Women's Gender Studies

Program Requirements

The minor consists of eighteen semester hours at least twelve at the 300-400 level. See individual descriptions under departmental offerings for prerequisites. Courses that may be counted toward the minor include the following:

  • COM 352 Women, Minorities and Media (3)
  • COM 354 Gender and Film (3)
  • CRJ/SWK 221 Gender, Marriage, and Family (3)
  • ENG 385 Literature by Women (3)
  • HIS 322 Women and Gender in History (3)
  • PHI 351 Feminist Philosophy and Theology (3)
  • PSY 340 Psychology of Women (3)
  • PSY 342 Psychology of Human Sexuality (3)
  • WGS 270-9 Women's and Gender Studies Special Topics (3)
  • WGS 370-9 Women's and Gender Studies Special Topics (3) WGS 480 Women's and Gender Studies Practica (1-3)

In the Women's and Gender Studies Practica students will be placed in appropriate settings. Approximately 50 clock hours of work are required per credit hour.

Other courses, including special topics courses or honors courses, whose foci would be consistent with the goals of the program, may be counted toward the minor. These courses might include exploration of feminist theology, feminist ethics, women in the arts, etc.

Consult the Dean of the School of Arts and Humanities for information concerning this program.

More About Women's Gender Studies