Minor in Women and Gender Studies

The graduate minor in Women and Gender Studies requires 9-15 semester credit hours. The Graduate College and the Center for Diversity and Gender Studies offers this interdisciplinary program that concentrates on the images and realities of women. Drawing on recent scholarship about women and gender, this minor provides a flexible, coherent program that enables students to complement any major with the study of the significance of gender. The women and gender studies minor helps students create opportunities for themselves in a rapidly changing society.

Required Courses
WS 5376Images of Women3
WS 5377Realities of Women3
Electives
Choose 3 to 9 hours of courses from the following:3-9
Mexican American Culture
Gender and Sexuality in Cross Cultural Perspective
Seminar in Human Communication Theory
Historical Rhetoric and Social Influence
Gender and Communication
Counseling Women
Diversity Studies: Theories & Issues
Contemporary Fiction 1
Studies in American Poetry 1
Studies in American Prose 1
Studies in the Romantic Movement 1
Studies in Victorian Poetry 1
Studies in Victorian Prose 1
Studies in Literature for Children or Adolescents 1
History of Children’s Literature
Problems in Language and Literature 1
Issues in Human Sexuality Education
American Sexualities
Queer History: GLBT Histories in the United States
Women's Rights in Comparative Perspective
Women and Empire
Race, Gender, and Ethnicity in American Labor History
Women in Modern America
Women in Antebellum America
Gender, Race, and Class and the Media
Applied Philosophy 1
Philosophy of Sex and Love
Problems in Philosophy 1
Psychology of Women
Gender and Sexuality in College
Seminar on the Sociology of Gender
Gender and Aging in Society
Social Inequality: Race, Class, and Gender in the United States
Studies in Spanish Culture, Language, or Literature (Independent Study)
Independent Research in Women and Gender Studies
Total Hours9-15
Required Courses
WS 5376Images of Women3
WS 5377Realities of Women3
Electives
Choose 3 to 9 hours of courses from the following:3-9
Mexican American Culture
Gender and Sexuality in Cross Cultural Perspective
Seminar in Human Communication Theory
Historical Rhetoric and Social Influence
Gender and Communication
Counseling Women
Diversity Studies: Theories & Issues
Contemporary Fiction 1
Studies in American Poetry 1
Studies in American Prose 1
Studies in the Romantic Movement 1
Studies in Victorian Poetry 1
Studies in Victorian Prose 1
Studies in Literature for Children or Adolescents 1
History of Children’s Literature
Problems in Language and Literature 1
Issues in Human Sexuality Education
American Sexualities
Queer History: GLBT Histories in the United States
Women's Rights in Comparative Perspective
Women and Empire
Race, Gender, and Ethnicity in American Labor History
Women in Modern America
Women in Antebellum America
Gender, Race, and Class and the Media
Applied Philosophy 1
Philosophy of Sex and Love
Problems in Philosophy 1
Psychology of Women
Gender and Sexuality in College
Seminar on the Sociology of Gender
Gender and Aging in Society
Social Inequality: Race, Class, and Gender in the United States
Studies in Spanish Culture, Language, or Literature (Independent Study)
Independent Research in Women and Gender Studies
Total Hours9-15