To earn a minor in women’s studies, a student is required to complete six courses in women’s studies which must include:
•WMS 101 - Introduction to Women's Studies
•WMS 489 - Capstone Seminar: Issues in Women's Studies
• Four elective courses approved for women’s studies credit of which no more than two may be in the humanities: WMS 224 , WMS 225 , WMS 226 , WMS 320 , WMS 325 , WMS 326 , WMS 369 , WMS 470 (special topics), WMS 490 (independent study); and no more than two may be in the natural and social sciences: WMS 227 , WMS 225 , WMS 226 , WMS 301 , WMS 305 , WMS 324 , WMS 325 , WMS 380 , WMS 451 , WMS 470 (selected topics), WMS 489 , and WMS 490 (independent study). ENG 440 -441 may be taken as electives.
Students should consult with the director of the Women’s Studies Program.
Because women’s studies is interdisciplinary, courses in the program are listed both under departments and under the WMS listing (except for WMS 101, 470, 489, and 490). The director of the Women’s Studies Program will be responsible for verifying student compliance with the requirements of the minor.