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Requirements for Major in WGSS

For a look at our current requirements, please refer to the KU Academic Catalog at catalog.ku.edu. Be aware that students may be under different requirements based on the year they entered the major, and you should consult with your academic advisor if you have any questions or concerns about the specific requirements that apply to you. 

Generally, WGSS majors are required to take: 

  • an introductory course
  • a social science course 
  • a humanities course
  • a theoretical course 
  • an international course 
  • a research methods course 
  • a capstone course 
  • three additional electives 

Lists of eligible courses for each of these requirements is available in the KU Academic catalog at catalog.ku.edu


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Contact the WGSS academic advisor to check your progress meeting these requirements.


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