Bachelor of Arts in Women's and Gender Studies

The Bachelor of Arts in Women’s and Gender Studies requires a minimum of 33 credits as outlined below.

 

For the B.A. degree, foreign language is required through the intermediate level.

 

Courses required for major (core curriculum)

WGST 2010Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies: Social and Behavioral Science

3 credits

WGST 2020Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies: the Humanities

3 credits

WGST 4010Senior Seminar

3 credits

A quantitative literacy course from the following list:

PSYC 3130Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

3 credits

SOC 2130Basic Statistics

3 credits

STAT 3000/STAT 8005Statistical Methods I

3 credits

MATH 1530Introduction to Applied Probability and Statistics

3 credits

BSAD 3160Managerial Statistics for Business

4 credits

CRCJ 3000Applied Statistics and Data Processing in the Public Sector

3 credits

PSCI 2000Introduction to Political Analysis

3 credits

MATH 1320College Algebra

3 credits

MATH 1330Trigonometry

3 credits

MATH 1340Algebra and Trigonometry for Calculus

5 credits

MATH 1930Calculus for the Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences

3 credits

MATH 1940Calculus for Biomedicine

5 credits

PHIL 2010Symbolic Logic

3 credits

CIST 1400Introduction to Computer Programming

3 credits

ACCT 2010Principles of Accounting I

3 credits

Plus, 7 WGST elective courses from the following list, of which 5 must be upper-division (3000-4000 level) (Courses should be selected in consultation with your major adviser. Please see the “Special Requirements” section for important information):

ART 4000/ART 8006Special Seminars in Art Education

1 - 3 credits

ART 4930/ART 8936Special Topics in Art History

1 - 3 credits

BIOL 4030Special Topics in Biology

1 - 3 credits

BLST 1950/WGST 1950Black Women in America

3 credits

BLST 2210The Black Family in the United States

3 credits

CRCJ 3390/WGST 3390Women, Crime and Justice

3 credits

CRCJ 4800Special Topics

1 - 3 credits

CYAF 4930/CYAF 8936Special Topics in Contemporary Family Issues

3 credits

ENGL 2000Topics in Language and Literature

1 - 3 credits

ENGL 2230Ethnic Literature

3 credits

ENGL 3000/WGST 3000Special Topics in English

1 - 3 credits

ENGL 4250/WGST 4250/ENGL 8256Introduction to Women's Studies in Literature

3 credits

ENGL 4260/ENGL 8266Women of Color Writers

3 credits

ENGL 4940/ENGL 8946The History of Literary Criticism

3 credits

ENGL 4960/WGST 4960Topics in Language and Literature

3 credits

FREN 4960/FREN 8966Pro-Seminar: Culture and Society

3 credits

GEOG 4150/WGST 4150/WGST 8156/GEOG 8156Geography, Gender and Work

3 credits

GDRH 2120Core Topics in the Social Sciences: Social Issues

3 credits

GDRH 3010Special Topics Seminar

1 - 3 credits

HED 3080/WGST 3080Health Concepts of Sexual Development

3 credits

HED 4550/GERO 4550/GERO 8556/WGST 4550/HED 8556Health Aspects of Aging

3 credits

HED 4700/SOC 4700/SOC 8706/HED 8706Women's Health and Issues of Diversity

3 credits

HIST 3580/WGST 3580Queens and Mistresses of Early Modern Europe

3 credits

HIST 4060/WGST 4060/WGST 8066/HIST 8066History of Women in America from 1875 - 1992

3 credits

HIST 4470/HIST 8476/WGST 4470/WGST 8476American Medicine and Public Health

3 credits

HIST 4910/HIST 8916Topics in History

3 credits

HONR 3000Honors Colloquium

3 credits

PHIL 3490/WGST 3490Gender and Philosophy

3 credits

PSCI 3130/WGST 8135/WGST 3130/PSCI 8135Women and Politics

3 credits

PSCI 3920Special Topics in Political Science

3 credits

PSYC 4920Special Topics in Psychology

1 - 3 credits

RELI 3130/WGST 3120Women and the Bible

3 credits

RELI 3250/WGST 3250The Feminine in Mythology

3 credits

RELI 3500Special Topics in Religion

3 credits

RELI 4040/WGST 4040Religion and Homosexuality

3 credits

SOC 2150Sociology of Families

3 credits

SOC 2800Major Social Issues

3 credits

SOC 3630Comparative Social Institutions

3 credits

SOC 4150/SOC 8156American Family Problems

3 credits

SOC 4300Sociology of Gender

3 credits

SOC 4500Law, Family, and Public Policy

3 credits

SOC 4800/SOC 8806Contemporary Topics in Sociology

3 credits

SOWK 4880/SOWK 8886Topical Seminar in Social Work

3 credits

SPCH 3750/WGST 3750Gender and Communication

3 credits

WGST 2030Introductory Topics in Women's Studies

3 credits

WGST 3020Gender and Leadership I

3 credits

WGST 4020Internship in Women’s Studies

1 - 6 credits

WGST 4990Independent Study

1 - 3 credits

WRWS 3000Selected Topics in Writing

3 credits

WRWS 4000Form and Theory

3 credits