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Women's and Gender Studies Minor

This is an interdisciplinary minor open to all students.

Requirements

Required Courses: (15 Credits)

One course from each of the following two groups:

Group 1:

ONE course from the following list (3 credits):

WS 115Intro to Women's & Gender Studies

3 credits

WS 115CIntroduction to Women's and Gender Studies through Civic Engagement

4 credits

Group 2:

ONE course from the following list (3 credits):

WS 369Queer Theory

3 credits

WS 380Seminar in Feminist Theory

3 credits

At least ONE additional course from the following:

WS 169Introduction to Queer Studies

3 credits

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 275Gay Male Experiences

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 291Global Activist Politics

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 296TTopic: Melodrama in America

3 credits

WS 296UTopic: Transgender Studies

3 credits

WS 297ATopic: Asian/American Women

3 credits

WS 297SJob Opportunities in Sexuality Education and Reproductive Justice in the Nonprofit Sector

3 credits

WS 325Mini-skirts and Headscarves: Gender, Nationality, and Migration in Modern Europe

3 credits

WS 369Queer Theory

3 credits

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

6 credits

WS 297DSexuality and Society

3 credits

WS 297EHow to Change the World

3 credits

WS 297FGirl's Activism in the 21st Century

3 credits

WS 297GTopic: Sexualities and the City in North and South America

3 credits

WS 297XGender and Human Rights

3 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 296DTopic: Anthropological Perspective of Women and Warfare

3 credits

ANT 296JTopic: Black Women in Cross Cultural Perspectives

3 credits

ANT 296KTopic: Latino Families 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

CRJ 249Law and Society

3 credits

COM 296EDomestic Violence and Child Abuse

3 credits

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

3 credits

ENG 396FLanguage and Gender

3 credits

FRE 154UTopic in French Literature: French Women Writers

3 credits

HIS 113The American Experience: Changing Roles of Women

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

INT 197CAmerican Women in Literature and Life: The Changing Roles of American Women

7 credits

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

6 credits

INT 296WChildren in Urban Society

6 credits

ITA 154FTopics: Italian Civilization

3 credits

LAS 150Modern Latin American Divas: Female Political, Social and Cultural Leadership in the Republican Era

6 credits

LIT 211Literature I

3 credits

LIT 211WWomen in Literature I

3 credits

LIT 212Topics in Literature

3 credits

LIT 212WWomen in Literature II

3 credits

LIT 212YAmerican Women Writers

3 credits

SOC 116Sociology of Deviance

3 credits

INT 197CAmerican Women in Literature and Life: The Changing Roles of American Women

7 credits

LIT 303Introduction to Cultural Studies

3 credits

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

3 credits

LIT 308Women and African Literature

3 credits

LIT 326African American Literature

3 credits

LIT 329Literary Theory and Criticism

3 credits

LIT 345Literatures of Diversity

3 credits

POL 296QTopic: Gender and Politics

3 credits

LIT 351AEarly Modern Literature: Early Modern Women's Writing

3 credits

LIT 369RGreat Authors: Jane Austen

3 credits

LIT 363Shakespeare: Before 1600

3 credits

LIT 379Feminist Issues in Literature

3 credits

LIT 384Images of Women in Literature

3 credits

MUS 206Women in Music

3 credits

NUR 161Women at Risk: Health Care for Marginalized Women

3 credits

POL 250Gender 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

RES 296DTopic: Women in World Religions

3 credits

SOC 248Social Movements

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

SPA 480ASeminar: Women Writers of Spain and America

3 credits

Total Credit Hours: 15

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