Women’s and Gender Studies Minor

 

Required Courses

To graduate with a Women’s and Gender Studies minor, students must meet all requirements for the degree being sought, in addition to earning a minimum grade point average of 2.00 in all courses applied to their Women’s and Gender Studies minor.  21 WG STDS credits are required.

Required Courses:

1) WG STDS 201 Intro to Women’s and Gender Studies
2) WG STDS 435 Women’s and Gender Studies Senior Seminar

 

Electives

For the remaining 15 credits hours required to complete the minor, students may choose any combination of Women’s and Gender Studies courses.

Women’s and Gender Studies Elective Courses Approved for Inclusion in the Women’s and Gender Studies Minor:

204 Global Perspectives on Women and Gender 3 cr.
205 Intro to LGBTQ Studies 3 cr.
210 Women’s Health and Sexuality in Society 3 cr.
224 Women in Literature (HU) 3 cr. (English 224)
225 Images of Women (HU) 3 cr.
226 Saving Seeds, Saving Community: Women, Land and Action 3 cr.
243 Women in the Arts: Encounters  3 cr. ( Art/Music/Comm/Theater 243)
259Q2 Body Image in the Media (Journalism 259Q2)
260 Psychology of Gender 3 cr. (Psychology 260)
265 Women and Religion (NW-ES) 3 cr. (Religious Studies 265)
291 Independent Study
303 Women and Politics 3 cr. (Political Science 303)
305 Social Work Ethics in a Diverse Society (Soc Work 305) 3 cr.
306 Trans* and Genderqueer Lives 3 cr.
310 Biology of Gender 3 cr. (Biology 310)
314 Native American Women 3 cr. (Anthropology 314)
315 Women and Madness 3 cr
316 Gender and Discourse 3 cr. (Comm Studies 316)
318 Religion and Sexuality 3 cr. (Religious Studies 318)
320 Gendered Lives 3 cr. (Liberal Studies 320)
323 Inside-Out Prison Exchange 3 cr.  (Comm Studies 323)
324 Gender in Literature: optional content 3 cr. (English 324)
330 Discrimination and Legal Remedies 3 cr. (Political Science 330)
331 Women and Crime 3 cr. (Criminal Justice 331)
332 Early Women Writers: Optional Content 3 cr. (English 332)
333 Gender, Place and Culture 3 cr. (Geography 333)
334 Women in Modern European History 3 cr. (History 334)
339/539 Sociology of Family 3 cr. (Sociology 339/539)
342 Gender, Law and Policy 3 cr. (Political Science 342)
343 Masculinity Across Cultures 3 cr. (Anthropology 343)
345 Twentieth-Century Women Writers: optional content 3 cr. (English 345)
346 Gender in Latin American History  3 cr. (History 346)
347 Race, Class and Gender in Mass Media (ES)(HU) 3 cr. (Radio TV Film 347)
350/550 Women, Race and Class (ES) 3 cr.
351 Gender in Indian History 3 cr. (History 351)
357 Sex Differences in Society 3 cr.
360 Judaism Since Gender 3 cr. (Religious 360)
365 Gender and Nature 3 cr. (Environmental Studies 365)
366 Service Learning Field Study 1-3 cr.
368  Sociology of Gender  3 cr. (Sociology 368)
371/571 African-American Women Writers (ES) 3 cr. (English 371/571)
386 Women in the United States 3 cr. (History 386)
390 Feminist Theory 3 cr. Optional Content. (Political Science 390)
391/591 Queer, Trans, and Non-Binary Literature 3 cr. (English 391/591)
392 Queer Theory 3 cr.
395/595 Special Topics in Arts & Hum 3 cr.
396 Special Topics in Historical Perspectives
397 Special Topics in Social Sciences
398 Special Topics in Environment, Health, and Natural Sciences
399 Special Topics for Off-Campus Study
399 L&S Career Internship 3 cr. (Interdisciplinary Studies 399)
445 African American Civil Rights Rhetoric  3 cr. (Comm Studies 445)
446 Independent Study 1-3 cr.
450 Rhetoric of the US Women’s Movement, 1776-1920 3 cr. (Comm Studies 450)
451 Feminist Rhetorics and Social Change 3 cr. (Comm Studies 451)
474 Honors Thesis 1-6 cr. Students who have completed a cross-listed course under its departmental number rather than its Women’s and Gender Studies number may include that course. Cross-listed courses used to satisfy the credit requirements of this minor may also count toward a student’s minor.

Women’s and Gender Studies courses may also be used for both the minor and towards fulfilling any general education requirements.

Women's and Gender Studies

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Sage Hall, Room 3464 
835 High Ave, Oshkosh, WI 54901

Contact Information

Ula Lukszo Klein | Director
Phone: (920) 424-0892
Email:kleinu@uwosh.edu