WS - Women's Studies Instructor Qualifications

Master’s degree or PhD in Women’s Studies, Feminist Studies, or Gender Studies, OR

Master’s degree in any field AND 30 quarter hours of graduate credit in Women’s Studies, OR

Master’s degree in any field AND 1-15 quarter hours of graduate credit in women’s studies PLUS experience as lead instructor for at least 4 introductory college-level Women’s Studies courses, OR

Master’s degree in any field AND 15-30 quarter hours of graduate credit in Women’s Studies PLUS experience as lead instructor for at least 2 introductory college-level Women’s Studies courses.

 

For WS 202 only:

Any of the above OR

MA in any field plus 5 years’ experience in women, gender or sexuality-focused community organizing which included leading or facilitating trainings.

 

Accounting for the interdisciplinary nature of the discipline of Women’s Studies, graduate courses taken in other disciplines with a focus on women are also acceptable.  For example: Women in History, Sociology of Gender, Black Feminist Theory. Graduate courses with the following words in the title may be counted toward the quarter hour requirement: women, gender, feminism, queer, sex/sexuality, Latina, masculinity, transgender.

 

Approved February 2014

WS Instructor Qualifications prior to February 2014