Gender and Women's Studies Minor

In order to complete a minor in the Gender and Women’s Studies Program, students must take GWS 101 Women, Culture and Society, GWS 401 Theories of Sex and Gender and nine other credit hours cross-listed with courses offered by the Gender and Women’s Studies Program and selected in consultation with the program director. No more than three credit hours may normally come from the allied Gender and Women’s Studies Program curriculum and no more than six credit hours may normally come from any single department. The pass/fail option may not be used to fulfill requirements for the minor. Please consult the program director if you have any questions.

Minor Requirements
GWS 101Women, Culture and Society3
GWS 401Theories of Sex and Gender3
Select three additional courses (only one being from Allied list below):9
The Psychology of Women
Women and Politics
Women and Religion
19th C English and Irish Women Writers
Social Activism
Gender and Society
GWS 360-GWS 379
Special Topics
Lit by Women: 17th-19th Cent
Medieval and Renaissance Women
American Film Noir and Femme Fatale
Religion, Sex and Gender
Located Knowledges
Contemp Irish Lit and Politics
U.S. Latina Thought
Total Credit Hours15

Allied GWS List

GWS 200Cultural Myths and Cultural Realities3
GWS 213People&Cultures Southeast Asia3
GWS 231Marriage and Families3
GWS 240Social Welfare3
GWS 241Social Inequality3
GWS 244Race and Ethnic Relations3
GWS 314Post-Colonial Literature and Theory3
GWS 323The Social Production of Space3
GWS 329History of Latin American Social Movement3
GWS 335Equal Employment Opportunity3
GWS 346Victorian Poetry and Prose3
GWS 347The Victorian Novel3
GWS 351Critical Approaches to Film3
ENG 364Modern American Fiction3
GWS 357Modern European Drama3
GWS 358Representations of the Media in Film3
GWS 359The Films of Alfred Hitchcock3
GWS 360-GWS 379 Special Topics3
GWS 382African-American Literature3
GWS 383American Ethnic Literature3
GWS 403Religion and Globalization3
GWS 404Literature and Psychology3
GWS 405International Human Rights3
GWS 408Gender and Literature3
GWS 412American Outlaws and Outcasts3
GWS 41512 American Films: Auteurism3
GWS 422Literature and Science3
GWS 447Stereotypes/Prejudice/Discrim3