From Multicultural Women's Literature to Independent Study
Graduate Certificate in Women’s and Gender Studies is an interdisciplinary program open to students currently admitted to any graduate program at the University of Memphis. It is also available to graduate students enrolled at another institution, as well as to individuals holding a graduate degree who wish to pursue further professional credentials.
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Focusing on scholarship of women and gender

Women's and Gender Studies at the University of Memphis is an academic program that focuses on the scholarship of women and gender, and how we think about race, class, sexuality and social inequality. Our interdisciplinary program offers an undergraduate minor and a graduate certificate.

Women's and Gender Studies Course Information - Spring 2018

Since Women's and Gender Studies is an interdisciplinary program, not a department, we draw most of our courses from departments throughout the University. Please check with individual departments for further information on these courses, and verify meeting times through the online course scheduling system. If you have questions about courses not listed here, please contact the Director of Women's and Gender Studies, Dr. Kathy Schultz klschltz@memphis.edu.

UNDERGRADUATE

Women's Studies: 2010/2100 -  Introduction Women's and Gender Studies

ANTHROPOLOGY

Gender and Culture - 25713 - ANTH 4990 - 001

COMMUNICATIONS

Voices/American Women - 12379 - COMM 4364 - 001

Interracial Communication - 12381 - COMM 4373 - 001

Gender and Film - 12396 - COMM 4856 - 001

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Race/Ethnicity/Gender/America - 25720 - CJUS 4460 - 001

Race/Ethnicity/Gender/America - 19054 - CJUS 4460 - M50

ENGLISH

Literary Heritage-LGBTQ - 11866 - ENGL 2201 - 020

Af/Am Lit thru Harlem Ren - 18153 - ENGL 3325 - 001

Af/Am Lit since Harlem Ren - 16289 - ENGL 3326 - 001

Af/Am Lit since Harlem Ren - 11897 - ENGL 3326 - M50

HISTORY

African American History - 10516 - HIST 3881 - 001

African American History - 19106 - HIST 3881 - 502

African American History - 19341 - HIST 3881 - M50

African American History - 20872 - HIST 3881 - M51

Queer American History - 25935 - HIST 4050 - 001

African Women's History - 25577 - HIST 4289 - 001

History of Women in America - 18363 - HIST 4851 - M50

POLITICAL SCIENCE

Human Rights/World Politics - 19271 - POLS 3320 - M50

African-Am Pol Tht from 1900 - 12187 - POLS 4416 - 001

PSYCHOLOGY

Human Sexuality - 10677 - PSYC 3506 - 001

SOCIOLOGY

Sociology of Gender - 24843 - SOCI 3432 - 001

Sociology of Gender - 20236 - SOCI 3432 - 002

Sociology of Gender - 13827 - SOCI 3432 - 004

Sociology of Gender - 13830 - SOCI 3432 - 005

Sociology of Gender - 13828 - SOCI 3432 - 006

Sociology of Gender - 21286 - SOCI 3432 - 501

Sociology of Gender - 13829 - SOCI 3432 - 503

Sociology of Gender - 15241 - SOCI 3432 - M50

Sociology of Gender - 25887 - SOCI 3432 - M51

Social Inequality - 13791 - SOCI 3401 - 001

Racial/Ethnc Minorities - 13792 - SOCI 3422 - 001

Racial/Ethnc Minorities - 13819 - SOCI 3422 - 002

Racial/Ethnc Minorities - 17979 - SOCI 3422 - 003

Racial/Ethnc Minorities - 13821 - SOCI 3422 - 004

Racial/Ethnc Minorities - 13823 - SOCI 3422 - 005

Racial/Ethnc Minorities - 13824 - SOCI 3422 - 006

Racial/Ethnc Minorities - 13822 - SOCI 3422 - 007

Racial/Ethnc Minorities - 13825 - SOCI 3422 - 008

Racial/Ethnc Minorities - 17839 - SOCI 3422 - 502

Racial/Ethnc Minorities - 19150 - SOCI 3422 - 503

Racial/Ethnc Minorities - 22192 - SOCI 3422 - M50

Racial/Ethnc Minorities - 25309 - SOCI 3422 - M51

SPORT AND LEISURE STUDIES

Gender/Race/Class Urb Sp/Lei - 23156 - SLS 4125 - M50

GRADUATE COURSES FOR WOMEN AND GENDER STUDIES CERTIFICATE

COMMUNICATIONS

Voices/American Women - 12497 - COMM 6364 - 001

Interracial Comm - 12499 - COMM 6373 - 001

Topics In Rhetoric - 12557 - COMM 7/8820 - 001

ENGLISH

Afr-Amer Lit/Beg to 1850 - 21350 - ENGL 7/8329 - 001

Baraka and Black Arts - 25671 - ENGL 7/8338 - 001

HISTORY

Queer American History - 25935 - HIST 4050/6050 - 001

African Women's History - 25577 - HIST 4289/6289 - 001

History of Women in America - 18363 - HIST 4851/6851 - M50

Studies U S Hist To 1877 - 25583 - HIST 7650 - 001