Women's and Gender Studies Minor

This is an interdisciplinary minor open to all students.

Requirements

Required Courses: (15 Credits)

One of the following groups:

Group 1:
ONE course from the following list (3 credits):
WS 115Intro to Women's & Gender Studies

3 credits

WS 215CIntroduction to Women's Studies through Civic Engagement

3 credits

OR

LIT 211W or LIT 212W (Women in Literature theme only)

 

Group 2:
ONE course from the following list (3 credits):
WS 380Seminar in Feminist Theory

3 credits

PHI 296Special Topics in Philosophy

3 credits

WS 369Queer Theory

3 credits

At least ONE additional course from the following:

WS 220The Medieval Woman

3 credits

WS 234The Girl Child-A Global Perspective

3 credits

WS 250Queer Stories:LGBTQ People and Communities in Historical Context

3 credits

WS 266Gender, Race and Class

3 credits

WS 267Meanings and Models of Motherhood in European History and Literature

6 credits

WS 268Men and Masculinities

3 credits

WS 269Lesbians in Literature and Film

3 credits

WS 270A Cultural History of Sexualities from Prehistory to the Present

3 credits

WS 271Women in Jeopardy

3 credits

WS 280Internship in Women's and Gender Studies

3 credits

WS 285Queer Cinema

3 credits

WS 288Women and Film: Past and Present

3 credits

WS 289Science Fiction and Gender

3 credits

WS 296Topics in Women's Studies

3 credits

WS 296FLiving Under Fire: Women and Warfare

3 credits

WS 296QWomen in the Arthurian Legends: Medieval to Modern

3 credits

WS 296UTopic: Transgender Studies

3 credits

WS 296VInternational Activist Politics:Global Feminist and Postcolonial Perspectives

3 credits

WS 305Philanthropy on a Mission: Women and Change in the Non-Profit Sector

3 credits

WS 375Independent Study

3 credits

WS 396BTopic: Miniskirts and Headscarves - Gender, Nationality, and Migration in Modern Europe

3 credits

INT 296QTopic: The City in Film, Literature and Social Theory

6 credits

INT 296JPerforming Identities

3 credits

INT 296SBeyond the Veil: Women in Middle Eastern History and Literature

6 credits

INT 297JPerforming Identities: Cross-Dressing and Gendered Personas in Drama

6 credits

Other available WS course choices in this group include the following topic courses:

WS 297A  Asian/American Women

WS 297S  Job Opportunity in Sexuality Education and Reproductive Justice in the Nonprofit Sector

Up to TWO additional courses from the following:

(so that the student completes 15 credits in total)

ANT 115Kinship and the Family

3 credits

ANT 296DTopic: Anthropological Perspective of Women and Warfare

3 credits

ANT 296JTopic: Black Women in Cross Cultural Perspectives

3 credits

ANT 296LWomen and Gender Through a Global Perspective

3 credits

ANT 296STopic: Anthropology of Violence

3 credits

ANT 296TTopic: Sexuality and Nation Building

3 credits

ANT 296WTopic: Sexuality and Culture

3 credits

BIO 115Human Sexuality

3 credits

COM 296Topics in Communication

3 credits

COM 296VTopic: Communication and Public Policy

3 credits

COM 296EDomestic Violence and Child Abuse

3 credits

CRJ 375Criminal Justice System Responses to Domestic Violence and Child Abuse

3 credits

ENV 296KWomen and Nature

3 credits

FRE 154UTopic in French Literature: French Women Writers

3 credits

HIS 113BThe American Experience: American Diversity, Immigration, Ethnicity and Race

3 credits

HIS 114EThe European Experience: The Age of the Renaissance

3 credits

HIS 280History of American Women

3 credits

HIS 281European Women and Social Change

3 credits

HS 163Family Dynamics

3 credits

HS 164Aging and the Family

3 credits

HS 261Ethnic Family Lifestyles

3 credits

HS 314Families in Crisis

3 credits

INT 197Topics in Interdisciplinary

1 - 7 credits

INT 197A-200Crossroads and Crossfire: The Struggle For Women's Rights in a Globalized World

6 credits

INT 296Topics in Interdisciplinary

6 credits

INT 296SBeyond the Veil: Women in Middle Eastern History and Literature

6 credits

LIT 211Literature I

3 credits

LIT 212Topics in Literature

3 credits

LIT 212YAmerican Women Writers

3 credits

LIT 308Women and African Literature

3 credits

LIT 326African American Literature

3 credits

LIT 329Literary Theory and Criticism

3 credits

LIT 364Shakespeare II

3 credits

LIT 369AGreat Authors: Emily Dickinson

3 credits

LIT 369FGreat Authors: Bronte Sisters

3 credits

LIT 379Feminist Issues in Literature

3 credits

LIT 384Images of Women in Literature

3 credits

LIT 396FTopics in Literature: The Female Gothic

3 credits

LIT 482Seminar

3 credits

MGT 396EGender Diversity Issues in Organization

3 credits

MUS 206Women in Music

3 credits

NUR 161Women at Risk: Health Care for Marginalized Women

3 credits

NUR 228Nursing and the Political Process

3 credits

NUR 241Difference of Self: Historical Analysis of Women's Health

3 credits

POL 296QTopic: Gender and Politics

3 credits

PSY 227Psychology of Women

3 credits

PSY 234Human Sexual Behavior

3 credits

PSY 296ZTopic: Children and Youth - A Global Perspective

3 credits

PSY 320Abnormal Psychology I

3 credits

PSY 321Abnormal Psychology II

3 credits

SOC 116Sociology of Deviance

3 credits

SOC 215Sociology of the Family

3 credits

SOC 222Gender and Social Change

3 credits

SOC 296LBorderlands

3 credits

SPA 380Spanish Seminar

3 credits

Total Credit Hours: 15

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