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2016-2017 Catalog

Women’s and Gender Studies Major


The major consists of a minimum of nine courses:

Core courses:

WGS 101Introduction to Women's Studies

WGS 280Feminist Theory

Capstone Experience:

One from:

WGS 320Black Feminisms

WGS 340Sexuality Studies

WGS 353Single Motherhood (Community-Based Learning Course)

WGS 370-379Special Topics Seminar in Women's and Gender Studies

WGS 390-391Independent Study in Women's and Gender Studies

WGS 495-496Thesis

Six approved electives:

Six approved electives

Two electives must be selected from different academic divisions.