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Women and Gender Studies Program Requirements

The women and gender studies minor consists 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

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 (3)

Feminist/Gender Theory Course – 3 credits

Choose ONE of the following.

  • SOCI 315 – Our Gendered World (3)
  • WGST/ENGL 214D – P1 Reading Gender (3)
  • WGST/AMST 216 – P2 Feminist Theory (3)

Intersectional Perspectives Course – 3 credits

Choose ONE of the following.

  • ENGL 347 – Studies in Postcolonialism (3)
  • WGST 270 – P5 Gender and Culture (3)
  • WGST 275 – P5 Indigenous Women Globally (3)

Electives – 9 credits

Choose THREE elective courses from the list below.

  • AFAM/REST 282P – Black Church Issues (3)
  • ANTH 227 – P3 Anthropology of Sex (3)
  • CLST 210C – P5 Love in the Ancient World (3)
  • ECON 110P – CC Gender and Race in the American Workplace (3)
  • ENGL 230 – P1 Literature of Travel (3)
  • ENGL 261C – Topics in Sexuality and Literature (3)
  • ENGL 348 – Women Writers (3)
  • ENGL 370 – Gender and Writing (3)
  • HIST 202 – P1 Women and Gender in the 19th Century (3)
  • HIST 205D – CC American Social History: The Family (3)
  • HIST 237D – P1 The Female Body: A Problem to Grow Into (3)
  • HIST 244 – Women and War (3)
  • ISPR 270D – CC Global Gender Studies (3)
  • LLIT/LSPN 230P – P1 Hispanic/Latino Vistas: Film and Literature (3)
  • REST 255D – P2 Great Women in Christianity (3)
  • REST 352D – P5 Marriage and Sexuality (3)
  • SOCI 195 – P1 Hip-Hop Music and Poetry (3)
  • SOCI 223 – The Sociology of the Family (3)
  • SOCI 314 – U.S. Race Relations (3)
  • SOCI 315 – Our Gendered World (3)
  • SPST 205 – CC Gender and Sport (3)
  • SPST 225P – P3 Sport and American Culture (3)
  • WGST 120 – Visions of Social Change (3)
  • WGST 150 – LC Equity and Access
  • WGST 203P – CC Introduction to Queer Studies (3)
  • WGST/ENGL 214D – P1 Reading Gender (3)
  • WGST/AMST 216 – P2 Feminist Theory (3)
  • WGST 220 – P1 Women and Film (3)
  • WGST 230 – Special Topics in WGST (3)
  • WGST/AMST 237P – P3 Social Protests (3)
  • WGST 243 – Creating Families (3)
  • WGST 258 – P1 Gender in Popular Media (3)
  • WGST/PSYC 265 – P3 Human Sexuality (3)
  • WGST 270 – P5 Gender and Culture (3)
  • WGST/ENGL 272 – P2 Digital Feminisms (3)
  • WGST 275 – P5 Indigenous Women Globally (3)
  • WGST 280 – CC Gender and Identity in South Asia (3)
  • WGST 295 – P2 Gender, Science, and Society (3)
  • WGST/AMST 470 – Senior Research Seminar (3)
  • WGST 496 – Independent Study (3)

Total: 18 credits

Note: Courses counted toward the student's major cannot count for the WGST minor.


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