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Women's Studies Minor

Women’s Studies Minor

The minor in Women’s Studies is intended to be an interdisciplinary course of study administered by the Department of Anthropology and Sociology. The minor is designed to provide students a theoretical and practical overview of the study of women and women’s issues in society from the perspective of various disciplines.

The minor requires a total of 21 units: six required units of study and 15 elective units. A minimum of 12 elective units must be distinct and different from the requirements of the student’s major to complete the Women’s Studies Minor.

Required courses: 6 units

WMST 110 Introduction to Women’s Studies 2 units

WMST 212 Ensure Justice Conference in Women’s Studies 1 unit

WMST 410 Research in Women’s Studies 3 units

Electives 15 units

Select two of the following courses:

ANTH/SOC 334 Gender, Culture, and Society 3 units

COMM 374 Gender Communications 3 units

HIST 360 Women in American History 3 units

OT 470 Special Topic: Women in Early Israel 3 units

OT 470 Special Topic: Women in Books of Samuel 3 units

PLST/THEO 432 Women in Ministry 3 units

Select two of the following courses:

PSYC/SOC 335 Social & Psychological Aspects of Aging 3 units

SOC 332 Marriage and the Family 3 units

SOC 345/PSYC 344 Family Violence 3 units

SOC/ANTH 343 Class, Race, Ethnicity and Gender 3 units

ANTH/SOC/Human Sexuality 3 units

PSYC 346

Select one of the following courses:

WMST 345 Human Trafficking 3 units

WMST 430 Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children 3 units

WMST 435 Human Trafficking Aftercare 3 units

WMST 440 Ethics and Human Trafficking 3 units

WMST 450 GCWJ Internship 3 units


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