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Department of Women's and Gender Studies

Department of Women's and Gender Studies

Minor In Women's Studies

Minor in Women's Studies

Requirements - (15 cr.)

  • Core Courses (6 cr.)
    • Select one of the following
      • WGS-W 200 Women in American Society (3 cr.) Social Sciences
      • WGS-W 201 Women in American Culture (3 cr.) Humanities
    • Select one of the following
      • WGS-W 400 Topics in Women's and Gender Studies (3 cr.) Social Sciences
      • WGS-W 401 Topics in Women's and Gender Studies (3 cr.) Humanities
  • Women in Diverse Cultures (3 cr.)
    • WGS-W 301 International Perspectives on Women (3 cr.)
    • AFRO-A 210 Black Women in the Diaspora (3 cr.)
    • AFRO-A 406 Literature by American Women of Color (3 cr.)
    • AFRO-A 410 The Black Woman and the Afro-American Experience (3 cr.)
    • CHRI-C 490 Topic: The Latino Woman (3 cr.)
    • CMLT-C 340 Women in World Literature (3 cr.)
    • SPAN-S 284 Women in Hispanic Culture (3 cr.)
    • SPAN-S 470 Women in Hispanic Literature (3 cr.)
  • Women in the Social Sciences (3 cr.)
    • WGS-W 480 Women's and Gender Studies Practicum (3 cr.)
    • AFRO-A 210 Black Women in the Diaspora (3 cr.)
    • AFRO-A 410 The Black Woman and the Afro- American Experience (3 cr.)
    • CHRI-C 490 Topic: The Latino Woman (3 cr.)
    • SPAN-S 470 Women in Hispanic Literature (3 cr.)
    • PSY-P 432 Women and Madness (3 cr.)
    • PSY-P 460 Women: A Psychological Perspective (3 cr.)
    • SOC-S 310 The Sociology of Women in America (3 cr.)
    • SOC-S 337 Women and Crime (3 cr.)
    • SOC-S 410 Topics in Organization: Women and Work (3cr.)
    • SOC-S 431 Women, Religion, and Spirituality (3 cr.)
    • SPCH-S 450 Gender and Communication (3 cr.)
  • Women in the Humanities (3 cr.)
    • WGS-W 207 Women in Literature (3 cr.)
    • WGS-W 301 International Perspectives on Women (3 cr.)
    • AFRO-A 406 Literature by American Women of Color (3 cr.)
    • CMLT-C 340 Women in World Literature (3 cr.)
    • ENG-L 201 Films by Women (3 cr.)
    • ENG-L 207 Women in Literature (3 cr.)
    • ENG-L 295 American Film Culture (3 cr.) (When topic is women)
    • ENG-L 381 Recent Writing (3 cr.) (When topic is women)
    • ENG-L 440 Seminar in English and America Literature (3 cr.) (When topic is women)
    • SPAN-S 470 Women in Hispanic Literature (3 cr.)
    • HIST-B 300 Issues in W. European History: History of the Sexual Revolution (3cr.)

Total (15 cr.)

The course taken to fulfill the requirement of Women in Diverse Cultures cannot be used to fulfill the requirements in Women in the Social Sciences and Women in the Humanities.

For more information visit the Women's and Gender Studies page on the IU Northwest Bulletin.