Global Gender Policy

The graduate certificate program in this functional specialty requires a minimum of fifteen credit hours.

Students must complete core courses in Global Gender Policy (IAFF 6102) and Research Methods in Global Gender Issues (IAFF 6118) or substitute three one-credit skills classes. 


Required Core Courses:

IAFF 6102 Global Gender Policy


IAFF 6118 Research Methods in Global Gender Issues

- OR - Can substitute three one-credit skills classes:*

IAFF 6502/6503 Sex Trafficking: Global Perspectives

IAFF 6502/6503 Gender Advisor: Roles & Skills

[One additional skills class on a variety of topics, with approval of the program director]

*NOTE: No more than a total of four skills courses can be applied to a graduate certificate.

Supporting Courses (choose three):

IAFF 6118 Special Topics in International Affairs

*Can only be used as a supporting course if not selected as part of core requirement

IAFF 6136 Gender and Development
IAFF 6138 Special Topics in International Development Studies

ANTH 6501 Gender and Sexuality
PHIL 6238 Feminist Ethics and Policy Implications
PSYC 8275 Women and Health
SOC 6271 Gender and Society
SOC 6273 The Sex Industry
WSTU 6230 Global Feminisms

Students may take ONE undergraduate class for graduate credit as a supporting course with permission from the program director, academic advisor, and instructor (who must agree to assign additional work) at the graduate level:

IAFF 2190W Special Topics

IAFF 3183 Special Topics in Development Policy

Students may substitute other GW and consortium courses with the approval of the Certificate advisor.