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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.); Religious Studies — Gender and Women’s Studies

Offered by: Religious Studies     Degree: Doctor of Philosophy

Program Requirements

Thesis

Presentation to Doktorklub of student’s thesis research.

A thesis for the doctoral degree must constitute original scholarship and must be a distinct contribution to knowledge. It must show familiarity with previous work in the field and must demonstrate ability to plan and carry out research, organize results, and defend the approach and conclusions in a scholarly manner. The research presented must meet current standards of the discipline; as well, the thesis must clearly demonstrate how the research advances knowledge in the field. Finally, the thesis must be written in compliance with norms for academic and scholarly expression and for publication in the public domain.

Required Courses

  • RELG 701 Major Comprehensive Examination

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Religious Studies)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Religious Studies : The Major Comprehensive Examination tests whether the doctoral student has the professional scholar's grasp of the entire field of specialization.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • RELG 702 Minor Comprehensive Examination

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Religious Studies)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Religious Studies : The Minor Comprehensive Examination tests the doctoral student's knowledge and understanding of a secondary field which is cognate or comparative to the field of specialization.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • RELG 703 Oral Comprehensive Examination

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Religious Studies)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Religious Studies : The Oral Comprehensive Examination clarifies and supplements the written comprehensive examination(s).

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • 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 2013

    Instructors: Ada L Sinacore (Fall)

  • 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 2014

    Instructors: Elizabeth Groeneveld (Winter)

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

Students admitted to Ph.D. 1

Students admitted to Ph.D. 1 take a minimum of six (3-credit) graduate seminars during their first year and a minimum of four (3-credit) graduate seminars in Ph.D. 2 including:

  • 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 2013

    Instructors: Ada L Sinacore (Fall)

  • 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 2014

    Instructors: Elizabeth Groeneveld (Winter)

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

and one 3-credit graduate seminar with a substantive focus on gender and/or women’s studies.
One 3-credit graduate seminar must be at the 700 level.

Students entering into Ph.D. 2

Students entering into Ph.D. 2 are required to take a minimum of four (3-credit) graduate seminars including:

  • 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 2013

    Instructors: Ada L Sinacore (Fall)

  • 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 2014

    Instructors: Elizabeth Groeneveld (Winter)

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

and one 3-credit graduate seminar with a substantive focus on gender and/or women’s studies.
One 3-credit graduate seminar must be at the 700 level.

Language Requirements

Modern and ancient languages as stipulated by field of study.

Faculty of Religious Studies—2013-2014 (last updated Jul. 30, 2013) (disclaimer)