The Graduate Certificate in Gender, Power and Difference provides students with a solid foundation in feminist frameworks that address gender, power, and privilege. The graduate certificate should benefit students interested in feminist epistemologies, research, and pedagogy.

Upon completion, students will demonstrate: 1) Knowledge of academic disciplines from feminist and intersectional perspectives; and 2) Effective understanding of feminist epistemology, methodology, and research. 

Effective Fall 2018

Additional coursework may be required due to prerequisites. 

Required Courses3
Foundations of Feminist Research
Select at least 6 credits from the following list that focuses on how gender intersects with race, disability, sexuality, sovereignty, sustainability, or other categories of difference:6-9
Race and U.S. Social Movements
Chicana Feminism: Theory and Form
Gender, Violence and Indigenous Peoples
Critical Disability Studies
Psychology of Women, Men, and Gender
Feminist Theories of Discourse
Women and Sustainability
Seminar in Women's Studies
One graduate-level course within major department or program approved by Ethnic Studies advisor0-3
Program Total Credits:12

*This certificate may have courses in common with other graduate certificates. A student may earn more than one certificate, but a given course may be counted only in one certificate.