Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies B.A.

Professor Elizabeth Hubble, Director of the Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies:

Students who choose the Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) B.A. must register with the WGSS advisor, who will supervise their program.

Bachelor of Arts - Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies

College of Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 32

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2019-2020

General Education Requirements

Information regarding these requirements can be found in the General Education Section of the catalog.

Summary

Required Courses14
Electives18
Humanities Electives
Social Science Electives
Total Hours32

Required Courses

Note: Students must arrange a WGSS 398 internship with the WGSS Director prior to beginning their senior year. A list of available internships is available in the WGSS Office.

Complete all of the following courses:
WGSS 163LHist/Lit Persp Women3
WGSS 263SSocial and Political Perspectives on Gender and Sexuality3
WGSS 363Feminist Theory and Methods3
WGSS 398Coop Education/Internship3
WGSS 463WGS Capstone2
Total Hours14
Minimum Required Grade: C-

Electives

Rule: Of the 18 elective credits, 11 credits must be upper-division.

Note: Interdisciplinary courses and courses that appear on the WGSS curriculum list that do not fall within the Humanities and Social Science lists may be substituted with the approval of co-directors. WGSS Internship/Independent Study (392, 398, 492) courses may count for either the Humanities Core or the Social Science Core, depending on the topic. The following is a list of regularly offered courses that would fulfill the WGSS elective credits. Unless indicated, all courses are 3 credits. These courses are offered, in general, every one, two, or three years. Students are advised to check with the WGSS Office for individual semester course listings.

Humanities Electives

Complete 9 credits from the following courses:9
AAST 141H
Black: From Africa to Hip-Hop
CLAS 320
Women in Antiquity
COMX 380
Gender and Communication
COMX 447
Rhetorical Contruction of Women
COMX 449
Rhetoric of Women's Activism
GH 151L
Introduction to Western Humanities Antiquity
GH 152L
Introduction to the Humanities Medieval to Modern
GH 327L
Gender & Sexuality in Eng Fict
GH 329
Fathers and Daughters in Western Literary Traditions
HSTA 342H
Afr Amer Hist to 1865
HSTA 343H
Afr Amer Hist Since 1865
HSTA 347
Voodoo, Muslim, Church: Black Religion
HSTA 361
The American South
HSTA 370H
Wmn Amer Colonial to Civil War
HSTA 371H
Wmn Amer Civil War to Present
HSTA 377
Alcohol in American History
HSTA 385
Families & Children in America
HSTA 415
The Black Radical Tradition
HSTA 417
Prayer & Civil Rights
HSTA 471
Writing Women's Lives
LIT 304
U.S. Writers of Color
LIT 378L
Gay and Lesbian Studies
NASX 235X
Oral/Written Trads Native Amer
NASX 304E
Native American Beliefs/Philos
RLST 370
Mysticism
WGSS 250
Media Representations of Women, Men, and Sexuality
Total Hours9
Minimum Required Grade: C-

Social Science Electives

Complete 9 credits from the following courses:9
ANTY 330X
Peoples and Cultures of World
ANTY 427
Anthropology of Gender
COUN 242S
Intimate Relationships
COUN 485
Counseling Theories
ENST 489S
Environmental Justice Issues & Solutions
NASX 231X
Indig World View Perspectives
NASX 303E
Ecological Perspectives in Native American Traditions
NASX 306X
Contemp Global Iss Indg People
PSYX 348
Psychology of Family Violence
PSYX 362
Multicultural Psychology
S W 323
Women & Soc Action Amer
SOCI 220S
Race, Gender & Class
SOCI 275S
Gender and Society
SOCI 325
Social Stratification
SOCI 332
Sociology of the Family
SOCI 346
Rural Sociology
SOCI 355
Population and Society
SOCI 441
Capstone: Inequal and Soc Just
SOCI 443
Sociology of Poverty
SOCI 446
Prost & Human Trafficking
SOCI 471
Gender and Global Development
Total Hours9
Minimum Required Grade: C-