Loyola University Chicago

Women's Studies and Gender Studies

Graduate Concentration

The concentration in Women's Studies and Gender Studies is designed for students currently enrolled in another graduate program at Loyola who wish to focus their study on women's studies and gender studies. The requirements are: 9 hours (3 courses). One course must be selected from the two core courses in the Women's Studies and Gender Studies Graduate Program (WSGS 401 or WSGS 402); the other two courses are chosen from cross-listed electives in any discipline. For more information, contact graduate program director, Suzanne Bost at sbost@luc.edu.

Below is a list of courses for students interested in English:

  • ENGL 419: Contemporary Issues in Literature & Culture
  • WSGS 401: History of Feminist Thought

Below is a list of courses for students interested in History:

  • WSGS 402: Feminist Foundations and Methodologies
  • HIST 441: European Women's and Gender History
  • WSGS 401: History of Feminist Thought
  • SOCL 426: Sociology of Gender

Below is a list of courses for students interested in Sociology:

  • SOCL 426: Sociology of Gender
  • WSGS 397: Feminism & Film
  • SOCL 520: Topics in Contemporary Society: Contesting Health & Illness

Below is a list of courses for students interested in Theology:

  • THEO 480: Seminar in Christian Ethics: Religion, Violence, & Peace
  • THEO 477: Feminist/Womanist Issues: Theology & Ethics

Application

To apply to a Women's Studies and Gender Studies graduate program, visit Graduate and Professional Education at Loyola or click here to apply online. Applicants for the dual MSW/MA degree should apply for admission to the programs using one application, indicating their intent to pursue the dual degree.