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:
WS 215Introduction to Women's Studies

3 credits

WS 215CIntroduction to Women's Studies through Civic Engagement

3 credits

Group 2:
LIT 211Literature I

3 credits

LIT 212Literature II

3 credits

Group 3:
WS 380Seminar in Feminist Theory

3 credits

PHI 296Philosophical Issues in Feminism

3 credits

At least ONE additional course from the following:

WS 220The Medieval Woman

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 269Dealing with Difference: Lesbians in Literature and Film

3 credits

WS 270Historical and Modern Sexual Revolutions

3 credits

WS 271Women in Jeopardy

3 credits

WS 280Internship in Women's and Gender Studies

3 credits

WS 296Girls on Film

3 credits

WS 296Girls on Film

3 credits

WS 296AQueer Cinema

3 credits

WS 296FLiving Under Fire: Women and Warfare

3 credits

WS 296GThe Girl Child: A Global Perspective

3 credits

WS 296KTopic: Women and Film, Past and Present

3 credits

WS 296NTopic: Science Fiction and Gender

3 credits

WS 296QWomen in the Arthurian Legends: Medieval to Modern

3 credits

WS 375Independent Study

3 credits

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

6 credits

INT 296JPerforming Identities

3 credits

INT 296SBeyond the Veil

6 credits

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

6 credits

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 296DAnthropological Perspectives on 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 (film themes)

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 197Women in American Literature and Life

6 credits

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

6 credits

INT 296Politics and Cultures in South East Asia

6 credits

INT 296SBeyond the Veil

6 credits

LIT 211Literature I

3 credits

LIT 212Literature II

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: The 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: Jane Austen and Her World

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 Changes

3 credits

SOC 296LBorderlands

3 credits

SPA 380Spanish Seminar

3 credits

Cross-Listed Learning Community Courses include the following:

All 6 credits in these LC's can count as WS major electives:

ENG 120Critical Writing

4 credits

WS 266Gender, Race and Class

3 credits

INT 297Pol. & Cult. of ME & SA

6 credits

POL 210Comparative Political Systems

3 credits

Total Credit Hours: 15

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