Women & Gender Studies 

Requirements for the minor in Women's and Gender Studies  

Required Courses: 

WGS 210 Introduction to Women's Studies 3 hrs
WGS 410 Theory and Practice 
(An approved internship may satisfy this requirement.)
3 hrs

Electives: Four courses from the list below. One must be a course that focuses primarily on Women's Issues (indicated by a W in parentheses) and one must be a course that focuses primarily on Gender Issues (indicated by a G in parentheses). Nine hours must be selected from upper-level courses.

EDU 220 Multicultural Education (G) 2 hrs
ENG 340 Gender and Literary Expression
(G or W depending on the topic. May be repeated once when the topic changes.)
3 hrs
HUM 200 Images of Women (W) 3 hrs
PSY 400 Close Relationships (G) 3 hrs
SPE 203 Interpersonal Communication (G) 3 hrs
SPE 303 Communication in Relationships (G) 3 hrs
WGS/HIS 356 European Women (W) 3 hrs
WGS/PED 355 Women's Health Issues (W) 3 hrs
WGS/PSY 301 Human Sexual Behavior (G) 3 hrs
With approval of the minor program coordinator, students may substitute another course in which gender issues constitute a significant component.  Students who have taken Introduction to Women's Studies may complete the minor by taking one course from the electives list and participating in an approved off-campus experience of at least twelve credit hours that includes an internship.

No more than two courses in the minor may come from any single department and no more than two may be applied to another major or minor. These restrictions apply to all courses, including internships, special topics and independent study.