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2021-2022 Catalog

Women’s and Gender Studies Major (Class of 2020, 2021, 2022)


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.

This page reflects the requirements for completing this major. General graduation requirements for all students can be found here.