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Minor in Women's Studies

Course Requirements

The women's studies minor takes an interdisciplinary approach to inquiry, offering feminist perspectives on cultures and societies to all students. A total of 19 to 20 units in courses in the area of women’s studies will be required for the women’s studies minor.

Course ID Course Name Units
Required Courses:
WMST 300 Introduction to Women’s Studies 4
Choose three of the following (15-16 units):
ENG 370 World Literature (when topic is appropriate) 4
ENG 380 Topics in Literature (when topic is appropriate) 4
HIST 435 Topics in the History of Women in the U.S. 4
POSC 409 Women and Politics 4
PSYC 334 Psychology of Gender 4
REL 312 Women in the Early Church 4
FILM/WMST 441 Women and Film 4

Additional courses that focus on women or gender may be approved for the minor by the women's studies coordinator and the dean of Humanities and Teacher Education Division.