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

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

Departments/Programs
Core Requirements 14 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
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 2380/GEND 3380/SOC 2380/SOC 3380 Women and Crime  
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 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  
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  
Capstone Courses 4 hours
GEND 4980 Senior Research 2 hours
GEND 4990 Thesis Writing 2 hours

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

**A Gender Studies major customarily earns a B.A. or B.S. degree. However, if a student has a first major that is associated with a different baccalaureate degree, the Gender Studies major may serve as a second major for the degree associated with the first major (B.F.A., B.M., or B.S.N.).