Women & Gender Studies Institute

Admissions & Degree Requirements

Admissions

There is no formal application process required to enroll in the Women and Gender Studies Program. Enrollment in the Specialist, Major, and Minor programs in Women and Gender Studies is open to students who have completed four courses; no minimum GPA required. Students enroll in undergraduate courses at the University of Toronto via ROSI, the Repository of Student Information. For details, please consult your college registrar’s office.

Students are responsible for reading the Faculty of Arts and Science Calendar to ensure that they do not attempt to enroll in courses for which they do not have the prerequisites. In addition,  students should pay careful attention to courses with exclusions.

During enrollment periods, students must consult the Faculty of Arts and Science Registration Handbook and Timetable for enrollment procedures and restrictions on Women and Gender Studies undergraduate courses.

Degree Requirements

Specialist Program

Students wishing to complete a Specialist in Women and Gender Studies must successfully complete 10 full courses or their equivalent, including at least five full 300+ series courses and at least one WGS course at the 400-level:

*For ROSI enrolment instructions and balloting procedure, please go to www.wgsi.utoronto.ca/.  The balloting application deadline for WGS460Y: June 15, 2014.

Major Program

Students wishing to complete a Major in Women and Gender Studies must successfully complete 7 full courses or their equivalent, including at least three full 300+ series courses and at least one half WGS course at the 400-level.

Minor Program

Students wishing to complete a Minor in Women and Gender Studies must successfully complete 4 full courses or their equivalent, including at least one full 300+ series from the WGS core group.