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


Core Requirements 18 hours
Gender Studies Major (B.A. or B.S., 34-35 hours)
GEND 3000 Perspectives in Gender 4 hours
GEND 3270/PHIL 3270 Feminist Theories 3 hours
GEND 3400/COMM 3400 Communication and Gender or
GEND 2360/GEND 3360/SOC 2360/SOC 3360 Gender and Society
4 hours
GEND 4970 Gender Studies Internship 3 hours
GEND 4980 Senior Research 2 hours
GEND 4990 Thesis Writing 2 hours
Electives 12 hours
Select courses from the following; three different disciplines must be represented:  

ENG 2010 Masterpieces of Literature (Coming of Age or Sexualities) or
GEND 2200/ENG 2200 Topics in World Literature: Sexualities

GEND 2300P/PHIL 2300 Philosophies of Race and Gender  
GEND 2300R/RELIG 2300 Women and Religion  
GEND 2350/SOCWK 2350 Family Violence Across the Lifespan  
GEND 2370/HIST 2370 History of Women in the United States  
GEND 2550/PSYCH 2550 Psychology of Women  
GEND 2650/PSYCH 2650 Psychology of Gender  
GEND 2700/POLSC 2700 Women and Power  
GEND 2830/MUSIC 2830 Music and Gender  
GEND 2850/MUSIC 2850 Sex and the Arts  
GEND 3960 Special Projects  
GEND 2970/GEND 4970 Gender Studies Internship  
GEND 3040/NURS 3040 Global Health  
GEND 2360/GEND 3360/SOC 2360/SOC 3360 Gender and Society
(If not used in core requirements)
GEND 3400/COMM 3400 Communication and Gender
(If not used in core requirements)
GEND 3410/ENG 3410 Women Writing Across Cultures  
GEND 3550/GEND 4550/HIST 3550/HIST 4550 Women of the American West  
GEND 3730/THTRE 3730 Gender and the Art of Film  
GEND 3830/MUSIC 3830 Music History: Gender and Sexuality  
Research Methods Requirement 4-5 hours
Select one course from the following:  
COMM 3500 Research Methods  
ENG 4980 Ways of Reading: Theory and Practice  
POLSC 2000 Introduction to Statistics and SPSS and
POLSC 3010 Research Methods I: Design/Qualitative Methods or POLSC 3020 Research Methods II: Quantitative Methods/Project Implementation
PSYCH 2110 Research Methods in Psychology  
SOC 3960 Quantitative Research Methods  
SOC 3970 Qualitative Research Methods  

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