Requirements

Study of the world’s cultures and economies benefits from deeper understanding of women and men as gendered beings and analysis of the ways gender identities are formed.

  • Minor in Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies

    No major is currently available.

    Requirements for the Minor:

    At least 6 credits

    • Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies 110: Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies (formerly Women’s and Gender Studies 252)
    • 5 additional courses chosen from a list of approved courses – no more than 2 courses may come from the same department and at least 1 course must be at 300-level or above. 
      • Art History 325: Women, Art, and Society
      • Art History 326: Gender, Identity, and Modern Art
      • Art History 380: Renaissance Art and Domesticity
      • Communication 350: Topics in Communication: Gender & Media
      • Communication 382: Women’s Rhetoric and the Feminist Critique
      • Economics 265: Poverty, Discrimination, and Inequality
      • Economics 420: Labor in the American Economy
      • English 218: Blues Women in African American Literature
      • English 225: Women and Literature
      • English 336: British Women Writers
      • English 351: Gender and Literature
      • English 403: Emily Dickinson
      • Ethics Center 252: Dialogue: Gender Identity (0.50 credits)
      • History 282: Historical Issues of Gender & Science
      • History 288: Women in Modern History
      • History 326: Identity, Body, and Persecution in Medieval Europe
      • History 338: Literature and Society in Russia
      • History 364: Topics in Gender and History
      • Philosophy 200: Philosophy and Gender
      • Philosophy 301: Romantic Comedies and Philosophy of Love
      • Philosophy 303: Gender and Character
      • Philosophy 365: Race, Gender & Sexual Orientation
      • Politics 251: Family Structure and Political Theory
      • Psychology 206: Human Sexuality
      • Psychology 210: Developmental Psychology: Childhood and Adolescence
      • Psychology 211: Adulthood and Aging
      • Psychology 340: Psychology of Sex and Gender
      • Religion 275: Female Religious Images in the West
      • Religion 276: Female Religious Images in Asia
      • Sociology & Anthropology 253: Family and Kinship
      • Sociology & Anthropology 280: Gender, Culture, and Society
      • Sociology & Anthropology 302: Sexuality and Society
      • Sociology & Anthropology 362: Love in a Time of Capitalism
      • Sociology & Anthropology 372: Queer Theory
      • Spanish 400: Women’s Voices in Latin America
      • Theater 337: Women in Theater
      • Theater 338: Activism in Theater: Gay, Lesbian, Transgender Voices
      • Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies 207: Food, Fat and Culture
      • Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies 228: Women Writing Women
      • Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies 300: Feminist Controversies
      • an internship or independent research project may count for one of the courses

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