Women’s Studies Certificate (18 hours)

Interdisciplinary Core Classes  (6 hours)

HST 636:   Seminar in Women’s History
A reading and research course in which the student investigates selected topics related to the history of women in America or Europe.

SOC 655:  Feminist Social Theory
Diverse theoretical perspectives on the origins and nature of gender inequality. Emphasis on contemporary debates and their political implications.

Capstone Experience (3 hours)

HUMN 680: Independent Research Seminar. This  research colloquium affords students the opportunity to complete independent research under the guidance of faculty mentors teaching in the certificate program.  Seminar meetings allow students to share research and examine issues arising from the research.  The completed research is shared in a public symposium.

Electives (6-9 hours)

ART 504: Iconography of Mary

CJ 506: Race, Ethnicity, Gender and Crime

CL 560: Ancient Goddess Religions

COUN 616: Domestic Violence

CULS 620: Women, Men and Cultural Change

EDF 631: Gender and Education

ENG 521: American Literature to 1830

HST 507: History of Sexuality

HST 518: Twentieth Century US Women’s History

JMC 555: Women, Minorities, and Media

PSC 519: Women and Political Thought

PSC 542: Politics of Welfare

PSY 530: Psychology of Women and Gender

SOC 555: Sociology of Sex and Gender