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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:
Course Units
WMST 325 3
WMST 350 3
WMST 445 3
ECON 445 3
HIST 316 3
HIST 327 3
HIST 332 3
HIST 355 3
HIST 367 3
HIST 383 3
HIST 384 3
ID 340 3
ID 340B 3
MATH 304 3
PSCI 445 3
SOC 353 3

Or other course upon faculty approval

B. Women and the Arts (3)
Select one course:
Course Units
WMST 205 3
WMST 323 3
WMST 325 3
WMST 450 3
LING 381 3
LTWR 330** 3
LTWR 331** 3
LTWR 333** 3
LTWR 334** 3
LTWR 400** 3
LTWR 410** 3
LTWR 420** 3
LTWR 430** 3
SPAN 410A-Z** 3
SPAN 415 3
SPAN 422S** 3
TA 323** 3
VSAR 322 3
VSAR 326 3
VSAR 420* 3

  or other course upon faculty approval

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

C. Women and Contemporary Issues (3-4)
Select one course:
Course Units
WMST 205 3
WMST 303 3
WMST 320 3
WMST 321 3
WMST 323  3
WMST 341 3
WMST 350 3
WMST 370 3
WMST 375 3
WMST 407 3
WMST 416 3
WMST 424 3
WMST 445 3
WMST 450 3
COMM 435 3
ECON 341 3
ECON 445 3
PSCI 356 3
PSCI 391 3
PSCI 445 3
PSYC 350 3
SOC 303 3
SOC 305 3
SOC 306 3
SOC 315 3
SOC 337 3
SOC 437 3

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