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Graduate Course Approval Form (Student Submission)

In which year/term did you take this course?
Courses approved by the Women and Gender Studies Programs offer students an opportunity to study gender, sex, and/or sexuality in different disciplines. In the event that a student seeks WGST approval for their unique experience of a non-WGST course, they need to demonstrate that they produced 50% of the graded content for the course by researching and writing work related to gender, sex, and/or sexuality.
Learning Outcomes*
All proposals must demonstrate that your work in a non-WGST course achieved at least two outcomes form this list. All proposals must meet Outcome 1 and at least one additional outcome.
Syllabus, Assignments and Practices as Evidence of Student Action Steps: Please upload the course syllabus, directing the committee to specific places in the syllabus where you and the instructor tailored your assignments to meet WGST learning outcomes, and summarize the work produced.

Upload a copy of the course syllabus.
Outcome 1: Students will engage critical perspectives about the social and/or historical construction of gender and/or sexuality. Describe what students will produce or the experiences they will have that provides evidence of the learning outcome. Provide a brief abstract (100-200 words) of your written work demonstrating outcome #1, including the length of the assignment.
Outcome 1: Students will demonstrate knowledge of the social and/or historical construction of gender, sex, or sexuality.
Provide a brief abstract (100-200 words) of your work demonstrating attainment of any additional outcome(s) numbered 2-5, including the length of the assignment. Examples may include research papers, oral presentations, teaching demonstrations, advocacy work, interviews or data collection, or creative output, such as the production of a film, new media or digital media, design, choreography, sculpture, or painting. You could describe Safe Zone training to achieve non-heterosexist language in the classroom, or feminist classroom practices you employed, websites you designed, or community and advocacy work done on behalf of women, girls, and sexual minorities. For example, if the outcome is #4, "recovering of writing by women," insert the prompt requiring students to identify and locate the work of a non-canonical author who is a female or sexual minority.
Please provide contact information for the faculty member/advisor who can confirm your accounts.