Gender and Women’s Studies

The Department of Gender and Women’s Studies has provided information for students who plan to study abroad. Review your department’s responses to the Major Advising Questionnaires below, then contact the department directly with any additional questions.

 

Advising Resources

 

Study Abroad for Gender and Women’s Studies Majors (PDF) N/A

Study Abroad Information on the Gender and Women’s Studies Website

Gender and Women’s Studies Advising Contact Information

 

Berkeley Programs Questionnaire

 

Does your department currently sponsor a Berkeley Summer Abroad or Berkeley Global Internships program?

No.

Do any courses offered on a Berkeley Summer Abroad or Berkeley Global Internships program currently satisfy requirements within your major?

No.

 

UCEAP Programs Questionnaire

 

What is the maximum amount of major credit given for courses taken during UCEAP? Is this maximum calculated by number of courses or by units of credit?

Please consult with department.

Does your department maintain a list of courses previously awarded credit on UCEAP and/or a list of pre-approved courses for UCEAP programs? How do students access this information?

No. Please consult with department.

Does your department have a 4-year or 2-year plan available to students that incorporates semester or year-length study abroad? How do students access this information?

No. Please consult with department.

What is the process in your department to have courses evaluated? What materials must be submitted? What is the timeframe for response?

Students should submit the course syllabus and any other pertinent course materials. The timeframe for a response is usually within a week.

Are students in your department able to undertake a senior honors thesis the semester following UCEAP participation?

It depends on the semester they return. Students must take GWS 195 in the fall and the honors course in the spring.

Does your department calculate UCEAP grades into departmental GPA?

Yes.

Are UCEAP grades counted towards departmental honors?

Yes.

If you represent a department which teaches foreign language, does your department award major credit for the courses taken during the Intensive Language Program (ILP) portion of the UCEAP program?

N/A

Does the undergraduate adviser sign the UCEAP academic planning form, or must a faculty adviser sign?

The undergraduate adviser.

Does your department place Academic holds on declared majors prior to each registration period? If yes, what is your departmental policy on releasing advising holds for students currently abroad on UCEAP (e.g. is advising possible via email, skype, etc.)?

Yes. Academic holds can be released during advising, which is available via email, Skype and phone.

Do you have any department specific advice for students participating on a UCEAP program in their last term at Berkeley?

Speak to the undergraduate adviser in advance to make sure you are on track to fulfill all major requirements.

 

Independent Programs Questionnaire

 

Have any Independent programs been approved by your department and the Study Abroad Advisory board for credit in the major?

No.

Are there any pre-approved courses for your major from other UC summer abroad programs (UCLA, UCD, etc.)?

No.

What is the process to have a course from an Independent study abroad program evaluated for your major?
To use an abroad course to fulfill a requirement for the major, the course must be approved for transfer credit by UCB. Students must also submit a request to the department which includes course descriptions, syllabi and course material.