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Women's Studies Course Requirements

The Women’s Studies Minor requires 18 credit hours, at least half of which must be at the upper level. Courses that fulfill a particular student’s major requirements cannot count toward a minor.

Required WS Courses:

              WS 101             Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies

              WS 200             Feminist Theory

              WS 400             Senior Thesis Project

Additional courses can be chosen from several types of courses.

Courses from various disciplines that are already approved to count as WS courses such as:              

    ENG 379           Women Writers

    POL 266/366     The Politics of Sex

    HIS 214             Topics in American History: US Women's History

Courses in which the instructor has expressed a willingness to work with a student to develop a concentration area focused on women’s and gender issues such as:

ENG 325           Medieval Literature

POL 205            Politics of Race

HIS 214             Topics in American History: Bad Behavior

Internships focused on gender issues such as working at the local Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Center.

International experiences that are relevant to exploring women’s and gender issues in other countries.

"The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn."

- Gloria Steinem

"The only way for a woman, as for a man, to find herself, to know herself as a person, is by creative work on her own. There is no other way."

- Betty Friedan

"If you have knowledge, let others light their candles at it."

- Margaret Fuller

 

 

 

 

 

 

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