Catalogue 2017 - 2018

Women’s and Gender Studies Minor

The Women’s and Gender Studies (WGST) minor involves 18 credit hours of coursework. Each student must take courses from a minimum of three different disciplines (Social Work, Sociology, and at least one other).

Degree Requirements

There are three required courses:

SW 100Introduction to Social Work

3 cr.

SO 208Gender

3 cr.

SW 33XIndependent Study - SW Internship in a setting servicing women

3 cr

Total Credit Hours:9


Plus any three additional courses from the following list:

CJ 302Women and the Criminal Justice System

3 cr.

COMM 326Race, Gender, and Ethnicity in the Media

3 cr.

ENGL 358Women in Literature

3 cr.

FILM 212Women and Film

3 cr.

HIST 373Women In Latin America

3 cr.

LSOC 230/POSC 230When Cultures Collide

3 cr.

PSY 305Psychology of Women

3 cr.

SW 320Dynamics of Oppression and Empowerment

3 cr.

Total Credit Hours:9

Total Credit Hours: 18

Or any other course with a primary focus on women or gender, dependent upon the approval of the director of the WGST minor program.

*Although Independent Study in Social Work is the default option, internship experiences housed in other departments can be used subject to the prior approval of the director of the WGST minor.