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Course Requirements

Women and Gender Studies Minor Program


Total Required Credit Hours: 18 credits

A. Required Course (3 credits)

Choose 1 of the 2 following courses:

WGS 101  Introduction to Women and Gender Studies
SOC 312  Women in Society 

B. Electives(15 credits)

Choose 5 classes from the following list.  At least 3 of the courses must come from Group A, and a maximum of 2 courses can come from each department.

Group A   Women and Gender as Primary Focus

AED 365  Seminar in Feminist Art and Criticism
ANT 332  Women and Men in Prehistory
ANT 340  Women in Anthropological Perspective
CRJ 430  Gender and the Administration of Justice
ECO 302  Women in Economy
ENG 231  Women in Literature
ENG 385  Gender and Sexuality in Literature
HEW 308  Women's Health Issues
HIS 302  History of Women in America
HIS 445  History of Women and Gender in the Middle East
PSC 225  Women in American Politics
PSY 387  Psychology of Gender
REL 303  Women in Religion
SOC 310  Sociology of Sex and Gender
WGS 189  Topics in Women and Gender Studies
WGS 389  Topics in Women and Gender Studies
WGS 488  Internship
WGS 495  Independent Project
WGS 499  Independent Research

Group B   Women and Gender in a Broader Context

ANT 350  Global Marriage Practices
BUS 305  Workplace Diversity in the 21st Century
FTT 348  History of Costume
PHI 308  Philosophy of Love and Sex
PSC 319  Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Politics
PSC 375  Race/Sex/Politics of Myth
PSY 383  Psychology of Human Sexual Behavior
SOC 320  Sociology of the Family
SOC 392  Sociology of Sexual Behavior
SPC 333  Minority Voices in the Media
SWK 310  Sexuality in Human Development

Note:  Specific sections of topics courses (e.g., ANT 189, ANT 389, ENG 322, SWK 485) that are relevant to Women and Gender Studies may be counted toward the minor with the approval of the Women’s Studies Coordinator.  Group A or B status will be determined on a case-by-case basis.

Keep watching for special topics courses and new course additions!

Women and Gender Studies