Gender Studies (B.A., B.S.)

Major: Gender Studies (B.A., B.S.)

Departments/Programs
Core Requirements15 hours
Gender Studies Major (B.A. or B.S., 33-35 hours)
GEND 090 Introduction to Gender Studies 3 hours
GEND 227 Feminist Theories or
PHIL 227 Feminist Theories
3 hours
GEND 250 Communication and Gender or
COMM 250 Communication and Gender and
GEND 222 Sociology of Gender or
SOC 222 Sociology of Gender
3 hours
GEND 297 Practicum 1 hours
Electives
(Select courses from the following; three different disciplines must be represented:)
15 hours
GEND 101 Masterpieces of Literature: Coming of Age or Sexualities or
ENG 101 Masterpieces of Literature (Coming of Age or Sexualities)
3 hours
GEND 120 Psychology of Women or
PSYCH 120 Psychology of Women
3 hours
GEND 125 Psychology of Gender or
PSYCH 125 Psychology of Gender
3 hours
GEND 130P Philosophies of Race and Gender or
PHIL 130 Philosophies of Race and Gender
3 hours
GEND 130R Women and Religion or
RELIG 130 Women and Religion
3 hours
GEND 135 Family Violence or
SOCWK 135 Family Violence
3 hours
GEND 137 History of Women in the United States or
HIST 137 History of Women in the United States
3 hours
GEND 160 Music and Gender or
MUSIC 160 Music and Gender
3 hours
GEND 170 Women and Power or
POLSC 170 Women and Power
3 hours
GEND 173 Gender and the Art of Film or
THTRE 173 Gender and the Art of Film
3 hours
GEND 204 Women's Health: Global Perspective or
NURS 204 Women's Health: Global Perspectives
3 hours
GEND 222 Sociology of Gender or
SOC 222 Sociology of Gender
(If not used in core requirements)
3 hours
GEND 240 Women Writing Across Cultures or
ENG 240 Women Writing Across Cultures
3 hours
GEND 250 Communication and Gender or
COMM 250 Communication and Gender
3 hours
GEND 255 Women of the American West or
HIST 255 Women of the American West
(if not used in core requirements)
3 hours
GEND 262 Contemporary Theatre: Performance of Gender Topic Only 3 hours
GEND 196 Gender Studies Special Projects or
GEND 296 Special Projects
1-3 hours
GEND 197 Practicum or
GEND 297 Practicum
1-3 hours
Research Methods requirement
(Select one course from the following:)
3-5 hours
COMM 150 Research Methods 4 hours
ENG 298 Ways of Reading: Theory and Practice 3 hours
POLSC 100 Introduction to Statistics and SPSS and
POLSC 200 Research Methods in Political Science
5 hours
PSYCH 111 Research Methods in Psychology 4 hours
SOC 236 Research Methods in Social Science I 3 hours
SOC 237 Research Methods in Social Science II 3 hours

Additional courses and appropriate selected topics courses may be used for the major with the approval of the Gender Studies Committee.

Senior Comprehensive3 hours
GEND 299 Feminist Research 3 hours