Women and Gender Studies Program Requirements

The women and gender studies minor consist of 6 courses (18 credits) from a variety of academic disciplines: one introduction course, one course in feminist and/or gender theory, one course in intersectional perspectives, and three electives.

Minor in Women and Gender Studies

Courses counted toward the student's major cannot count for the WGST minor. A grade point average of 2.00 is required for all courses taken in residence that may be applied to the minor.

Requirements

Introductory Course - 3 credits

  • WGST 101C - CC Introduction to Women and Gender Studies

Feminist/Gender Theory Course - 3 credits

Choose ONE of the following.

  • SOCI 315 - Our Gendered World
  • WGST/ENGL 214D - P1 Reading Gender
  • WGST/AMST 216 - P2 Feminist Theory

Intersectional Perspectives Course - 3 credits

Choose ONE of the following.

  • ENGL 347 - Studies in Postcolonialism
  • WGST 270 - P5 Gender and Culture
  • WGST 275 - P5 Indigenous Women Globally

Electives - 9 credits

Choose THREE elective courses from at least two different disciplines.

  • AFAM/REST 282P - Black Church Issues
  • ANTH 227 - P3 Anthropology of Sex
  • CLST 210C - P5 Love in the Ancient World
  • CRIM 308 - Women and Crime
  • ECON 110P - CC Gender and Race in the American Workplace
  • ENGL 230 - P1 Literature of Travel
  • ENGL 261C - Topics in Sexuality and Literature
  • ENGL 348 - Women Writers
  • ENGL 370 - Gender and Writing
  • HIST 201 - Women's History
  • HIST 202 - P1 Women and Gender in the 19th Century
  • HIST 205D - CC American Social History: The Family
  • HIST 237D - P1 The Female Body: A Problem to Grow Into
  • HIST 242D - P3 Women in American History
  • HIST 244 - Women and War
  • ISPR 270D - CC Global Gender Studies
  • LLIT/LSPN 230P - P1 Hispanic/Latino Vistas: Film and Literature
  • REST 255D - P2 Great Women in Christianity
  • REST 340D - P2 Feminism and Religion
  • REST 352D - P5 Marriage and Sexuality
  • SOCI 195 - P1 Hip-Hop Music and Poetry
  • SOCI 223 - The Sociology of the Family
  • SOCI 314 - U.S. Race Relations
  • SOCI 315 - Our Gendered World
  • SPST 205 - CC Gender and Sport
  • SPST 225P - P3 Sport and American Culture
  • WGST 120 - Visions of Social Change
  • WGST 150 - LC Equity and Access
  • WGST 203P - CC Introduction to Queer Studies
  • WGST/ENGL 214D - P1 Reading Gender
  • WGST/AMST 216 - P2 Feminist Theory
  • WGST 220 - P1 Women and Film
  • WGST 230 - Special Topics in WGST
  • WGST/AMST 237P - P3 Hope, Survival, and the Human Spirit: Theories of Resistance
  • WGST/HIST 240D - CC Women in East Asia
  • WGST 243 - Creating Families
  • WGST 258 - P1 Gender in Popular Media
  • WGST/PSYC 265 - P3 Human Sexuality
  • WGST 270 - P5 Gender and Culture
  • WGST/ENGL 272 - P2 Digital Feminisms
  • WGST 275 - P5 Indigenous Women Globally
  • WGST 280 - CC Gender and Identity in South Asia
  • WGST 295 - P2 Gender, Science, and Society
  • WGST/AMST 470 - Senior Research Seminar
  • WGST 496 - Independent Study

Total: 18 credits


Note: The information here is provided for informational purposes only. For exact requirements as well as course descriptions, visit the Undergraduate Catalog.