2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Major in Women’s and Gender Studies (BA/BS)

36 credits

Required Courses

WGS 210Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies

3

WGS 220International Women's Issues

3

WGS 410Feminist Theory

3

WGS 499Women's and Gender Studies Capstone

3

Group 1: WGS electives, 3 credits from

WGS 310Special Topics in Women's and Gender Studies

3

WGS 369Paid Internship

1 TO 6

WGS 479Unpaid Internship

1 TO 6

WGS 498Independent Study

1 TO 3

Total Credit Hours:3

Group 2: Humanities and fine arts electives, 3 credits from

AHS 265Feminist Art History

3

CC 302Women in Antiquity

3

COMM 385Rhetoric of Marginalized Voices

3

ENG 214Introduction to Literature and Gender

3

ENG 217Introduction to Queer Literature and Queer Theory

3

ENG 328Language and Gender

3

ENG 490Literature and Gender

3

ENG 494Queer Literature/Queer Theory

3

HIST 215Women in American History

3

HIST 452Women in Modern European History

3

PHIL 380Justice

3

PHIL 406Feminist Ethics and Epistemology

3

RELS 206Sex and the Bible

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Group 3: Social and biological sciences electives,

3 credits from

ANTH 241Gender, Sex, and Sexuality

3

CJC 211Race, Gender, and Crime

3

CJC 332Victimology

3

HSC 261Health, Sexuality, and Family Life

3

HSC 372Women and Health

3

POLS 241Family Law

3

POLS 474Women and Politics

3

PSYS 324Psychology of Women

3

PSYS 326Psychology of Diversity

3

PSYS 377Psychology of Sexual Behavior

3

SOC 235Sociology of Gender

3

SOC 424Family

3

SOC 434Sociology of Human Sexuality

3

SOCW 250Human Behavior and the Social Environment 1

3

Total Credit Hours:3

15 additional credits from at least 2 of the groups

(at least 12 credits must be at the 300-400 level)

Total Credit Hours:15

Total Credit Hours: 36

Students may earn no more than 6 internship credits. WGS 499 should be taken at the completion of the program. Students should refer to individual course descriptions for information about prerequisites. Other relevant electives may be substituted with the approval of the program director. For advising, contact the Women’s and Gender Studies program office, BB 108, 765-285-5451.