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2012-2013 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Catalog]

Women’s Studies Concentration (A.A., Purdue only)


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Program: Concentration A.A.
College of Arts and Sciences

Liberal Arts Building 35F ~ 260-481-6711 ~ www.ipfw.edu/wost


The student learning outcomes for the degree are as follows:

  • Demonstrate basic understanding of major issues in feminism.
  • Demonstrate basic awareness of ways in which feminist scholarship has affected the subject matter of at least two arts and Sciences disciplines.
  • Have the education tools for pursuing the bachelor of arts in Women’s Studies.

Women’s studies is based on the premise that the study of women’s experiences, concerns, social roles, and creativity is essential to our knowledge of humankind and society. Feminist scholarship and theory provide the knowledge and analytical tools necessary for a gender-balanced perspective on our world, both past and present. The Women’s Studies Program affords you the opportunity to pursue feminist scholarship on women and gender through a variety of interdisciplinary courses. 

If you plan to continue for a bachelor’s degree with a major in women’s studies (see Part 5 ), you should take the second-year foreign-language courses as electives for the A.A.

IPFW General Education Requirements


Area I - Linquistic and Numerical Foundations


Area II—Natural and Physical Sciences Credits: 6


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

One science course with a scheduled laboratory required

Area III—The Individual, Culture, and Society Credits: 6


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

Area IV—Humanistic Thought Credits: 6


  See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

Program Requirements


  • Credits in WOST or cross-referenced humanities or fine arts Credits: 3

  • Credits in WOST or cross-referenced social science or science Credits: 3

  • Additional credits in WOST or cross-referenced courses Credits: 6

Credits in the first year of a foreign language Credits: 8


Credits in a concentration with a grade of C or higher in each course (see below) Credits: 15-21


Additional credits in approved elective courses Credits: 4-12


Total credits with a graduation GPA of at least 2.00: 60-63


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