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Minor in Women and Gender Studies

TAMUCC College of Liberal Arts

This minor in Women and Gender Studies is an interdisciplinary program for undergraduate students who desire more in-depth or broad study than can be obtained in one or a few courses on the changing roles and statuses, issues, problems, and future prospects of men's and women's gender roles in contemporary American society. This program is designed to complement undergraduate study programs in the University.

Students who select this minor must consult and have approval of the program advisor to establish a plan of study. This should be done prior to completing 6 hours of course work listed for the program. The minor plan must be filed with an Academic Advisor in the College of Liberal Arts and certified prior to application for graduation by the Dean of the College in which the major study degree will be awarded.

A minimum of 18 semester hours selected from the following courses is required for the minor. Topics courses (*) may be taken for credit when the announced content is appropriate to the minor. At least 12 of the hours must be at the upper division level and 12 must be taken at TAMUCC.

Required Courses:

WGST 3301

WGST 4380

Introduction to Women and Gender Studies (open to all students)
Senior Seminar in Women and Gender Studies

3 sem. hrs.

3 sem. hrs.

Elective Courses:

ANTH 3390*

ARTS 4390
BIOL 4590*
BLAW 4390*

COMM 4314
COMM 4345
CRIJ 4324
CRIJ 4360
ENGL 3366
ENGL 4360
ENGL 4361
ENGL 4390*
HIST 4337
HIST 4340
MXAS 4390*
NURS 4390*
POLS 3311
PSYC 3374
PSYC 4390*
SOCI 3320
SOCI 3321
SOCI 3340
SPAN 4390*

Special Topics in Anthropology:
Anthropology of Gender
Topics in Art
Selected Topics
Current Topics in Business Law:
Women in the Workplace
Gender Communication
Intercultural Communication
Women and Criminal Justice
Domestic Violence
Language in Society (with approval)
Women's Literature
Ethnic American Literature
Topics in English
United States Women's History
European Women's History
Topics in Mexican American Studies
Dimensions in Nursing
Women and Politics
Human Sexuality
Topics in Psychology
Sociology of Gender
Mexican American Women
Sociology of the Family
Topics in Spanish

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* Topics courses (3390 and 4390) are limited to those approved by the program adviser as appropriate to the minor.

University Catalog - Women & Gender Studies Minor

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