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Women's and Gender Studies

Minor

The Gender Studies minor is an 18-unit program that includes the following requirements:

  • Gender Studies 101D - Intro to Gender Studies (3 units-offered every fall semester)
  • Four more courses (12 units), two of which must be upper division, to be selected from interdisciplinary courses listed each semester. Two of the four elective courses must be in the Humanities and two must be in the Social Sciences. For current course listing click here or contact Dr. Lori Watson
  • Gender Studies 495 - Advanced Gender Studies (3 units-offered every spring semester)

Interdisciplinary Courses

Social Sciences

ANTHRO 355 Anthropology of Gender (3)
COMM 325 Interpersonal Communication (3)*
COMM 432 Film and Cultural Politics (3)
COMM 445 Gender Communication (3)
COMM 482 Children and Electronic Media (3)
COMM 494 Feminist Rheoteric
POLSCI 316 Sex, Power and Politics (3)
PSYC 359 Health Psychology of Women and Ethnic Groups (3)
SOC 101 Intro to Socio (3) *
SOC 311 Popular Culture Film (3)
SOC 320 U.S. Society (3)
SOC 353 Marriage and Family (3)
SOC 357 Inequality and Stratification (3)
SOC 359 Gender thru Prism
SOC 364 Community, Consensus, Commitment (3)*
SOC 369 Sexualities (3)
SOC 388 Sports Social Context (3)
SOC 390 SOC of Mass Communication (3)
SOC 494 Race and Performance (3)
SOC 494 Women in Poverty (3)

Humanities

ENG 121 Composition and Literature (3)*
ENG 223 Growing-up Fiction
ENG 224 Women’s Literature (3)
ENG 224H Women Writers
ENG 225 Chicano Lives (3)
ENG 228 Literature in Violent Times
ENG 231 Children Literature
ENG 332W Early Women Writers
ENG 342 Romanticism
ENG 358 US Women of Color
ENG 374 Gender and Literature (3)
ETH 110 Ethnic Identities (3)*
ETH 494 African Americans Civil Rights (3)
ETH 494 Race and Performance (3)
ETH 494 Race, Gender VS Mex Border (3)
FREN 414 French Women Writers (3)
HIST 323 Medieval Women (3)
HIST 331 Renaissance and Reformation (3)
HIST 346 Modern European Women and Politics (3)
HIST 347 Modern European Women and Power (3)
HIST 364 Women in East Asia (3)
PHIL 111 Philosophy of Human Nature (3) *
SPAN 302 Civilization of Spain (3)*
SPAN 426 Spanish Literature of the 18th and 19th Century (3)
THRS 114 Foundations in Catholic Theology (3)*
THRS 334 Christian Social Ethics*
THRS 470 Gender and Religion in the United States (3)
THRS 494 Feminist Theology (3)

Business Administration

MGMT 306 Women in Management (3)
ECON 321 Women and Work (3)

Education

EDUC 233 Children’s Literature (3)
EDLD 156 Women and Leadership (3)

* Students must consult with Gender Studies advisors to assure enrollment in the appropriate section