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  • Women's and Gender Studies

    The aim of the minor in Women's and Gender Studies is to provide students with the option of focusing on women's and gender issues as a theme in the curriculum of the University. Gender is one of the main dimensions of what it means to be human in all known times and places. Awareness of the role of gender in the conduct of human affairs enhances comprehension and understanding of the human condition.  


    Requirements for a Minor in Women's and Gender Studies

    See course descriptions for prerequisites and co-requisites         
    WGS 279A CORE: Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies       3
    Select 12 credits from the following: 12
    ENG 451 Studies in Women's Literature  
    PSY 379A CORE: Psychology of Women  
    SWK 250 Women, Politics and Economics  
    ENG 348D Women in Literature and Psychology  
    PHL 279A CORE: Ethical Issues of Sexuality and Marriage  
    PSY 255 Human Sexuality  
    ART 270 The History of Women in Art   
    BUS 315 Gender and the Workplace  
    THL 325 Feminist Liberation Theologies  
    WGS 397 Internship  
    WGS 2/3/486 Independent Study  
    Total Credits Required 15