Women’s Studies Undergraduate Programs of Study


Students must take the following:
3001:300 Introduction to Women's Studies, 3 credits
3001:490 Women's Studies Lecture Series, 1 credit
3001:480 Feminist Theory, 3 credits-OR-
3001:493 Individual Studies on Women, 1-3 credits

***Students must also take 12 credits of electives (below). One course must be taken from the approved classes in each of the following areas: humanities, social sciences, and fine and applied arts.

An additional elective should be selected from any of the Women's Studies or approved cross-listed courses. At least two of the non-core courses must be at the 300/400level.***

Humanities

  • 3001:493 Individual Studies on Women*
  • 3230:472 Women in Antiquity
  • 3300:386 Women in Modern Novels
  • 3300:389 Popular Culture: Writing about Race and Gender
  • 3300:453 American Women Poets
  • 3300:489 20th Century Women Writers*
  • 3600:355 Philosophy of Feminism

* Indicates available at graduate level

Social Sciences

  • 3230:472 The Anthropology of Sex and Gender
  • 3400:325 Women in Modern Europe
  • 3400:340 African-American Women's History
  • 3400:350 U.S. Women's History
  • 3400:400 Gender and Culture in China*
  • 3400:493 ST: Popular Culture, Cultural Theory and Historical Change*
  • 3700:392: ST: Women in Politics
  • 3750:474 Psychology of Women*
  • 3850:325 Sociology of Women in Global Society*
  • 3850:365 ST: International Women's Rights
  • 3850:447 The Sociology of Sex and Gender*
  • 3850:455 Family Violence

* Indicates available at graduate level

Fine and Applied

  • 7100:401 Women in Art *
  • 7400:201 Courtship, Marriage and the Family
  • 7400:219 Dress and Culture
  • 7400:265 Child Development
  • 7400:442 Human Sexuality
  • 7400:485 Women and Food
  • 7600:408 Women, Minorities and News*
  • 7750:411 Women's Issues in Social Work Practice*
  • 7750:480 ST: Gay and Lesbian Issues*

* Indicates available at graduate level

Education, Institute for Life-Span Development, Summit College and Women's Studies Workshops

  • 2450:265 Women in Management
  • 3001:485 ST: Boys to Men: Masculinity in Contemporary Society*
  • 3001:485 ST: Women, Poverty and Welfare*
  • 3001:485 ST: Women, Minorities and Media *
  • 3001:493 Individual Studies in Women*
  • 3001:489 Internship in Women's Studies*
  • 2260:265 Women and Addiction

* Indicates available at graduate level

Undergraduate Minor


Students must take the following:
3001:300 Introduction to Women's Studies, 3 credits
3001:480 Feminist Theory, 3 credits
3001:490 Women's Studies Lecture Series, 1 credit
3001:493 Individual Studies on Women, 1-3 credits-OR- 3001:489 Internship in Women's Studies, 1-4 credits

***Students must also take 12 credits of electives (below). One course must be taken from the approved classes in each of the following areas: humanities, social sciences, and fine and applied arts.

An additional elective should be selected from any of the Women's Studies or approved cross-listed courses. At least two of the non-core courses must be at the 300/400level.***

Humanities

  • 3001:485 ST: Women as Survivors*
  • 3001:485 ST: Worlds of Women*
  • 3001:493 Individual Studies on Women*
  • 3300:386 Women in Modern Novels
  • 3300:389 ST: Ethnic Women in Literature
  • 3300:389 ST: Women Writers
  • 3300:489 Women and Film*
  • 3300:489 20th Century Women's Writers
  • 3300:453 American Women Poets
  • 3600:355 Philosophy of Feminism

* Indicates available at graduate level

Social Sciences

  • 3001:485 ST: Boys to Men: Masculinity in Contemporary Society*
  • 3001:485 ST: Women, Poverty and Welfare*
  • 3001:489 Internship in Women's Studies*
  • 3001:493 Individual Studies on Women*
  • 2540:265 Women in Management
  • 3230: The Anthropology of Sex and Gender
  • 3400:325 Women in Modern Europe
  • 3400:340 African- American Women's History
  • 3400:350 U.S. Women's History
  • 3400:400 Gender and Culture in China*
  • 3700:392 ST: Women in Politics
  • 3750:474 Psychology of Women*
  • 3850:325 Sociology of Women in Global Society*
  • 3850:365 ST: International Women's Rights
  • 3850:447 The Sociology of Sex and Gender*
  • 3850:455 Family Violence

* Indicates available at graduate level

Fine and Applied Arts

  • 3001:485 Women, Minorities and Media*
  • 3001:493 Individual Studies on Women*
  • 7100:401 Women in Art*
  • 7400:201 Courtship, Marriage and the Family
  • 7400:219 Dress and Culture
  • 7400:265 Child Development
  • 7400:442 Human Sexuality
  • 7400:485 Women and Food
  • 7600:408 Women, Minorities and News*
  • 7750:411 Women's Issues in Social Work Practice*
  • 7750:480 ST: Gay and Lesbian Issues

* Indicates available at graduate level

Summit College

  • 2260:265 Women and Addiction