Women's and Gender Studies Minor - WSST

The Women’s and Gender Studies Minor consists of 18 semester hours (s.h.) of courses offered by the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies. Information can be obtained in the Women’s and Gender Studies Department Office, 210 Schumacher, 607.436.2014. The Chairperson has responsibility for final certification of completion of requirements. Effective Fall 2018.

*revised Sociology Department course codes effective Fall 2016. Previous course codes in parentheses.


A. Core Course: 3 s.h.

  • WMST 130 Gender, Power & Difference

B. Selected Coursework, by Advisement: 12 s.h.

Select four electives from any WMST courses and/or any of the following approved courses
(except WMST 130 or selection used to meet Group C requirement):

  • AHIS/ALS 205 - LGBTQ US Communities of Color
  • ALIT/ALS 286 - African-American Women Writers
  • ALS/WHIS/WMST 274 Gender & Power in Africa
  • ALS 273 Race, Gender, Class, and Culture
  • ALS/WMST 290 Women, Race, and the Law
  • ANTH 221 Anthropology of Sexes and Genders
  • ANTH 238 Anthropology of Reproduction
  • ANTH/WMST 253 Women & Gender in Prehistory
  • ARTH 220 Images of Women in Western Art
  • COMM 241 Gender Communication
  • ELIT 275 Jane Austen
  • ELIT/WMST 287 from Romance to Gothic
  • EHIS/WMST 206 Medieval Sexuality
  • EHIS/WMST 238 Women in Western History
  • EHIS/WMST 240 Boys to Men: European Sexuality
  • AHIS 268 History of Women and Women’s Movements in the U.S.
  • GEOG/WMST 234 Global Perspectives in Gender and Nature
  • LITR 283 Women’s Literature
  • LITR 285 Autobiography, Gender, and Culture
  • LITR 286 Gender and Geography: Women’s Environmental Writing
  • PHED/WMST 150 Self Defense for Women
  • PHED/WMST 280 Women in Sports
  • POLS /WMST 215 Gender Politics
  • PSYC/WMST 243 Psychology of Women
  • PSYC 257 Psychology of Human Sexuality
  • SOC 220 Sociology of Gender (SOCL 237 Sociology of Women)
  • SOC 224 - The Family
  • SOC 226 Sexuality Studies (SOCL 236 Sociology of Sexuality)
  • CRJ 267 (SOCL/WMST 267) Gender and Crime
  • WLIT 227 Sex and Gender in Greek Literature
  • WLIT 242 Muslim Women Writers

C. Select one 300-level WMST course: 3 s.h.

*Courses may be substituted towards the Minor per Department Chair approval

TOTAL 18 s.h.


NOTES:

1. College rules pertaining to curriculum majors also apply to curriculum minors

  • Minor GPA of at least 2.0
  • All courses must be taken for a letter grade unless offered Pass/Fail only
  • One-half (1/2) of the minor coursework must be completed in residence
  • No more than two courses may overlap between/among all majors/minors; any excess requires additional coursework

2. Check proper course selection, sequence and prerequisite requirements with the department of the minor

THIS VERSION OF THE MINOR IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO FALL 2018

The Women’s and Gender Studies Minor consists of 18 semester hours (s.h.) of courses offered by the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies. Information can be obtained in the Women’s and Gender Studies Department Office, 210 Schumacher, 607.436.2014. The Chairperson has responsibility for final certification of completion of requirements. Effective Fall 2015.

*revised Sociology Department course codes effective Fall 2016. Previous course codes in parentheses.


A. Core Course: 3 s.h.

  • WMST 130 Gender, Power & Difference

B. Selected Coursework, by Advisement: 12 s.h.

Select four electives from WMST courses and/or any of the following approved courses, not used to fulfill requirements in sections A or C:

  • WMST 200-399 (0 – 4 courses by advisement)
  • WMST 275 Feminist Theories
  • AHIS 268 History of Women and Women’s Movements in the U.S.
  • ALS 255 Marked Bodies ALS/WMST 261 Women of Mixed Racial Descent
  • ALS/WMST 269 Women of Color in the U.S.
  • ALS 273 Race, Gender, Class, and Culture
  • ALS/WHIS/WMST 274 Gender & Power in Africa
  • ALS /ALIT 286 African-American Women Writers
  • ALS/WMST 290 Women, Race, and the Law: An Introduction
  • ALS/WMST 291 Gender, Race, and Sexuality in Popular Culture
  • ANTH 221 Anthropology of Sexes and Genders
  • ANTH 238 Anthropology of Reproduction
  • ANTH/WMST 253 Women & Gender in Prehistory
  • ARTH 220 Images of Women in Western Art
  • COMM 241 Gender Communication
  • ELIT 275 Jane Austen
  • EHIS/WMST 206 Medieval Sexuality
  • EHIS/WMST 238 Women in Western History
  • EHIS/WMST 240 Boys to Men: European Sexuality
  • ELIT/WMST 287 from Romance to Gothic
  • GEOG/WMST 234 Global Perspectives in Gender and Nature
  • LITR 283 Women’s Literature
  • LITR 285 Autobiography, Gender, and Culture
  • LITR 286 Gender and Geography: Women’s Environmental Writing
  • PHED/WMST 150 Self Defense for Women
  • PHED/WMST 280 Women in Sports
  • POLS /WMST 215 Gender Politics
  • PSYC/WMST 243 Psychology of Women
  • PSYC 257 Psychology of Human Sexuality
  • SOC 224 The Family (SOCL 235 Theories in Family Studies)
  • SOC 226 Sexuality Studies (SOCL 236 Sociology of Sexuality)
  • SOC 220 Sociology of Gender (SOCL 237 Sociology of Women)
  • CRJ 267 (SOCL/WMST 267) Gender and Crime
  • WLIT 227 Sex and Gender in Greek Literature
  • WLIT 242 Muslim Women Writers

Select ONE of the following: 3 s.h.

  • ALS 353 Sex and Race in Science and Technology
  • WMST 299/399 Independent Study in Women’s and Gender Studies
  • WMST 397 Women’s and Gender Studies Internship
  • WMST 398 Seminar in Women’s and Gender Studies

*Courses may be substituted towards the Minor per Department Chair approval

TOTAL 18 s.h.


NOTES:

1. College rules pertaining to curriculum majors also apply to curriculum minors

  • Minor GPA of at least 2.0
  • All courses must be taken for a letter grade unless offered Pass/Fail only
  • One-half (1/2) of the minor coursework must be completed in residence
  • No more than two courses may overlap between/among all majors/minors; any excess requires additional coursework

2. Check proper course selection, sequence and prerequisite requirements with the department of the minor

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