This is a first version of the University of Iowa 2018-19 General Catalog. The final edition and the historical PDF version will be published soon after the fall semester begins.

The graduate Certificate in Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies (GWSS) requires 16 s.h., including a foundations course and a capstone course (1 s.h.), for which students attend a GWSS conference and present their own research there. Students must maintain a g.p.a. of at least 3.00 in work for the certificate. Students frequently receive advising assistance from the director of graduate studies.

The certificate program is open to University of Iowa graduate students working toward a degree; interested students should contact the director of graduate studies.

The Certificate in Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies requires the following course work. Students may not use the same course to satisfy more than one certificate requirement.

All of these:
GWSS:5000Foundations for Feminist Inquiry I3
GWSS:7400Graduate Research Conference Presentation1
Electives (students are strongly encouraged to include at least one course with a transnational or international focus; one course that focuses on U.S. diversity; and one on theory of gender, women, feminism, or sexuality)12
Total Hours16

Students may count up to 6 s.h. of elective credit earned in GWSS courses that are cross-listed with their major department. Courses that are not cross-listed may be counted with permission of the director of graduate studies.