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Master of Arts (M.A.); Communication Studies (Thesis) — Gender and Women's Studies (45 credits)

Offered by: Art History & Communication Studies     Degree: Master of Arts

Program Requirements

The graduate option in Gender and Women's Studies is an interdisciplinary program for students who meet the degree requirements in Communication Studies who wish to earn 6 credits of approved coursework focusing on gender and women's studies, and issues in feminist research and methods. The thesis must be on a topic centrally related to gender and/or women's studies.

Thesis Courses (24 credits)

  • COMS 692 M.A. Thesis Preparation 1 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Art History & Communication Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Communication Studies : Preparatory work towards the Master's thesis.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • COMS 693 M.A. Thesis Preparation 2 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Art History & Communication Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Communication Studies : Preparatory work towards the Master's thesis.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • COMS 694 M.A. Thesis Preparation 3 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Art History & Communication Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Communication Studies : Preparatory work towards the Master's thesis.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • COMS 695 M.A. Thesis Preparation 4 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Art History & Communication Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Communication Studies : Preparatory work towards the Master's thesis.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

Required Courses (6 credits)

  • COMS 616 Staff-Student Colloquium 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Art History & Communication Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Communication Studies : Pro-Seminar in Communications. A required course for all new M.A. and Ph.D. students. The Pro-Seminar is designed to explore theoretical and methodological issues in Communications through a series of presentations by the faculty and other McGill associates.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Jennifer C Burman (Fall)

  • WMST 601 Feminist Theories and Methods (3 credits)

    Offered by: Inst for Gender, Sex & Fem St (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Women's Studies : Examination of feminist theories and research methods from a variety of disciplinary perspectives.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Ada L Sinacore (Fall)

Complementary Courses (15 credits)

All complementary courses must be at the 500 level or higher in Communication Studies.

3 credits of complementary coursework must be in Gender and Women's Studies

  • WMST 602 Feminist Research Symposium (3 credits)

    Offered by: Inst for Gender, Sex & Fem St (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Women's Studies : Discussion and development of participants' research in gender and women's studies.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Elizabeth Groeneveld (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: WMST 601.
    • Restriction: Must be enrolled in the Option in Gender and Women's Studies.

OR, one 3-credit course on gender/women's issues at the 500-, 600-, or 700- level (may be in the Department or outside).

Language Requirement

Reading competency in French as a second language

Faculty of Arts—2012-2013 (last updated Dec. 20, 2012) (disclaimer)