Major in Women and Gender Studies

MAJOR: Women and Gender Studies

I. Essential Studies Requirements (see University ES listing).

II. A minimum of 36 credits, including 9 required WGS course credits (WGS 200, WGS 225, WGS 480) and 27 elective credits. The below list does not include all possible elective courses, especially courses whose topics vary by section. Courses that devote substantial focus to relevant material and approaches can be approved as electives. Please consult the Women and Gender Studies Advisor and/or Director to get approvals and confirm the plan of study.

WGS 200Introduction to Gender Studies3
WGS 225The Study of Women3
WGS 480Feminist Theory3
ANTH 372Culture Theory3
ANTH 375Women in Prehistory3
COMM 212Interpersonal Communication3
COMM 310Media and Diversity3
CJ 302Women, Crime, and Criminal Justice3
CJ 361Victimology3
ENGL 228Diversity in Global Literatures (With relevant topic)3
ENGL 229Diversity in U.S. Literatures (With relevant topic)3
ENGL 369Literature and Culture (With relevant topic)3
ENGL 415Seminar in Literature (With relevant topic)3
ENGL 357Women Writers and Readers3
HIST 332Women in Early America3
HIST 333Women in Modern America3
HON 272Social Science Colloquium on US Diversity (With relevant topic)
HON 381Exploring Global Diversity through Humanities (With relevant topic)3-4
IS 346Gender in American Indian Cultures3
LANG 380Global Gateways (With relevant topic)3
LANG 480Capstone: Global Connections (With relevant topic)3
PHIL 216Sex, Gender, and Religion3
PHIL 360Feminist Philosophy3
POLS 321International Human Rights3
POLS 351Women and Politics3
PSYC 210Human Sexuality3
PSYC 365Psychology of Women and Gender3
PSYC 421Diversity Psychology3
SOC 250Diversity in American Society3
SOC 306Social Change and Social Movements3
SOC 335Families in a Changing Society3
SOC 340Sociology of Gender3
WGS 492Senior Study: Women and Gender Studies (By prior arrangement only)1-4