Overview of Minor

  • 5 Courses in Women's Studies
  • Two courses (8 credits) from among the remaining Foundation courses
  • Two electives in Women's Studies (8 credits) from courses listed with at least two departments

No more than two courses included in the student’s major may be counted toward the minor. Please note: WST 200 is now counted as a Social Sciences course

HUMANITIES MINOR

(must have 12 credits of Humanities courses)

  • WST 200 (SS)
  • 2 Foundation – both Humanities
  • 2 Electives – including at least 1 Humanities

SOCIAL SCIENCES MINOR

(must have 12 credits of Social Sciences courses)

  • WST 200 (SS)
  • 2 Foundation – both Social Sciences
  • 2 Electives – including at least 1 Social Science

Foundation Courses

HUMANITIES FOUNDATION COURSES
Courses listed are subject to change. View all WST courses and descriptions on our master course list, or contact SBAI for up-to-date listings.

 

WST 105: Sex and Power (H)
WST 123/AH 100: Intro to Visual & Cultural Studies (H)
WST 204/AH 355: Feminist Film Theory (H)
WST 205/PHL 171: Philosophical Foundations of Feminism (H)
WST 212: Queer Theory (H)
WST 221/AH 205: Representing Differences (H)
WST 223/ENG 223: Madness, Marriage, and Monstrosity: The Woman Reader, The Woman Writer, and the 19th-Century Novel (H)
WST 224/AH 276: Gender & Representation (H)
WST 225/AH 259: Women, Cloth & Culture  (H)
WST 239/REL 220: Jewish Women’s Writing (H)
WST 240/ENG 126: Writing Women’s Lives (H)
WST 243/ENG 243: Major Authors: Jane Austen/Major Authors: The Brontes(H)
WST 244/FR 243: Mutilated Bodies, Mutilated Discourse (H)
WST 247/ENG 248: Contemporary Women’s Writing (H)
WST 256/SP 260: Latin American Women Writers (H)
WST 260/AH 213: Race & Gender in Popular Film (H)
WST 264/CLT 216: Women in Hispanic Film (H)
WST 271/GER 220: Sexuality & Gender (H)
WST 272/GER 272: Gender and Sexuality in the 20th Century (H)
WST 273/JPN 273: Japanese Women Writers (H)
WST 288/CLT 212: Mothers, Comrades & Whores (H)
WST 291/REL 207: Women in Early Christianity (H)
WST 339/ENG 230: Contemporary Black Women Writers (H)

SOCIAL SCIENCES FOUNDATION COURSES
Courses listed are subject to change. View all WST courses and descriptions on our master course list, or contact SBAI for up-to-date listing

WST 103/LIN 103: Language & Sexuality (SS)
WST 206: Feminism, Gender and Health (SS)
WST 210: LGBTQ Experiences in US History (SS)
WST 249: Women, Activism, and Social Change (SS)
WST 266/CSP 267: Psychology of Gender (SS)
WST 296/HIS 314: International Human Rights (SS)

OTHER FOUNDATION COURSES
Courses listed are subject to change. View all WST courses and descriptions on our master course list, or contact SBAI for up-to-date listing

WST 290/EDE 440: LGBTQ Issues in Education and Human Development
(Designation dependent on type of major/minor – for example if you are completing a humanities minor, this would count as social science course)

Graphic button