College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Minor Requirements — 18 Credits
Women’s Studies is devoted to the critical interrogation of gender’s role in structuring individual experience. Women’s Studies also examines gender’s impact on the global distribution of economic and political opportunity in specific historical and social contexts. Women’s Studies’ students will be able to engage with a variety of different theoretical and political feminist positions, and demonstrate an awareness of feminist scholarship in at least two disciplines, as well as the relationship between Women’s Studies and feminist scholarship in other disciplines. Students will learn the theories underlying feminism(s) as well as the skills necessary to effectively communicate them.
Take all of the following courses:
|WS 101||Women in Contemporary Society||
|WS 240||Women, Race and Class||
|WS 285||Global and Cross Cultural Perspectives of Women||
|WS 350||Feminist Theory||
Choose six credits from the following courses:
Courses should be chosen from among the following and other courses approved by the Women's Studies Committee:
NOTES: In all cases, a student's program in Women's Studies will be developed individually with each student by the coordinator or other members of the Women's Studies faculty. Each student's program must include at least 6 hours of coursework at the 300-400 level.
Each student should register with the coordinator to receive bulletins about general meetings, special programs scheduled and new courses approved by the Women's Studies Committee.