Women's and Gender Studies

Interdisciplinary Studies Office

This minor exposes students to multidisciplinary approaches to the study of the lives of women, with a special focus upon their racial diversity. Students therefore take courses from both the humanities and social sciences, and study issues of racial diversity as well as gender.

A. The Minor

18 semester hours, 9 hours from the core and 9 hours from the list of approved electives.

B. Core (9 hours)

HIST 4853 or SOCI 4460 or PSYC 3236; PHIL 3452; WMST 2100.

C. Electives (9 hours)

Select one course from each of the following groups:

1. Women's Issues Across Time and Place: ANTH 3511, 4551; CJUS 4460; HIST 4213, 4289, 4831, 4851; SOCI 3432.

2. Cultural Studies: COMM 4364, 4373, 4856; ENGL 3325, 3326, 4372, 4373, 4451; SLS 4125.

3. Diversity Among Women: HIST 3881, 4289, 4853, 4882; PHIL 3741; POLS 3320, 3415, 4415, 4416; SOCI 3401, 3420, 3422, 4420; PSYC 3236.

With approval from the Director of Women's and Gender Studies, a special topics course may be substituted for an elective in each group.