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Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Minor

The minor in Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies includes the Introduction to Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and five other courses including independent study, selected from the following courses:*

Required Course

IDIS 1000 Introduction to Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies 3 cr.


Choose five from the following:

ART 3700 Women, Art, and Society 3 cr.
CJ 2450 Women in Criminal Justice 3 cr.
COMM 4281 Gender and Communication 3 cr.
ECON 2010 Political Economy of Gender 3 cr.
ENGL 3300 Women and Literature 3 cr.
ENGL 3460 Rebels in American Film and Literature:
Race, Gender, and Class Outsiders
3 cr.
ENGL 4060 Early Modern Women Writers 3 cr.
ENGL 4600 Literacy Cult of the Virgin Queen 3 cr.
HIST 2490 History of U.S. Women to 1870 3 cr.
HIST 2500 History of U.S. Women 1870 to the Present 3 cr.
HIST 2745 Women in Latin American History 3 cr.
IDIS 4903 Independent Study in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies 3 cr.
ITAL 3300 Women in Italy 3 cr.
MUST 3900 Women, Music and Society 3 cr.
POLS 2550 Sex, Race, and the Constitution 3 cr.
SOC 2630 Sociology of Families 3 cr.
SOC 3770 Women in American Society 3 cr.
SOC 3100 Gender & Society 3 cr.
SOC 3110 Sociology of Sexualities 3 cr.

*Each of the electives for this minor may have specific prerequisites.