Women’s and Gender Studies

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Women’s and Gender Studies Minor:
Degree Requirements

 

Along with consideration of women’s histories and activism, society’s understandings of gender and identity, comprise the subject matter for Women’s Studies. The student who chooses Women’s Studies as a non-degree minor must select 15 credits from the following:
Required Course:
Subject Course Title Credits
WST 260 Introduction to Women’s Studies 3
Twelve additional credit hours from the following:
WST/SOC 208 Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Lives 3
WST/SOC 212 Sociology of Families 3
WST/PSC 227 Women and Politics 3
WST/ENG 228 Poetry by Women 3
WST/FRA 231 Women Writers from French-Speaking Countries 3
WST/SOC 240 Sociology of Gender 3
WST/HIS 244 Immigrant Women 3
WST/ENG 266 Mini-Lit [when the topic is a woman or women] 1
WST/ANT 300 Women and Work 3
WST/ENG 301 Medieval Women Mystics 3
WST/GEO 307 Gender, Justice, Environment 3
WST/SOC 310 Women and Crime 3
WST/PSY 315 Psychology of Gender 3
WST/HIS 317 Women and Family in Western Society 3
WST/WLC 324 Literature by Women Authors of Latin America 3
WST/PSC 326 Politics of Race, Class and Gender 3
WST/FRE 331 Global and French Perspectives on Women’s Issues 3
WST/SOC 347 Black Women’s Studies 3
WST/ENG 351 Feminist Theories 3
WST/ENG 352 Lesbian Literature 3
WST/ART 355 Women and the Visual Arts 3
WST/ENG 356 Women Writers to 1900 3
WST/ENG 357 20th Century Women Writers 3
WST/HIS 363 Women in Modern History 3
WST/SOC 465 Studies in Sociology [when the topic is women] 3
WST 480 Independent Study 1-6
WST 490 Internship in Women’s Studies 1-6
Total Credits 15
Credit for any other women-related courses must be approved through the director of Women’s Studies.

 

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