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Major and Minor


Requirements for Major

Total of 36 credit hours with a minimum of 10 courses:

  • WGS 200 (Introduction to Women's Studies)
  • WGS 205 (Introduction to Studies in Sexualities) -- only offered in the Spring
  • WGS 300 (Feminist Theory) -- only offered in the Spring
  • WGS 490 (Senior Seminar) -- only offered in the Fall
  • 6 to 7 electives from at least 3 of the following clusters:
    1. Global Perspectives
    2. Race, Ethnicity, Economics
    3. Bodies, Sexualities, Science and Health
    4. Culture and the Arts
    5. Ethics, Religion, Politics, and Law
    6. HFTA History of Feminist Thought and Activism Cluster

Oxford Continuees:

  • WGS_OX 100 is equivalent to WGS 200 (Introduction to Women's Studies)
  • WGS_OX 202 is equivalent to WGS 205 (Introduction to Studies in Sexualities)
  • WGS_OX 300 is equivalent to WGS 300 (Feminist Theory or special topics electives, courses must be approved by the WGS Director of Undergraduate Studies for core credit.)
  • WGS_OX 385R is equivalent to WGS 385 (special topics electives)
  • The department recognizes courses included by the Registrar's Office on a student's transcript. There is no petition process for credits not included by the Registrar.

 

Requirements for Minor

Total of 20 credit hours with a minimum of 6 courses:

  • WGS 200 (Introduction to WS)
  • WGS 205 (Introduction to Studies in Sexualities) -- only offered in the Spring;
  • WGS 300 (Feminist Theory) -- only offered in the Spring
  • 3 electives (a WGS course or a course cross-listed with WGS)

Oxford Continuees: Will any Oxford credits transfer?

  • WGS_OX 100 is equivalent to WGS 200 (Introduction to Women's Studies)
  • WGS_OX 202 is equivalent to WGS 205 (Introduction to Studies in Sexualities)
  • WGS_OX 300 is equivalent to WGS 300 (Feminist Theory or special topics electives, courses must be approved by the WGS Director of Undergraduate Studies for core credit.)
  • WGS_OX 385R is equivalent to WGS 385 (special topics electives)
  • The department recognizes courses included by the Registrar's Office on a student's transcript. There is no petition process for credits not included by the Registrar.