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Women’s Studies Minor Requirements

A total of 15 credits is required. These fifteen credits must include WMST 200 – Introduction to Women’s Studies. (Follow the underlined links to read descriptions of the courses.)

Required:
WMST 200 – Introduction to Women’s Studies – 3 credit hours

Students receive approval for a specified course of study from the following list of courses:

ANTH 350  Anthropology of Women 3 cr
CRIM 450 Women and Crime 3 cr
ENGL 225 Introduction to Literature by Women 3 cr
ENGL 336 Language, Gender, and Society 3 cr
ENGL 385 Advanced Women’s Literature 3 cr
FRNC 301  Portraits of Women in the French Novel 3 cr
HIST 366 African American Women 3 cr
HIST 369 Women in America 3 cr
HIST 390 History of Women—World Cultures 3 cr
JRNL 250 Women and the Press 3 cr
PHIL 232 Philosophical Perspectives on Love, Marriage, and Divorce 3 cr
PSYC 379 Psychology of Human Sexuality 3 cr
PSYC 411 Psychology of Women 3 cr
RLST 245 Women and Religion 3 cr
RLST 345 Women in the Bible 3 cr
RLST 485 Special Topics in Feminist Studies of Religion 3 cr
SOC 251 Sociology of Human Sexuality 3 cr
SOC 363 Sociology of Gender 3 cr
SOC 427 Spouse Abuse 3 cr
WMST 400 Feminist Theory 3 cr
WMST 430 Gender, Sexuality, and Sporty: A Feminist Perspective 3 cr
WMST 482 Independent Study 1–3 cr
XXX 481 Special Topics (Offered within department) * 1–3 cr
XXX 493 Internships ** 1–3 cr

*Examples of XXX 481 Offered:

HIST 481 Women’s Protest Movement in the United States and Great Britain (Spring ’02)
WMST 481 Special Topics About Women – History of Women in Sport (Fall ’01)

**Internships (up to three credits) may be counted toward the minor.

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    429 South Eleventh Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
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