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Master of Arts (M.A.) Religious Studies (Thesis): Gender and Women’s Studies (45 credits)

Offered by: Religious Studies     Degree: Master of Arts

Program Requirements

The Master of Arts (M.A.) Religious Studies; Gender and Women’s Studies focuses on cross-disciplinary studies in feminist, women's, and gender studies. The Thesis must focus on research on gender-related issues and feminist research and methodologies.

Thesis Courses

27 credits from:

  • RELG 688 Thesis Research 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Independent research work under the direction of the Thesis Supervisor and the Supervisory Committee.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • RELG 689 Thesis Research 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Independent research work under the direction of the Thesis Supervisor and the Supervisory Committee.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • RELG 698 Thesis Research 3 (9 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Independent research work under the direction of the Thesis Supervisor and the Supervisory Committee.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • RELG 699 Thesis Research 4 (12 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Independent research work under the direction of the Thesis Supervisor and the Supervisory Committee.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

Required Courses

6 credits from:

  • RELG 645 Methods in Religious Studies (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of religion, including: historical studies/textual hermeneutics; ritual/performance studies; and religion and modernity.

    Terms: Fall 2024

    Instructors: Nelson, Samuel (Fall)

    • Note: Restricted to M.A. students in Religious Studies, except with permission of the instructor.

  • 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 2024

    Instructors: Ketchum, Alexandra (Fall)

Complementary Courses

12 credits selected from the 500- or 600-level courses accepted by the School of Religious Studies for the granting of a master’s degree. Must include within the 12 credits:

Either

  • 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 2025

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: WMST 601.

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

or 3 credits of another 500- or 600-level course in Gender and Women’s Studies.

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