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 2130Social 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 3000/SOWK 3000/PA 3000Applied Statistics and Data Processing in 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. Be certain to see the “Special Requirements” section for important information):

WGST 1950/BLST 1950Black Women in America

3 credits

WGST 2030Introductory Topics in Women's Studies

3 credits

WGST 2990People and Issues in Women's History

3 credits

WGST 3000Special Topics in Literature

1 - 3 credits

WGST 3020Gender and Leadership I

3 credits

WGST 3080/HED 3080Health Concepts of Sexual Development

3 credits

WGST 3120/RELI 3130Women and the Bible

3 credits

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

3 credits

WGST 3250/RELI 3250The Feminine in Mythology

3 credits

WGST 3390/CRCJ 3390Women, Crime and Justice

3 credits

WGST 3490/PHIL 3490Gender and Philosophy

3 credits

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

3 credits

WGST 3750/CMST 3750Gender and Communication

3 credits

WGST 4020Internship in Women’s Studies

1 - 6 credits

WGST 4030Gender and Leadership II

3 credits

WGST 4040/RELI 4040Religion and Homosexuality

3 credits

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

3 credits

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

3 credits

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

3 credits

WGST 4260Women of Color Writers

3 credits

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

3 credits

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

3 credits

WGST 4930Special Topics in Gender and Art History

1 - 3 credits

WGST 4960/ENGL 4960Topics in Language and Literature

3 credits

WGST 4990Independent Study

1 - 3 credits

BLST 2210The Black Family in the United States

3 credits

ENGL 2000Topics in Language and Literature

1 - 3 credits

ENGL 2230Ethnic Literature

3 credits

GDRH 2120Core Topics in the Social Sciences: Social Issues

3 credits

GDRH 3010Special Topics Seminar

1 - 3 credits

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

3 credits

HIST 4910/HIST 8916Topics in History

3 credits

HONR 3000Honors Colloquium

3 credits

PSCI 3920Special Topics in Political Science

3 credits

PSYC 4920Special Topics in Psychology

1 - 3 credits

RELI 3500Special Topics in Religion

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

WRWS 3000Selected Topics in Writing

3 credits

WRWS 4000Form and Theory

3 credits