Academic Calendar - 2024

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2024


Centre for Global Studies - Faculty of Arts and Social Science

Note: the Honours Specialization in Global Gender Studies is jointly offered by the Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies (Faculty of Arts and Humanities and the Faculty of Social Science) and the Centre for Global Studies at Huron University College. 

Admission Requirements

Completion of first-year requirements with no failures. Students must have an average of at least 70% in 3.0 principal courses:

1.0 course from GSWS 1020E, GSWS 1021F/G, GSWS 1022F/G, GSWS 1023F/G, GSWS 1024F/G, GSWS 1030F/G;
2.0 additional courses, with no mark in these principal courses below 60%. Anthropology, Centre for Global Studies, English, Geography, History, Indigenous Studies, Media, Information and Technoculture, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Social Justice and Peace Studies, and Sociology are recommended as first year courses.

Note: Students beginning this module after first year may substitute GSWS 2240F/G in place of GSWS 1020E and take it concurrently with their second-year courses. Students should note the language requirement for graduation in this module when selecting first year courses.

Module/Program Information

9.0 courses

1.5 coursesGSWS 2220E; GSWS 3320F/G.
1.0 course from: CGS 2002F/G, CGS 2003F/G, CGS 2004F/G.
0.5 course from: CGS 3001F/G, CGS 3005F/G.
1.5 courses from: GSWS 2205F/G, GSWS 2212F/G, GSWS 2244, GSWS 2260, GSWS 2263F/G, GSWS 2270A/B, GSWS 3305F/G, GSWS 3312F/G, GSWS 3324F/G, GSWS 3350F/G;

with special permission: GSWS 2251F/G, GSWS 2252F/G, GSWS 2254E, GSWS 2259F/G, GSWS 2263F/G, GSWS 2264F/G, GSWS 2265F/G, GSWS 3325F/G, GSWS 3326F/G, GSWS 3330F/G, GSWS 3331F/G, GSWS 3345F/G, GSWS 3355E, GSWS 3356F/G, GSWS 3357F/G, GSWS 3358F/G, GSWS 3359F/G, GSWS 3363F/G, GSWS 3373F/G, the former Women's Studies 2258A/B, the former Women's Studies 2261F/G.

1.0 course: CGS 3515F/G, CGS 3519F/G.
0.5 course from: CGS 3514F/G, CGS 3529F/G, CGS 4014F/G; with special permission: CGS 3990–3999.
1.0 course from: Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies 2200 and above.
1.0 course from: CGS 3000 and above.
1.0 course from: 0.5 course from Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies 4000-level (permission required for course selection); and 0.5 course from CGS 4000-level (permission required for course selection) or from: GSWS 4455E (pending availability of supervisor), CGS 4500E (pending availability of supervisor).

Language Requirements

In addition to the 9.0 courses that must be completed for requirements specific to the module, students must complete

  • 2.0 language courses with progression from one level to the next (e.g. 1030 level to 2000 level or 2000 level to 3000 level) in a language other than English, or
  • 2.0 language courses in two different languages other than English at any level, or
  • by demonstrating working fluency in a language other than English.