Department of Women's and Gender Studies

WGST Major and Minor Programs

Major, B. A. ~ 33 hours

Core Requirements: 18 hours

WGST 1150 Pro Seminar I

WGST 2150 Pro Seminar II

WGST 3010 Issues in Women's Studies

WGST 4870 Feminisms (Feminist Theory)

WGST 4890 Research & Methodologies

WGST 4900 Senior Seminar

WGST 4940 Praxis (Internship)

Electives: 15 hours (12 hours if double-major)

All cross-listed WGST classes or courses with WGST numbers (that are not core-classes) count as WGST electives. In some cases, where relevant, courses with other department alpha-codes may count as electives at the discretion of the adviser or chair.

Minor ~ 23 hours

Core Requirements: 11 hours

WGST 3010 Issues in Women's Studies
WGST 1150 Proseminar I OR WGST 2150 Proseminar II

WGST 4870 Feminisms (Feminist Theory)

WGST 4890 Research & Methodologies

Electives: 12 hours

All cross-listed WGST classes or courses with WGST numbers (that are not core-classes) count as WGST electives. In some cases, where relevant, courses with other department alpha-codes may count as electives at the discretion of the adviser or chair.

Minor in Sexuality Studies ~ 19 Hours

Core Requirements: 10 Hours

WGST 2010: Introduction to Gender Studies

WGST 4880:  Queer Theory or WGST 4870:   Feminisms

WGST 4890:  Research and Methodologies

Electives:  9 Hours ~ Choose any 3 courses from the list below.

WGST 2880:   Queer Culture(s)

WGST 3200:   Issues in LGBT Communities

WSGT 3550:   Love, Sex, & Marriage

WGST 3800:   Sexual Politics

WGST 4590:   Law, Policy, and the Politics of Sexuality

WGST 4870:   Feminisms*

WGST 4880:   Queer Theory*

*Only one of these can serve as an elective.  The other will be used as part of the core requirements.

 
Last Updated: 3/22/15