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Minor in Women’s Studies

All students pursuing a Minor in Women’s Studies (WS) are required to complete 18 semester credit hours.

  1. 6 semester credit hours of required courses:

    WS  2013  Introduction to Women’s Studies
    WS  4623  Feminist Theories

  2. 12 additional semester credit hours, in at least two disciplines other than the student’s major, selected from the following:

    AMS  3443   Studies in Gender and Sexuality
    ANT  3603   Sex, Gender, and Culture
    BBL   2023   Latino Cultural Expressions
    BBL   3023   Mexican American Culture
    BBL   3043   Social Psychological Considerations in Mexican American Communities
    BIO   2003   Biology of Human Reproduction
    CLA   3123   Cultural Issues in Classical Antiquity
    CRJ   4403   Race, Ethnicity, and Criminal Justice
    CRJ   4463   Gender and Crime
    CRJ   4853   Sex Crimes and the Law
    ENG  3133   Women and Literature
    ENG  4393   Feminist Theory of Literature
    HIS   3043   History of Women in the United States: Pre-Columbus to 1890
    HIS   3053   History of Women in the United States: Since 1890
    HIS   3133   Themes in the Social History of the United States
    HIS   3963   Women and Gender in India
    HTH  4523   Understanding Human Sexuality
    IDS   2113   Society and Social Issues
    LNG  3843   Gender Issues in Language
    MAS  2013   Introduction to Chicano(a) Studies
    POL  3163   Introduction to Feminist Theory
    POL  3183   Women in Politics
    PSY  3303   Psychological Perspectives on Gender
    PSY  4193   Relationships
    SOC  3163   Families in Society
    SOC  3283   Poverty
    SOC  3293   Sociology of Gender
    SOC  3413   Sociology of the Mexican American Community
    WS   3613   Feminist Research Methodologies
    WS   3953   Special Topics in Women Writers
    WS   4863   Feminism and Globalization
    WS   4913   Independent Study
    WS   4933   Internship in Women’s Studies
    WS   4953   Special Topics in Women's Studies

Note: Please consult the Women’s Studies Institute for a complete list of courses that fulfill the WS minor.

To declare a Minor in Women’s Studies, obtain advice, obtain lists of relevant courses, or seek approval of substitutions for course requirements, students should consult the College of Education and Human Development Advising and Certification Center.