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Graduate Catalog 2012-13

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Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences

Women's Studies

Marieke Van Willigen, Director, B-103 Brewster Building

The graduate women’s studies minor consists of 9 s.h. of graduate-level course work designed to complement the student’s major field by exploring the experience of women in relationship to issues of gender, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, class, political structures, and social systems. The minor encourages critical thinking, seeks new knowledge, and explores feminist theory across cultural and disciplinary boundaries.

The minor includes the theoretical foundations course, WOST 5000, and at least two courses from the following: SOCI 5400; CDFR 5300; SOCW 5007; WOST 6100; a maximum of 3 s.h. in WOST 6101, 6102, 6103, or approved courses at the graduate level.