 475, WGS 230, and NS 360 ; students are urged to consult the Certificate in Sexuality Studies section of the department’s website for more information about Indigenous Sexuality Studies.
  2. Variable content courses (i.e., WGS 298 , WGS 470 ) may be repeated for credit if topics vary.
  3. Courses not on the list of approved courses may be applied to the certificate when appropriate and approved by the Sexuality Studies Certificate Coordinator.