WGSc

Required Courses and Requirements to Become a Minor

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Minor in Women's and Gender Studies, 18 hours

WGS 210 Intro Women's & Gender Studies  3
WGS 499 Women/Gender Studies Capstone 3

12 hours from:

AHS 265
Feminist Art History
3
ANTH 341 Anthropology of Gender
3
CC 302 Women in Antiquity 3
CJC 311 Race, Ethnicity and Gender 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
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
RELS 206 Sex and the Bible
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
WGS 220 International Women's Issues
3
WGS 310
Special Topics in WGS
3
WGS 410 Feminist Theory
3
WGS 498 Independent Study
3
WGS 369 Paid Internship
3
WGS 479 Unpaid Internship
1-6

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

It is strongly suggested that students balance their programs with at least one elective from the humanities and one elective from the biological and social sciences. 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.  

For course descriptions and complete information on program requirements, please consult the Ball State University Undergraduate Catalog

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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