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curricular and co-curricular programming, the Center for Women’s and Gender
Studies (CWGS) provides opportunities for the campus community to examine
cultural assumptions about gender as it intersects with ethnicity, age, socioeconomic
class, dis/ability, body size and sexual orientation while facilitating critical
thinking about the interrelationship of gender and power.
"What Can You Do With a Women's Studies Minor?" So you want to go to graduate school in women's and gender studies?
In Women's and Gender StudiesThe minor includes 18
credit hours, and requires the introduction to women's studies course, a theory course, and four
upper-level courses. A grade of C or better must be earned in each course
used to satisfy the requirements for a minor. Courses listed at the lower
level may be used to satisfy both the minor and general education requirements;
however, upper level courses may not count toward both the major and minor
Gender Studies Minor Requirements
Approved Upper Level Courses
ARTH U301: Women and Art CRJU U382: Women and CrimeENGL U389: Gay and Lesbian LiteratureENGL U437: Women WritersHIST U351: Women in Early Modern Europe
and AmericaHIST U352: Women in Modern Europe and
AmericaHIST U496: Topics in Women’s HistoryJOUR U450: Women in the MediaPOLI U350: Women and American PoliticsPOLI U420: Women and Politics: A Global
PerspectivePSYC U442: Psychology of WomenRELG U306: Religion and GenderSOCY U335: Fat StudiesSOCY U337: Gender and SocietySOCY U339: Women and Armed Conflict SPCH U350: Communication and GenderWGST U345: Girls StudiesWGST U355: U.S. Women’s MovementWGST U398: Topics in Women’s and Gender
StudiesWGST U399: Independent Study
Lisa Johnson, Ph.D.
Office: CASB 124
Phone: 864-503-5724Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Center for Women's and Gender Studies
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
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