Students majoring in another subject who wish to minor in women’s studies must complete the following requirements. Other courses may apply to the minor with approval of the Department of Women’s Studies chair.
|WSGS A200||Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies||3|
|WSGS A400||Feminist and Gender Theories||3|
|WSGS A401||Seminar in Women's and Gender Studies||3|
|Pre-Approved Electives 2|
|Complete 9 credits of the following:||9|
|Topics in Women's Literature|
|Psychology of Sex and Gender|
|Marriages and Families|
|Sociology of Gender|
|Women in Politics|
|Seminar in Women's and Gender Studies 1|
WSGS A401 may be taken a second time with a change of subtitle as an elective.
Students must select electives from at least two different disciplines (as defined by prefix). At least one elective must be upper-division (300-level or higher). Relevant courses not listed as approved electives may apply with the approval of women’s studies chair.
A total of 18 credits is required for the minor, of which 9 must be upper-division.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
Students who complete this minor will be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge of the basic history of issues critical to the study of women’s issues both nationally and internationally.
- Demonstrate effective communication skills in both written and oral formats.
- Demonstrate critical thinking about the field of Women’s Studies, including cross disciplinary boundaries, solve problems and produce original work.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the various theoretical frameworks within the field of Women’s Studies.