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B.S. in Actuarial Science

Otterbein University Course Catalogs

2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (BA)

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Overall Requirements and Minimums

See Degree Policies  for information regarding earned hour, residency, and minimum GPA requirements.

General Education Requirements (37-40 hrs)

Integrative and Experiential Core

  • First Year (FYS) or Transition Year Seminar (TYS)
  • Integrative Studies (INST)
  • Senior Year Experience (SYE)

Discipline-Based Skills Development

  • Mathematics
  • Lifestyle Fitness and Wellness Series (LFW)
  • Skills Development
    • Oral/Written Communication
    • Language Proficiency
    • Laboratory and Experimental Design

Writing Intensive

     See Writing Intensive Requirements  for specifics.

Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Major Requirements (33 hrs)

Concentrations (choose one)

WGSS majors must declare a three-course concentration in the subject of their choosing. The concentration is designed to encourage coherent inquiry into an issue, period, field, discipline, thematic, critical problem, or research question in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Students may choose from a list of standard options for the concentration (see below) or design one of their own with the approval of the WGSS director. The courses that are identified with established concentrations are to be understood as likely and possible contributions to these concentrations, not a fixed slate of choices. A student can make the case to the WGSS director for any WGSS-affiliated course to satisfy an existing or self-designed concentration area.

Gender, Power, and Identity Concentration (9 hrs)

Choose three courses from the following:

Individualized Concentration (9 hrs)

  • Designed by the student and approved by the WGSS director. Have the WGSS director notify the Registrar in writing of the course selections.

Application for Degree

Prospective graduates must submit a Graduation Application to the Office of the Registrar during the term prior to the intended final semester.

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