Women's and Gender Studies Courses

One lower-division, and fifteen upper-division courses that focus on women's and gender issues are permanently listed in the course catalog. In addition to these courses, special topics courses and one-time-only courses on women's and gender issues are offered on an irregular basis. Students may also engage in women-centered internships and independent study via University College courses. The following permanent courses were reviewed by the women's and gender studies curriculum committee and were found to significantly contribute to the satisfaction of the content standards:

  • SATH 301 Women and Art
  • SCRJ 376 Women and Crime
  • SEGL 437 Women Writers
    SEGL 369 Gender and Autobiography 
  • SGIS 350 Women and American Politics (previously Women and Politics)
  • SGIS 420 Women and Politics: A Global Perspective (crosslisted as SWST 420)
  • SHST 351 Women in Early Modern Europe and America
  • SHST 495 Topics in Women's History
  • SPSY 442 Psychology of Women
  • SSOC 335 Sociology of Women
    SSOC 339 Women and Armed Conflict
  • SWST 101 Introduction to Women's Studies
  • SWST 301 Feminist Theory and Methods
  • SWST 355 US Women's Movement
  • SWST 398 Special Topics in Women's Studies
  • SWST 490 Senior Seminar in Women's Studies

    Additionally, special topics and one-time only courses on women's and gender issues may be included in a concentration as available.

    Our Director

    Lisa Johnson, Ph.D.
    Office: CASB 124
    Phone: 864-503-5724

    Contact Us

    USC Upstate
    Center for Women's and Gender Studies
    CASB 120
    800 University Way
    Spartanburg, SC 29303
    Phone: 864-503-5926
    Fax: 864-503-5351