Women and Gender Studies

The Women and Gender Studies Minor is an interdisciplinary minor that introduces students to the importance of women’s perspectives on culture and society. Students will examine and focus on the construction of gender as it intersects with race, ability, nationality, ethnicity, age, and sexual orientation.

Coordinator: Melissa Tombro 

Requirements

EN 279 Women's Writing: 1900 - Present

Complete four of the following courses in any sequence. Courses marked with * have a major restriction that must be lifted by the History of Art chairperson.

Course Credits
EN 202 Women Write New York City   
EN 234 Gay and Lesbian Literature   
EN 302 Gender and Nationalism in World Fiction (Honors)   
EN 304 Writing as Activism   
EN 305 Arab Women and the War Story   
EN 335 Working Women in the United States: 1865 to Present   
FI 223 Women Make Movies: A History of Women's Filmmaking   
HA 202 Feminist Art Histories, Theories and Practices   
HA 215 History of Menswear*   
HA 236 Queering Art History and Western Visual Culture   
HA 308 Goddesses, Women, Power and Patronage in the Ancient World (Honors)   
HA 312 WOMEN IN WESTERN ART FROM THE LATE 18TH CENTURY TO THE PRESENT   
HA 382 BEAUTY: THE HUMAN IDEAL IN VISUAL CULTURE (HONORS)   
HE 201 HUMAN SEXUALITY   
HI 200 QUEER WORK A RESEARCH SEMINAR IN LGBTQ BUSINESS AND LABOR HISTORY   
MC 203 GENDER AS PERFORMANCE: REPRESENTATION OF MASCULINITIES IN LATIN AMERICAN/LATINX THEATRE   
MC 313 WRITING WOMEN OF THE ITALIAN RENAISSANCE   
MC 351 FROM MODERN TO CONTEMPORARY LATIN AMERICAN WOMEN WRITERS   
SS 272 SEX ROLES, MARRIAGE, AND FAMILY IN TRANSITION   
SS 303 LGBTQ IN SOCIETY: A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE   
SS 340 THE PSYCHOLOGY OF GENDER, PERCEPTION AND SELF-EXPRESSION   
SS 341 WOMEN AND GLOBAL POLITICS  

Please check the Undergraduate Catalog for course descriptions and any prerequisite information.