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School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Professional Development

Women's and Gender Studies - Undergraduate Minor

 

The undergraduate minor in Women’s and Gender Studies requires 18 hours. All students must complete WGS 301 - Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies. The remaining hours must be distributed among at least three disciplines. The undergraduate courses listed below are approved for Women’s and Gender Studies credit. Additionally, special topics courses in various disciplines that have been approved on a semester-to-semester basis by the Director of Women’s and Gender Studies can be applied towards the minor. More courses will be added as they are developed.

 

Required Course (3 hours):

  • WGS 301: Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies

Elective Courses (15 hours distributed among at least 3 disciplines):

  • ANT 452: Language, Gender and Culture
  • CJ 463 / WGS 427: Family Law
  • CJ 464 / WGS 428: Family Violence, Investigation and Deterrence
  • CMS 475: Gender Issues in Speech Communication
  • ENG 468 / WGS 403: British Women Writers
  • ENG 478 / WGS 402: American Women Writers
  • FAM 450: Sexuality in the Family System
  • HIS 328 / WGS 310 : Ancient and Medieval Women
  • HIS 329 / WGS 329: Women in Modern European History
  • HIS 420 / WGS 430: History of Women and War
  • HIS 423 / WGS 423: Gay and Lesbian History
  • HIS 477 / WGS 410: Women in American Society
  • MCJ 355 / WGS 355: Gender, Race, and Media
  • PS 405 / WGS 420: Women and Politics
  • PS 488 / WGS 421: Women and the Law
  • PS 455 / WGS 455: Women and Human Rights
  • SOC 415 / WGS 425: Sociology of Gender
  • WGS 401: African Women Writers
  • WGS 450: Seminar in Women’s and Gender Studies
  • WGS 490: Directed Research in Women’s Studies
  • Special topics courses in various disciplines that have been approved on a semester-to-semester basis by the Director of Women’s and Gender Studies.

 

Minimum 2.00 Grade Point Average is required over all courses counting toward the minor

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