Interdisciplinary : Minor in Women's Studies

Coordinator: Cindy Wilkey

The minor in women's studies is designed to provide students with an understanding of the challenges faced by women in the modern world. It is particularly suited for those students who wish to explore women's roles in contemporary society and how these roles may impinge on their activities as well as the activities of those with whom they interact. The student seeking the Minor in Women's Studies will plan a coherent curriculum for the minor in consultation with the Women's Studies coordinator and the advisor of the academic major.

The minor will include:

I. Three hours selected from the following courses:

SOCI 155 Marriage and the Family
PSYC 300 Psychology of Gender

II. Twelve hours selected from the following courses:

ENGL 312 Topics in Women’s Literature: Women in Literature
ENGL 313 Topics in American Literature: Women’s Literature: Creative Vision
ENGL 313 Topics in American Literature: The American Eve
ENGL 314 Topics in British Literature: Victorian Women Novelists
HIST 347/447 Women in European History
HIST 368/468 Women in American History
SOCI 155 Marriage and the Family
SOCI 330 Sociology of Gender

III. Three hours consisting of:

HUMN 395 Research in Women's Studies