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  Aug 17, 2017
 
2017-2018 University Catalog [under review]

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies minor


A minor in women's, gender, and sexuality studies requires completion of 21 credits. In meeting the requirements of this interdisciplinary minor, a student may not use more than nine credits that are also used to meet the requirements of any other major or minor.

  1. Introduction: WGSS 120, completed by the end of the sophomore year
  2. Distribution: 15 credits selected from the following, with at least one course from each of the two areas. Additional courses may be used when the topic is relevant and the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Committee approves.
    1. Social and Natural Sciences: BIOL 255; ECON 246, 251; POL 251 (SOAN 251), 255; PSYC 213, 215, 262, 269; SOAN 251 (POL 251), 261, 275, 280, and WGSS 296; and when appropriate, ECON 295, POL 292, SOAN 291, WGSS 180 (when topic is social or natural sciences)
    2. Humanities and other disciplines: ENGL 261, 312, 313, 320, 358, 359; HIST 206, 219, 228, 257, 258, 285, 378, 379; LEGL 345; PHIL 235, 242, 244, 246, 254; REL 132, 215, 246, 284; SPAN 323; THTR 250; WGSS 295; and, when appropriate, ENGL 250, 293, 299, 392, 393, 394, 395; FREN 331, 397; LATN 326; LIT 180, 220, 295; REL 295; SPAN 295, 397, and 398; WGSS 180 (when topic is in humanities)
  3. Capstone experience (after the completion of all other requirements): WGSS 396 or another relevant individual study, senior thesis, or honors thesis in the student's major approved by the program committee.

1. Introduction:


2. Distribution:


15 credits selected from the following, with at least one course from each of the two areas. Additional courses may be used when the topic is relevant and the Women’s and Gender Studies Committee approves.

b. Humanities and other disciplines:


3. Capstone experience (after the completion of all other requirements):




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