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Undergraduate Catalog

Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies: Minor

Minor in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies - 20 credits

I. CORE (Required Courses)…......…8 credits
All WGSS minors take the following courses:
       WOM220 Women: Images and Realities (4)
       WOM421 Feminist Theory (4)

II. CLUSTERS…………………...…........6 credits
Minors select one course from each of TWO of the following FOUR clusters.
Note: No more than three credits can be lower division.

Historical and Political Contexts
WOM311 Women and Work (3)
WOM314 Violence Against Women (3)
WOM316 History of Women in the US to 1880 (3)
WOM423 Feminism in the US (3)
HIS307 History of Women in the US from 1880 (3)

Culture and Representation
WOM222 The Queer Experience (3)
WOM310 Motherhood & Mothering (3)
WOM319 Feminist Art and Culture (3)
WOM325 Women and Popular Culture (3)
WOM335 Performing Feminism (3)
THE327 Race, Gender, and Performance (3)

Race, Culture, Nation
WOM340 Transnational Feminism (3)
WOM430 Women in the Caribbean (3)
BLK221 The Black Woman (3)
HIS480 Women in China (3)

Gender, Sexuality & Queer Studies
WOM315 Queer Women (3)
WOM318 Women, Love and Sex (3)
WOM322 Masculinities (3)
WOM330 Intro. to Queer Studies (3)
SOC360 Sociology of Gender (3)

III. ELECTIVES…………………………6 credits
In consultation with their advisor, minors take an additional 6 credits in WGSS or cross-listed courses around a theme or in relation to their major. No more than three credits can be lower division.