Gender Studies Degree Requirements

Minor Requirements

Core Courses
Students must take the following course (3 credits):

  • GNDR 206 Perspectives on Gender

Students select 4 of these core courses (12 credits). At least one must be GNDR/SO 225 or GNDR/CO 280:

  • GNDR/SO 225 Sociology of Gender
  • GNDR/TH 258 Theology and Gender
  • GNDR/PHIL 261 Philosophy and Gender
  • GNDR/CO 280 Gender Communication
  • GNDR/HI 309 Gender History
  • GNDR/PSY 310 Human Sexuality
  • GNDR/ENLT 410 Women Writers

Elective Courses
Students select 2 from the following or above (6 credits):

  • SO/AN 208 The Family
  • TH 212 Medieval Women Mystics
  • ENLT 215 Family in Literature
  • ENLT 215 American Literature*
  • ENLT 215N Women Authors in the American West
  • ENLT 216 Gender, Race, and Lit (WI) (ND)
  • SO 251 Gender, Health, and Medicine
  • SO 256 Gender and Work
  • ENLT 306 Classic Texts and Contemporary Revisions
  • CO 310 Mass Media
  • SO 355 Sociology of Emotions
  • BA 393 India: Socioeconomic Issues
  • CO 420 Globalization, Gender and Communications
  • GNDR 425 Gender Internship

Any Special Topics course in Gender Studies

*Upon consultation with instructor

Additional Requirements: At least 3 courses must be 300- or 400-level.

Course Planning

Spring OddFall Odd
LAS 206 Gender Perspectives
ENLT 215 American Literature
SO 355 Sociology of Emotions
GNDR/CO 280 Gender Communications
ENLT 215 American Literature
GNDR/SO 225 Sociology of Gender
GNDR/PHIL 261 Philosophy of Gender
GNDR/PSY 310 Human Sexuality
CO 420 Globalization, Gender & Com.
Spring EvenFall Even
LAS 206 Gender Perspectives
ENLT 215 American Literature
SO 251 Gender, Health & Medicine
SO 256 Gender & Work
GNDR/TH 258 Theology & Gender
GNDR/HI 309 Gender History
GNDR/ENLT 410 Women Writers
SO/AN 208 Sociology of the Family
TH 212 Medieval Women Mystics
ENLT 215 American Literature
ENLT 215 Family in Literature
GNDR/PSY 310 Human Sexuality
CO 310 Mass Media