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Sample Schedule and Required Courses

Major in Women's and Gender Studies, 36 hours

WGS 210 Intro Women's & Gender Studies
 3
WGS 220 International Women's Issues  3
WGS 410 Feminist Theory  3
WGS 499 Women/Gender Studies Capstone      3

Group 1: WGS electives, 3 hours from:

WGS 310 

Special Topics in WGS

3

WGS 369 

Paid Internship  

1-6

WGS 479

Unpaid Internship

1-6

WGS 498

Independent Study     

1-3

Group 2: Humanities and fine arts electives, 3 hours from:

AHS 265

Feminist Art History

 3

CC 302

Women in Antiquity

 3

COMM 385 Rhetoric & Public Advocacy
 3

ENG 328

Language and Gender

 3

ENG 490 Literature and Gender
 3

ENG 494

Queer Lit/Queer Theory

 3

FL 307

European Women Writers

 3

HIST 215

Women in American History

 3

HIST 452

Women in Modern European History 

 3

PHIL 306 Contemporary Philosophy
 3
RELS 206 Sex and the Bible
 3

Group 3, Social sciences and sciences electives, 3 hours from:

ANTH 341 Anthropology of Gender
 3  
CJC 311 Race, Ethnicity, and Gender
 3  
HSC 261 Health, Sex, & Family Life
 3  
HSC 472 Women and Health  3  
POLS 241 Family Law  3  
POLS 474 Women and Politics  3  
PSYS 277 Psychology of Sexual Behavior  3  
PSYS 324 Psychology of Women  3  
PSYS 424 Psychology of Diversity
3
SOC 235 Sociology of Gender
 3  
SOC 424 Family  3  
SOC 434 Sociology of Human Sexuality  3  
SOCW 330 Human Behav and the Social Envr 2
 3  

  • 15 additional hours from at least 2 of the groups (at least 12 hours must be at the 300-400 level)
  • 36 hours total

Students may earn no more than 6 hours of internship credit. WGS 499 should be taken at the completion of the program.       

Students should refer to individual course descriptions for information about prerequisites.       

Other relevant electives may be substituted with the approval of the program director. For advising, contact the Women's and Gender Studies Program office, BB 108, 765-285-5451.   

 


Women's and Gender Studies
Ball State University
Burkhardt Building (BB), room 108
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Phone: 765-285-5451
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