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Minor in Women's Studies

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Requirements for the Minor

The minor requires 18 hours. At least 12 hours must be at the junior/senior (300 or higher) level.

  • WGSS 201 Women’s Studies: An Interdisciplinary Introduction (3)
  • 1 theory course selected from the list below (3)
  • 1 core course selected from the social science or humanities lists below (3)
  • 1 social science elective (3)
  • 1 humanities elective (3)
  • Other elective (3)
  • 1 theory course selected from the following:
    WGSS 549/HIST 649 History of Feminist Theory (3)
    WGSS 560/AAAS 560 Race, Gender, and Post-Colonial Discourses (3) (INT)
    WGSS 580/ANTH 580 Feminism and Anthropology
    WGSS 600/POLS 600 Contemporary Feminist Political Theory (3)
    SOC 601 Introduction to Feminist Social Theory (3)
    WGSS 381/PHIL 381 Feminism and Philosophy (3)
  • Core humanities courses:
    WGSS 317/ AAAS 317/AMS 317/HIST 317 African American Women: Colonial Era to the Present (3)
    WGSS 320/HIST 320 From Goddesses to Witches: Women in Premodern Europe (3) (INT)
    WGSS 321/HIST 321 From Mystics to Feminists: Women’s History in Europe 1600 to the Present (3) (INT)
    WGSS 330/AAAS 340 Women in Contemporary African Literature (3) (INT)
    WGSS 510/AMS 510/HIST 530 History of American Women: Colonial Times to 1870 (3)
    WGSS 511/AMS 511/HIST 531 History of American Women: 1870 to Present (3)

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