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Major Concentration in Women, Gender and Sexuality

Effective Fall 2017

The major concentration in WGS consists of 30 hours:

I. Required WGS Courses (6 credits)

WGS 200 3 Introduction to Women, Gender & Sexuality
WGS 499 3 Capstone Seminar in Women, Gender & Sexuality

II. One course in History (3 credits):

CLAS /WGS 384 3 Gender and Sexuality in Greece & Rome
HIST 383 3 History of Rape
HIUS 376/AFST 375/WGS 376 3 African American Womenʼs History from Slavery to the Present
HIUS / AMST  326 3 Gay American History
HIUS/AMST 436 3 History of Gender and Sexuality in the United States
HILA 465/ LAC 466 3 Gender and Sexuality in Early Latin America

III. One course in Arts & Literature (3 credits):

CNST/WGS 469 3 Sexuality & Cinema
ENGL/WGST 332 3 Women in American Literature
ENGL/WGS 422 3 Women Writers in Britain
FREN 433 3 French and Francophone Women Writers (in French)
GERM 370 3 Witches: Myth, Reality, and Representation
GERM 434 3 Extraordinary Wo(Men)―Outcasts, Rebels, Martyrs, and Saints (carries upper level pre-reqs)
MUCO/WGS 330 3 Women & Music
MUCO/WGS 412 3 Women, Performance Art, and the Avant Garde
SPAN 433 3 Images of Woman in Hispanic Literature (Taught in Spanish - carries upper level prereqs)

IV. Two courses in Social Sciences (6 credits)

PSYC/WGS 434 3 Psychology of Gender
PSYC 435 3 Multicultural Psychology
PSYC/AFST 476 3 African American Psychology
REST/ WGS 320 3 Gender & Religion
SOCI/WGS 375 3 Gender in Society
SOCI/WGS 453 3 Gender & Crime
WGS 340 3 Gender, Politics, and the Law
WGS 370 3 Gender & Globalization

V. Any four additional courses (12 credits):

AFST/WGS 484 3 African-American Women in American Society
CLAS /WGS 384 3 Gender and Sexuality in Greece & Rome
CNST/WGS 469 3 Sexuality & Cinema
ENGL/WGST 332 3 Women in American Literature
ENGL/WGS 422 3 Women Writers in Britain
FREN 433 3 French and Francophone Women Writers (in French)
GERM 370 3 Witches: Myth, Reality, and Representation
GERM 434 3 Extraordinary Wo(Men)―Outcasts, Rebels, Martyrs, and Saints (carries upper level pre-reqs)
HIST 383 3 History of Rape
HIUS/WGS 325 3 Women in American History
HIUS 376/AFST 375/WGS 376 3 African American Womenʼs History from Slavery to the Present
HIUS / AMST  326 3 Gay American History
HIUS/AMST 436 3 History of Gender and Sexuality in the United States
HILA 465/ LAC 466 3 Gender and Sexuality in Early Latin America
MUCO/WGS 330 3 Women & Music
MUCO/WGS 412 3 Women, Performance Art, and the Avant Garde
PHIL/WGS 382 3 Philosophy of Feminism
PSYC/WGS 434 3 Psychology of Gender
PSYC 435 3 Multicultural Psychology
PSYC/AFST 476 3 African American Psychology
SOCI/WGS 375 3 Gender in Society
SOCI/WGS 453 3 Gender & Crime
SPAN 433 3 Images of Woman in Hispanic Literature (carries upper level prereqs)
WGS 340 3 Gender, Politics, and the Law
WGS 370 3 Gender & Globalization
WGS 400 3 Topics in Women, Gender & Sexuality
WGS 490 var Internship
WGS 491 var Foreign Study
WGS 492 var Off Campus Study
WGS 493 var Independent Study

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