MINOR IN WOMEN’S STUDIES

The minor in Women’s Studies requires completion of eighteen (18) units of course work, twelve (12) units of which must be at the upper-division level.

Core (3 units)
WMST 101  Introduction to Women’s Studies ( 3)

Breadth Requirements (15 units)
Three (3) units in each of the following three areas:

A. Women and Tradition (3)
Select one course:

WMST 325 HIST 367
WMST 350 HIST 383
WMST 445 HIST 384
ECON 445 ID 340
HIST 316 ID 340B
HIST 327 MATH 304
HIST 332 PSCI 445
HIST 355 SOC 353

or other course upon faculty approval

B. Women and the Arts (3)
Select one course:

WMST 205 LTWR 410**
WMST 323 LTWR 420**
WMST 325 LTWR 430**
WMST 450 SPAN 410A-Z**
LING 381 SPAN 415
LTWR 330** SPAN 422S**
LTWR 331** TA 323**
LTWR 333** VSAR 322
LTWR 334** VSAR 326
LTWR 400** VSAR 420*

  or other course upon faculty approval

**The course must focus on women, and written approval from the Women's Studies Chair is required

 C. Women and Contemporary Issues (3-4)
Select one course:

WMST 205 COMM 435
WMST 303 ECON 341
WMST 320 ECON 445
WMST 321 PSCI 391
WMST 323  PSCI 445
WMST 341 PSYC 350
WMST 350 PSCI 356
WMST 370 PSCI 356
WMST 375 SOC 303
WMST 407 SOC 305
WMST 416 SOC 306
WMST 424 SOC 315
WMST 445 SOC 337
WMST 450 SOC 437
               
or other course upon faculty approval

Elective Courses (6 units)
Two (2) elective courses (6 units) approved for Women’s Studies credit including one course at the 400-level.  

The selection may include independent research or internships. Work done under other disciplines and not listed above will require prior approval by the Women’s Program Director.

The Women's Studies Minor required 18 units of course work:
  • 3 units of lower-division preperation for the major
  • 15 units of Breadth Requirements
  • and 6 units of electives

A minimum of twelve (12) units must be upper-division level.

WMST Minor Worksheet