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The Gender Studies Minor

(18 semester hours)

Required:
GNDR 102 (3) - Introduction to Gender Studies

Choose one of the following 9-credit discipline-based cores:

History of Art
ARTH 116 (3) - Survey of Art History II
ARTH 303 (3) - Seminar on Women Artists
One ARTH course chosen from the auxiliary course list below.

English
Choose 3 of the following courses, at least one of which must be at the 300-level and no more than one can be at the 100-level:
ENGL 108 (3) - Women and Literature
ENGL 124 (3) - Forbidden Love
ENGL 221 (3) - Loveliness Extreme: Women Poets as Visionary Inheritors
ENGL 315 (3) - Swords and Shield-maidens: Gender Politics in Medieval Heroic Epic
ENGL 332 (3) - Modern and Contemporary Women Writers
ENGL 344 (3) - Women in the Renaissance History

Choose 2 of the following:

HIST 228 (3) - Women in America
HIST 234 (3) - Manhood and Masculinity in America
HIST 240 (3) - Gender, Sexuality, and Family in Pre-modern Europe
Choose one HIST course at the 300-level from the auxiliary course list below.

Note: Another combination of appropriate discipline-based courses may be proposed and is subject to the approval of those faculty and the Gender Studies Committee.

Choose 2 additional 3-credit courses from those listed above or from the following auxiliary course list:

ANTH 274 (3) - Sex and Gender: An Anthropological Perspective
ARCH 223 (3) - Women and Gender in Archaeology
ARTH 253 (3) - Early 20th-Century Art: Fauvism to Surrealism
ARTH 255 (3) - Contemporary Art
ARTH 336 (3) - Studies in Medieval Art and Architecture (when content is appropriate)
ARTH 341 (3) - Seminar: Art and Theory in Renaissance Italy
ARTH 354 (3) - Later 20th Century Art: Post World War II to the Present
CLAS 207 (3) - The Rise and Fall of the Roman Republic
CLAS 208 (3) - Society and Culture in the Roman Empire
CLAS 307 (3) - Gender and Sexuality in the Ancient Mediterranean
ENGL 302 (3) - Ways of Reading (Topic must have approval of the GNDR Director)
ENGL 329 (3) - American Romanticism
ENGL 330 (3) - African-American Literature
ENGL 331 (3) - The 19th-Century American Novel
ENGL 382 (3) - Contemporary International Fiction (when content is appropriate)
ENGL 393 (3) - Modern Poetry
ENGL 394 (3) - Contemporary Poetry
ENGL 397 (3) - Becoming Modern
FREN 217 (3) - Francophone Cinema
FREN 250 (3) - Masterpieces of French Culture
GNDR 272 (3) - Topics in Gender Studies
GOVT 232 (3) - Women, Law, and Politics
HIST 221 (3) - Spirituality and Religious Institutions in U.S. History
HIST 258 (3) - History of Crime and Punishment in the West
HIST 315 (3) - Illness and Healing in America
HIST 321 (3) - Studies in Medieval History
HIST 322 (3) - Renaissance and Reformation
HIST 339 (3) - Slavery and Emancipation in America
LAST 302 (3) - Special Topics in Latin American Studies (when content is appropriate)
PHIL 129 (3) - Introduction to Political Philosophy
PSYC 222 (3) - Social Psychology
RELG 177 (3) - Introduction to the Study of Religion
RELG 241 (3) - Judaism
RELG 244 (3) - Christianity
SOCI 100 (3) - Introduction to Sociology: The Sociological Perspective
SOCI 330 (3) - Social Stratification Approved honors, topical seminar course, internship, or independent study.

Note: At least 2 courses taken for the minor must be at the 300-level or above.
Note: In order to count an auxiliary course or independent study towards the minor, a student must complete a major term paper, project or the appropriate equivalent which focuses on gender issues in that course. The GNDR Advisory Committee may ask to review the work before granting credit toward the minor.