Women's Studies

MINOR IN WOMEN’S STUDIES

 

Coordinator: Dr. 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:

SOC 1550: Marriage and the Family

PSY 3000: Psychology of Gender

 

II. Twelve hours selected from the following courses:

ENG 3120: Topics in Women’s Literature: Women in Literature

ENG 3130: Topics in American Literature: Women’s Literature: Creative Vision

ENG 3130: Topics in American Literature: The American Eve

ENG 3140: Topics in British Literature: Victorian Women Novelists

HIS 3470/4470: Women in European History

HIS 3650/4650: Women in American History

SOC 1550: Marriage and the Family

SOC 3300: Sociology of Gender

 

III. HUM 3960: Research in Women’s Studies