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  • WOMEN'S AND GENDER STUDIES IS AN APPROVED CO-MAJOR FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND ELEMENTARY EDUCATION STUDENTS.
     
    Note: Courses in General Studies Area D and Area E also count toward the Women's and Gender Studies Major. See below.
     

    General Studies Courses Fulfilling WGST Major Requirements:

     

    Area D: 3 credits

     
    HIST 154 History of Women 

    Area E: 6 credits

     
    Choose 2 courses from this list   
    WGST 100 Women’s Lives
    WGST 103 Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies 
    WGST 108 Race, Class, and Gender Activism 
    WGST 190 Introduction to LGBT Studies 
    WGST 202 Women and Work 
    LATI 209 Sex and Gender in Latin America
     

    B.A. 36 Credits (including General Studies courses listed above).

     

    Core Requirements (15 credits)

     
    WGST 100 Women’s Lives or WGST 103 Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies
    WGST 108 Race, Class, and Gender Activism* or WGST 208 Sex, Power, Politics
    WGST 320 Feminist Practices 
    WGST 390 Internship in Women's and Gender Studies
    WGST 490 Senior Seminar in Women’s Studies
     

    Electives (21 credits) – at least 3 courses must be 300/400 level (listed in bold below) 

     
    Choose 3 courses from this list  
    WGST 141 Masculinities
    WGST 190 Introduction to LGBT Studies 
    WGST 202 Women and Work 
    WGST 203 Women and Aging 
    WGST 204 Theorizing Bodies: Gendered Perspectives 
    WGST 210 Black Womanhood 
    WGST 215 Men of Color in Urban America 
    WGST 3XX Women of Color 
    WGST 3XX Gender and Popular Culture 
    WGST 4xx Gender, Migration, and Citizenship 
    WGST 4xx Latina Feminisms 
    WGST 400 Independent Study 
     
    Choose 4 courses from this list 
    ART 266 Women Artists 
    CRJ 303 Woman and Criminal Justice 
    HIST 154 History of Women in the US 
    ENG 229 U.S. Latina/o Writers 
    ENG 226 Images of Women in Literature 
    ENG 205 Lesbian and Gay Literature 
    ENG 351 African and Caribbean Women Writers  
    ENG 313 Stories of Teaching and Learning: Narratives of Education (with permission of department chairperson)  
    ENG 300 Women Writers Workshop  
    ENG 386 Workshop: Writing the Memoir (with permission of department chairperson)  
    LAT 209 Sex and Gender in Latin America 
    MEDI 338 Women in Film  
    POLI 215 Women and the Law 
    PSYC 210 Women and Psychology 
    SOC 201 Women and Family in Different Cultures 
    SOC 244 Ethnic Families in America 
    SOC 450 Seminar in Sociology: Domestic Violence