Major in WGST
Elective courses: WGST majors must distribute their courses among the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. They must take at least one course in one area and two courses for each of the remaining areas. Consult one of the program's academic representatives with questions about the curriculum. Majors and minors in WGST may also conduct an Independent Study (WGST 399) and/or a SAGES Capstone (WGST 396) with program faculty.
Up to six credit hours in required or elective courses from another major may also be applied to the Women's and Gender Studies major. In the two required courses, WGST 201: Introduction to Gender Studies plus one from the list below, students become fluent in current tools of research and interpretation employed in women's and gender studies.
These two "core" courses are WGST 201: Introduction to Gender Studies plus one from the list below:
WGST 301 Women, Creativity and the Arts
WGST 318 History of Black Women in the U. S.
WGST 326 Gender, Inequality and Globalization
WGST 353 Women in American History I
WGST 365 Gender and Sex Differences: Cross-cultural Perspective
Minor in WGST
Fulfillment of the minor requires completion of 18 credit hours according to the following course distribution: WGST 201-Introduction to Gender Studies and five approved electives.