Women's and Gender Studies Minor

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Required Courses
WGS 201Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies in the United States4
WGS 450Feminist Theory4
Select three courses from the following:12
Contemporary Issues in Women's and Gender Studies 1
Sociology of Gender
Women in Global Perspective
Psychology of Gender
Sexuality Studies
Gender, Race, Culture, Science and Technology
Gender, Race, Class, Nation in Global Engineering, Technology & International Development
Religion, Gender, and Society
Seminar in Women's and Gender Studies 1
American Women's History from 1870
Approved Electives 2
Select from the following: 34
Culture and Health
Meaning, Gender, and Identity in Anthropological Theory
Intergroup Communication
Intercultural Communication
Critical Cultural Studies and Communication
Gender and Communication
Women Writers of the Twentieth Century
Gender in Twentieth Century Literature
LGBT Literature and Media
ENGL topics courses 4
Women's Rhetoric(s): Definitions, Contexts, Issues
Chicano/a Non-Fiction Literature
Sex and Gender in African American Communities
Comparative Social Movements
The History of Prostitution
Gender and Sexuality in Modern Europe
Women's Health Issues
Sport and Gender
Women in Music
Feminist Ethics, Gender and Society
Politics of Ethnicity and Gender
Intergroup Dialogues
Topics in Diversity on the American Stage 4
Selected Topics 5
Women as Subject and Object in Art History
Special Problems for Advanced Undergraduates 5
American Women's History to 1870
Women's and Gender Studies Internship
Selected Advanced Topics 5
Total units24

These repeatable courses, if repeated for up to 8 units with different subtitles, can be used to meet Minor electives as well as Minor core requirements. 


Any course listed in the Minor Core, if not used to meet Core requirements, can be used to meet Electives.


Watch prerequisites.


See a Women’s and Gender Studies minor advisor or the Department Chair for approval of Selected topics courses. Topics courses include: ENGL 439, ENGL 449, ENGL 459, ENGL 495, TH 305.


A total of 4 units of credit must be earned to meet the 4-unit elective requirement.