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

Note: 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: 2020-21

General Education Requirements

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

Summary

Required Courses

14

Electives

18

Humanities Electives

Social Science Electives

Total Hours

32


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.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

WGSS 163L

Hist/Lit Persp Women

3

WGSS 263S

Social and Political Perspectives on Gender and Sexuality

3

WGSS 363

Feminist Theory and Methods

3

WGSS 398

Coop Education/Internship

3

WGSS 463

WGS Capstone

2

Total Hours

14

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

Code

Title

Hours

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 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 337L

Gender & Sexuality in Eng Fict

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 Hours

9

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Social Science Electives

Code

Title

Hours

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 Hours

9

Minimum Required Grade: C-