Master of Arts (M.A.) Art History (Thesis): Gender and Women's Studies (45 credits)

Offered by: Art History & Communications     Degree: Master of Arts

Program Requirements

The M.A. in Art History; Thesis option in Gender and Women's Studies is an interdisciplinary program for students who meet the degree requirements in Art History and who wish to earn 6 credits of approved coursework focusing on gender and women's studies, and issues in feminist research and methods. The final thesis must be on a topic centrally relating to issues of gender and/or women's studies.

For further details on thesis preparation and submission consult: www.mcgill.ca/gps/thesis/thesis-guidelines.

Required Courses (30 credits)

  • ARTH 600 Advanced Professional Seminar (3 credits)

    Offered by: Art History & Communications (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Art History : A seminar course for M.A. and Ph.D. students dealing with methodological issues in Art History.

    Terms: Fall 2019

    Instructors: Cecily Hilsdale (Fall)

  • ARTH 698 Thesis Research 1 (12 credits)

    Offered by: Art History & Communications (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Art History : For the completion of thesis research.

    Terms: Fall 2019

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2019-2020 academic year.

    • Restriction: No credit will be given for this course unless both ARTH 698 and ARTH 699 are successfully completed.

  • ARTH 699 Thesis Research 2 (12 credits)

    Offered by: Art History & Communications (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Art History : Supervised independent research work on an approved topic relating to thesis preparation.

    Terms: Fall 2019, Winter 2020

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2019-2020 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: ARTH 698.

    • Restriction: No credit will be given for this course unless both ARTH 698 and ARTH 699 are successfully completed.

  • WMST 601 Feminist Theories and Methods (3 credits)

    Offered by: Inst for Gender, Sex & Fem St (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Women's Studies : Examination of feminist theories and research methods from a variety of disciplinary perspectives.

    Terms: Fall 2019

    Instructors: Alexandra Ketchum (Fall)

Complementary Courses (15 credits)

15 credits at the 500 level or higher to be chosen in consultation with a supervisor.

3 credits of complementary coursework must be chosen from one of the courses below:

  • COMS 633 Feminist Media Studies (3 credits)

    Offered by: Art History & Communications (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Communication Studies : Examination of cross-disciplinary approaches to critical media study undertaken by feminist, gender and queer studies scholars.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2019-2020 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2019-2020 academic year.

  • WMST 602 Feminist Research Symposium (3 credits)

    Offered by: Inst for Gender, Sex & Fem St (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Women's Studies : Discussion and development of participants' research in gender and women's studies.

    Terms: Winter 2020

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2019-2020 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: WMST 601.

    • Restriction: Must be enrolled in the Option in Gender and Women's Studies.

Or a 3-credit, option-approved course at the 500, 600, or 700 level, taught outside WMST (e.g., an option-approved Art History course, or an option-approved course taught in another discipline).

3 credits of the 15 credits of complementary coursework may be taken at another university in Montreal.

Faculty of Arts—2019-2020 (last updated Mar. 18, 2019) (disclaimer)