5-Year BA/MA WGS Degree Program

WOMEN’S AND GENDER STUDIES is offering a new combined five-year Bachelor’s and Master’s program. (Integrated BA/MA WGS Degree Program)

This means that in five years at UT Austin, Students could earn a Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in WOMEN’S AND GENDER STUDIES.

How does this work?

Students who major in WOMEN’S AND GENDER STUDIES within the College of Liberal Arts and excel in academics, can begin taking graduate courses during their Junior year.

The key is to get in touch with the WOMEN’S AND GENDER STUDIES academic advising office early during a student’s academic career and get started!

Students will need to make progress on undergraduate degree requirements (both the WGS major and your COLA/UT Core requirements) before getting permission to take graduate courses. Ideally, students should to begin this process during the spring semester of your sophomore year.
It’s never too early to start thinking about Graduate Study possibilities!

Freshmen and Sophomores who might be interested should attend an information session on the NEW COMBINED FIVE-YEAR BACHELORS AND MASTERS PROGRAM in WOMEN’S & GENDER STUDIES.

All information sessions will take place in BUR 556.

· Friday, October 4th at 9am-10am

· Monday, October 7th at 10am-11am

· Thursday, October 10th at 10-11am

· Thursday, October 10th at 5-6pm

· Friday, October 11th at 4-5pm

Please RSVP to ajsalcedo@austin.utexas.edu and specify which info session you can attend.

If you cannot attend an information session, you may schedule an appointment using https://calendly.com/ajsalcedo to find a day and time that work for you. (Please sign up to meet before October 15th.)

Are you in a Liberal Arts major?
Are you interested in Women’s and Gender Studies?
Are you a first -year or a sophomore student?
Did you come into UT Austin with a lot of transfer credit?
Are you interested in the humanities?
Do you enjoy reading and writing?
Are you curious about academic research?
Are you interested in earning a Master’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin?

If so, you might be a good candidate for the brand-new program through the College of Liberal Arts and the Graduate School, administered by the Center for Women’s & Gender Studies.

Women’s and Gender Studies is offering a new combined Five-Year Bachelors and Masters program.


Alma J. Salcedo, M. Ed. (pronouns she/her/hers)
Senior Academic Program Coordinator
Center for Women’s and Gender Studies
Office: Burdine Hall (BUR) 540.
Direct Line: 512. 475. 7858

***STUDENTS: please include UT EIDs and course UNIQUE numbers in your emails.***
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