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Minor in Women's and Gender Studies

Minor in Women's and Gender Studies

A minor in Women's and Gender Studies consists of five classes (20 semester hours):

Required Intro Course; select one:

  • WGST 100 Intro to Multicultural WGST
  • WGST 111 Intro to LGBT Studies
  • WGST/ECON 125 Women and Work
  • WGST/ENGL 193 Women in Literature

Two Required WGST Courses:

  • WGST 204 Roots of Feminism
  • WGST 354 Feminist Theory

Two WGST Courses or Electives; see below:

WGST COURSES

  • WGST 100 Introduction to Multicultural Women's and Gender Studies
  • WGST 111 Introduction to LGBT Studies
  • WGST/ECON 125 Women and Work
  • WGST/ENGL 193 Women and Literature
  • WGST 204 Roots of Feminism
  • WGST/AST 210 Sisters of the African Diaspora
  • WGST 211 Gender and Sexuality
  • WGST/ECON 214 Women in the World Economy
  • WGST/AST/SOCI 232 Race, Gender and Health
  • WGST 258 Special Topics in Women's and Gender Studies
  • WGST/AST/SOCI 340 Intimate Family Violence: A Multicultural Perspective
  • WGST 350 Independent Study
  • WGST 353 Special Topics Seminar
  • WGST 354 Feminist Theories
  • WGST 355 Thesis
  • WGST 370 Internship
  • WGST/PHIL 380 Gender and Queer Theory 

WGST ELECTIVES

  • AST 300 Seminar in Selected Topics in Africana Studies (as appropriate)
  • ART 248 Women and Art
  • BIOL 109 Biology of Women
  • ENGL 308 The Postcolonial Novel
  • ENGL 320 American Women's Poetry
  • ENGL 354 Studies in Film Genre: The Melodrama
  • ENGL 398 Feminist Film Studies
  • HIST 213 Race and Ethnicity in U.S. History
  • HIST 215 Women and Gender in U.S. History Before 1890
  • HIST 216 Women and Gender in U.S. History Since 1890
  • HIST 219 History of Sexuality and the Family
  • HIST 230 Women and Gender in Europe
  • HIST 360 Seminar in the History of Women and Gender
  • HON 302 Sexuality, Nature and Power   
  • MGMT 224 Socially-Minded Leadership
  • PHIL 390 Seminar (as appropriate)
  • POLS 219 Gender and Politics
  • PSYC 220 The Psychology of Women
  • SJ 220 Working for Social Justice
  • SJ 222 Organizing for Social Change
  • SPAN 336 Latin American Women Writers (offered in Spanish)
  • SOCI 210 Body Politics: A Sociological Perspective
  • SOCI 249 Inequality: Race, Class, and Gender in Comparative Settings
  • SOCI 311 Critical Race Legal Theory
  • SOCI 347 Antiracism and Justice Work
  • SOCI 348 Re-envisioning the Third World