Women's and Gender Studies


The women's studies minor is an 18 credit hour cross disciplinary program that explores the scholarship related to gender and equity issues affecting women. This minor includes one required course, WMST 200. The remainder of the program incorporates many academic fields.


Required Course Credit Hours
WMST 200. Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies 3
Choose five of the following: 15
ANTH 370. Topics in the Anthropology of Gender  
ENG 327. The Gothic  
ENG/WMST 368. Women's Literature  
ENG 369. Feminist Literary Theory  
ENG/WMST 370. Queer Literature  
ENG/WMST 466. Studies in Women's Literature  
HIST 320. Women in United States History  
HIST 321. European Women's History  
HIST 327. Technology in America 1  
HIST 448. Gender in Colonial Latin America  
HIST 449. Women and Fascism  
HIST 466. The Family, 1400-1800  
ISAT/WMST 485. Gender Issues in Science  
JUST/WMST 341. Gender and Justice  
NSG 393. Issues in Family Violence  
PHIL/WMST 350. The Philosophy of Feminism  
PSYC 310. The Psychology of Women and Gender  
REL 306. Women and Gender in Islam  
REL 315. Women and Religion  
SCOM/WMST 348. Communication and Gender  
SOCI 336. Race and Ethnicity 1  
SOCI 337. Sociology of Gender  
SOCI 347. Community, Diversity and Popular Culture 1  
SCOM/WRTC/WMST 420. Feminist Rhetorics  
WMST 300. Special Topics in Women's Studies  
WMST 400. Issues and Research in Women's Studies  
WMST 490. Independent Studies in Women's Studies  
WMST 492. Internship in Women's Studies  
WMST 495. Special Topics in Women's Studies  



1 If research project addresses issue of gender.