Women's and Gender Studies Minor Requirements

2015 - 2016 Catalog

Women's and Gender Studies minor

A minor in women's and gender studies requires completion of 21 credits. In meeting the requirements of this interdisciplinary minor, a student may not use more than nine credits that are also used to meet the requirements of any other major or minor.

  1. Introduction: WGS 120, completed by the end of the sophomore year
  2. Distribution: 15 credits selected from the following, with at least one course from each of the two areas. Additional courses may be used when the topic is relevant and the Women's and Gender Studies Committee approves.
    1. Social and Natural Sciences: BIOL 255; POL 251 (SOAN 251), 255; PSYC 215, 262, 269; SOAN 251 (POL 251), 275, 280, SPAN 323, and WGS 296; and when appropriate, POL 292, SOAN 291
    2. Humanities and other disciplines: ENGL 261, 312, 313, 320, 358, 359; HIST 206, 228, 257, 258, 378, 379; PHIL 235, 242, 244, 246, 254; REL 132, 215, 284; THTR 250; and, when appropriate, ENGL 250, 293, 299, 380; FREN 331, 397; LATN 326; LIT 220, 295; REL 295, SPAN 397 and 398, and WGS 295
  3. Capstone experience (after the completion of all other requirements): WGS 396 or another relevant individual study, senior thesis, or honors thesis in the student's major approved by the program committee.
  1. Introduction:
  2. Distribution:
  3. 15 credits selected from the following, with at least one course from each of the two areas. Additional courses may be used when the topic is relevant and the Women’s and Gender Studies Committee approves.

  4. Capstone experience (after the completion of all other requirements):