Women’s Studies

Degree Requirements

Women's Studies

Coordinator: Weaver

The minor consists of 20 semester hours, including WMST:100 Introduction to Women’s Studies (4 SH) and WMST:500 Research/Practicum in Women’s Studies (2–4 SH), with the remaining semester hours coming from the array of courses listed below, as well as other women’s studies courses offered on occasion by individual departments.

Learning goals:

  • To use gender as a tool of analysis.
  • To emphasize gender and how it intersects with race, class, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, geography and other identity markers.
  • To demonstrate the connections between theory and practice.
WMST:100 Introduction to Women's Studies
WMST:200 Feminist Philosophy
WMST:207 Women in the Biblical Tradition
WMST:211 Women and U.S. Politics
WMST:225 Women in Religion
WMST:240 Female Action Heroines in Film
WMST:250 The Biology of Women
WMST:300 Women and Violence
WMST:313 Women in Art
WMST:334 Psychology of Gender
WMST:365 Literature and Gender
WMST:380 Women in Organizations
WMST:400 Topics in Women's Studies
WMST:500 Women's Studies Research
WMST:503 Practicum
WMST:505 Independent Study

Visit our Women's Studies Courses page for a full description of each course.

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