Electives for Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

All Courses are subjected to approval for the major and the minor. Special Topics courses must be in a relevant area. Additional elective courses may have been approves since publication of this bulletin. The chair of the department maintains a complete list of all official elective courses. 

Courses in the Humanities

AES 357 – Studies in Chicano/a Literature

ART 351  – Topics in Gender and Art

CLA 252 – Women, Gender, and Sexuality in Antiquity

EAL 241 – Gender in Japanese Literature 

ENG 340 – Studies in Women and Literature

ENG 344 – Studies in Poetry (when topic relates to WGS)

ENG 357 – Studies in Chicano/a Literature 

ENG 371 – American Ethnic Literature

GES 390 – German Women Writers 

HST 324 – Fashion in the Eighteenth Century 

HST 336 – Gender and Power in African History

HST 337 – Women and Gender in Early America

HST 338 – Sexuality, Race and Class in the Unites States since 1850

HST 359 – Prostitutes, Machos, and Travestis: Sex and Gender in Latin American History

HST 388 – Nation, Faith, and Gender in the Middle East

HMN 223 – African and Caribbean Literature

HMN 224 – Cross-cultural Encounters in Morocco

HMN 290 – The Humanities through Film, Literature and Media

ITA 335 – Italian Women Writers

ITA 336 – Italian Women and the City

MUS 208 – Women and Music

REL 318 – Feminist and Contemporary Interpretations of the New Testament

REL 345 – The African-American Religious Experience 

REL 388 – South Asian Women: Religion, Culture, and Politics 

SPA 348 – Contemporary Women Novelists and their Female Characters 

Course in the Social and Natural Sciences 

AES 310 – Race, Class, and Gender in a Color-blind Society 

ANT 332 – Anthropology of Gender

ANT 333 – Language and Gender

COM 318 – Culture and Sitcom 

COM 320 – Media Theory and Criticism 

COM 340 – American Public Discourse I 

COM 341 – American Public Discourse II

COM 370 – Special Topics (when topic is “Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality”)

LIN 333 – Language and Gender

POL 229 – Women, Gender, and Politics 

POL 277 – Feminist Political Thought

PSY 265 – Human Sexuality 

PSY 359 – Psychology of Gender

PSY 364 – Stereotyping and Prejudice 

SOC 153 – Contemporary Families 

SOC 305 – Gender in Society 

SOC 309 – Sexuality and Society 

SOC 347 – Society, Culture, and Sport

SOC 359 – Race and Ethnic Relations 

SOC 360 – Social Inequality