Program Requirements

Requirements for the Minor in Women and Gender Studies

Required Courses (6)
WGST 101C CC Introduction to Women and Gender Studies  
WGST 400P Senior Seminar in Women and Gender Studies  
Course in feminist and/or gender theory (3)
Choose one: WGST/ENGL 214D P1 Reading Gender  
WGST/AMST 216 P2 Feminist Theory  
Electives (9)
Three elective courses chosen from at least two different disciplines (see below)
Total (18)

Courses that satisfy the WGST minor elective requirement include:

AFAM/REST 282P Black Church Issues
ANTH 227 P3 Anthropology of Sex
CLST 210C P5 Love in the Ancient World
CRIM 308 Women and Crime
ECON 110P CC Gender and Race in the American Workplace
ENGL 230 P1 Literature of Travel
ENGL 261C Topics in Sexuality and Literature
ENGL 348 Women Writers
ENGL 370 Gender and Writing
HIST 201 Women’s History
HIST 202 P1 Women and Gender in the 19th Century
HIST 205D CC American Social History: The Family
HIST 237D P1 The Female Body: A Problem to Grow Into
HIST 242D P3 Women in American History
HIST 244 Women and War
ISPR 270D CC Global Gender Studies
LLIT/LSPN 230P P1 Hispanic/Latino Vistas: Film and Literature
REST 255D P2 Great Women in Christianity
REST 340D P2 Feminism and Religion
REST 352D P5 Marriage and Sexuality: Issues
SOCI 195 P1 Hip-Hop Music and Poetry
SOCI 223 The Sociology of the Family
SOCI 314 U.S. Race Relations
SOCI 315 Our Gendered World
SPST 205 CC Gender and Sport
SPST 225P P3 Sport and American Culture
WGST 120 Visions of Social Change
WGST 150 LC Equity and Access
WGST 203P CC Introduction to Queer Studies
WGST/ENGL 214D P1 Reading Gender
WGST/AMST 216 P2 Feminist Theory
WGST 220 P1 Women and Film
WGST 230 Special Topics in WGST
WGST/AMST 237P P3 Hope, Survival, and the Human Spirit: Theories of Resistance
WGST/HIST 240D CC Women in East Asia
WGST 258 P1 Gender in Popular Media
WGST/PSYC 265 P3 Human Sexuality
WGST 270 P5 Gender and Culture
WGST/ENGL 272 P2 Digital Feminisms
WGST 275 P5 Life-Giving Women: Indigenous and Indelible
WGST 280 CC Gender and Identity in South Asia
WGST 295 P2 Gender, Science, and Society
WGST/AMST 470 Senior Research Seminar
WGST 496 Independent Study

Note: Courses counted toward the student’s major cannot count for the WGST minor. A grade point average of 2.00 is required for all courses taken in residence that may be applied to the minor.

Women & Gender Studies (Minor)

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