Women's Studies

Curriculum

Dr. Edgar Rivera-Colon, Director

The Gender and Sexuality Program is an interdisciplinary cross/cultural program and offers a minor and focused courses. It provides interested students with an in-depth knowledge of the social construction of gender, the significance of gender in structuring human social life and women’s contributions to history and culture. The program emphasizes the link between the personal and the political and using knowledge to create community based agendas for social change to eliminate gender based inequality.

Requirements for Minor in Gender and Sexuality

WS/SO-140Introduction to Women's Studies3
Choose one of the following3
WS-310
Feminist Political Theory
WS-340
Feminist Philosophy
Select four of the following, no more than two with the same prefix:12
CU/WS-285
Gender and Communication
ED-428
Literature, Culture and Society Issues of West Africa
PL-340
Feminist Philosophy
PO-310
Feminist Political Theory
PS-170
Marriage and Family
SO/WS-136
Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Studies
SO-224
Black Hair and Identity in America
SO-227
Sociology of Salsa
SO-256
Sociology of Sports
SO-273
Global Feminisms
SO-326
The Anthropology of Gender
SO-345
Sociology of Intimacy
SO-368
Health and Inequalities: Race, Class and Gender
PL-311
Philosophy and Bob Dylan
CJ/SO-253
Social Deviance
HS-453
Women in American History
PS-455
Biological Foundations: Human Sexuality
PO-498
Seminar: Political Poetry and Music
UR-460
The U.S. Civil Rights Movement
WS-366
Mapping Asian and Latino Bodies
Total Credits18