Overview of Minor

  • 5 Courses in Women's Studies
  • Two courses (8 credits) from among the remaining Foundation courses
  • Two electives in Women's Studies (8 credits) from courses listed with at least two departments

No more than two courses included in the student’s major may be counted toward the minor. Please note: WST 200 is now counted as a Social Sciences course

HUMANITIES MINOR

(must have 12 credits of Humanities courses)

  • WST 200 (SS)
  • 2 Foundation – both Humanities
  • 2 Electives – including at least 1 Humanities

SOCIAL SCIENCES MINOR

(must have 12 credits of Social Sciences courses)

  • WST 200 (SS)
  • 2 Foundation – both Social Sciences
  • 2 Electives – including at least 1 Social Science

Foundation Courses

I. Women and Gender in History

  • WST 201/HIS 204: Women in History: US 1600-1970 (SS)
  • WST 261/HIS 259: African-American Women’s History (SS)
  • WST 251/HIS 296: Women in East Asia (SS)
  • WST 296/HIS 314: International Human Rights (SS)

II. Women and Gender in Society

  • WST 202/ANT 103: Women in Society (SS)
  • WST 218/ANT 244: Marriage, Families and Communities in a Global Perspective (SS)

III. Women and Gender in Politics

  • WST 203F: Women in Politics (SS)

IV. Women and Gender in Art

  • WST 214/AH 210: Women as Image & Text (H)
  • WST 225/AH 259: Women, Cloth & Culture (H)

V. Philosophical Foundations of Feminism

  • WST 205/PHL 171: Philosophical Foundations of Feminism (H)
  • WST 212: Queer Theory (H)

VI. Feminism, Gender and Health

  • WST 206: Feminism, Gender and Health (SS)

VII. Women Writers

  • WST 240/ENG 126: Writing Women’s Lives (H)
  • WST 256/SP 260: Latin American Women Writers (H)
  • WST 273/JPN 273: Japanese Women Writers (H)
  • WST 339/ENG 230: Contemporary Black Women Writers (H)
  • WST 243/ENG 243: Major Authors: Jane Austen (H)
  • WST 243/ENG 243: Major Authors: The Brontes (H)
  • WST 243/ENG 243: Major Authors: The Radical Narratives of Toni Morrison (H)

VIII. Feminism and Gender Studies in Film

  • WST 204/AH 355: Feminist Film Theory (H)
  • WST 288/CLT 212: Mothers, Comrades & Whores (H)
  • WST 264/CLT 216: Women in Hispanic Film (H)
  • WST 262/CLT 214: Women in Japanese Film (H)

IX. Gender and Sexuality

  • WST 103/LIN 103: Language & Sexuality (SS)
  • WST 271/GER 220: Sexuality & Gender (H)
  • WST 272/GER 272: Gender and Sexuality in the 20th Century (H)
  • WST 221/AH 205: Representing Differences (H)

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