Women & Gender Studies

Women & Gender Studies

Women's Studies – Courses and Curriculum

Qualifications for the minor and certificate:
A grade of C or better is required in WST 201

Women's Studies Certificate Program:


WST 201 Introduction to Women’s Studies

3 credits

Women’s Studies electives: seven courses approved  

for Women’s Studies credit

21 credits

TOTAL (8 courses) 

24 credits

Women's Studies Minor:

WST 201 Introduction to Women’s Studies

3 credits

Humanities electives: two courses approved

for Women’s Studies credit

6 credits

Social and natural sciences electives: 2 courses approved

for Women’s Studies credit

6 credits

TOTAL   (5 courses)

15 credits

Courses

WST 201 Introduction to Women’s Studies                3 credits
An interdisciplinary introduction to the field that focuses on how gender roles have been impacted by historical and cultural circumstances, concluding with an emphasis on contemporary gender and diversity issues. 

WST 498 Internship

WST 499 Independent Study

Courses approved for Women’s Studies credit are as follows. Course descriptions may be found in the appropriate departmental listing.

BIO 221 Biology of Women
CLS 300 Roman Law (Oral Communication Attribute)
COM 304 Family Communication
COM 327 Gender Differences in Communication
CRJ 337 Violence and the Family
ENG 223  Images of Women in Literature and Film (Field 3)
ENG 311 Women Writers
ENG 313 Literature and Psychology
FAH 159 Women and Art (Field 3)
HIS 211 Women in the Western World (Field 4)
HIS 290 The Family in American History
HIS 367 Slavery
HIS 395 History of American Women
PHI 358 Contemporary Philosophy
PHI 382 Gender and Philosophy (Field 2)
PHI 404 Women and Work
PSY 318 Social Psychology
PSY 329 Leadership and Motivation
RST 420 Feminine Role in Religion
RST 345  Bio-Moral Problems (Field 1)
SOC 291 Gender and Society (Field 5)
SOC 359 Women and Crime
SOC 390 Marriage and Families