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  Sep 22, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Scripps Catalog

Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Major


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Requirements for the Major


Students majoring in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies are required to complete a total of twelve courses plus thesis.

Note:

*Concentration to be decided upon in consultation with major advisor. Also, the student's senior thesis needs to be on a topic related to the concentration. Examples of concentrations include:  Media; Transnationalism; Science, and Technology; Politics; Art and Performance; Postcolonialisms; Settler Colonialisms; Imperialisms; Decolonialities; Environment; Disability; Law and the Criminal Justice System.

Honors Requirements


Qualified students will be encouraged to apply for honors in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies in their junior year. In order to receive honors, a student must notify the department chair in the spring of their junior year and fulfill the following additional criteria:

  1. Maintain an overall GPA of 9.0 or higher; GPA in major of 11.0 (A-) or higher.
  2. Receive an A or A- on a two-semester thesis.
  3. Present thesis work-in-progress for discussion and review by FGSS faculty at the end of the fall semester and participate in a thesis defense at the end of the spring semester.
  4. Take two additional Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies courses (for a total of 15 courses).

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