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Lesbian GBT Studies

LGBT 650/WGST 620
Feminist Theory and LGBT Studies
Tu 6p.m.-8:40p.m.
Nicolazzo

Electives:

PHHE 506
Dimensions of Human Sexuality
Section 1- Mo 6:10p.m.-8:50p.m.
Staff
Section 2- Online
Staff 

 

The following courses may count toward the certificate if there is significant coverage of gender and sexuality:

ENGL 607
Topics
TH 6-8:40 p.m.
Gomez-Vega

 

*The following courses may count toward the certificate with the advance approval:

LGBT 602.P1
Internship in LGBT Studies
Myers

WGST 639
Independent Study in Women’s and Gender Studies
Staff

To register for an internship or independent study course, contact our program at least 2 weeks prior to the start of the semester.

*Approval required at least 2 weeks prior to the start of the semester. Contact us at 815-753-1038 or wgs@niu.edu for approval.

 

NOTE: Any graduate-level special topics course or independent or directed study course may be counted toward the certificate when substantial treatment of law and women’s studies is included in the course, and with the approval of the director of the Center for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality. If you register for a course that is not listed below, but which offers significant coverage of law, women's and gender studies, call 815-753-1038 or email wgs@niu.edu for approval to count the course toward your certificate.

 

Women's and Gender Studies

Core Courses:

WGST 600x/LGBT 600x
Research in Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Mo 6p.m.-8:40p.m.
Littauer

WGST 620/LGBT 650
Feminist Theory and LGBT Studies 
Tu 6p.m.-8:40p.m.
Nicolazzo

NOTE: Any graduate-level special topics course or independent or directed study course may be counted toward the certificate when substantial treatment of law and women’s studies is included in the course, and with the approval of the director of the Center for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality. If you register for a course that is not listed below, but which offers significant coverage of law, women's and gender studies, call 815-753-1038 or email wgs@niu.edu for approval to count the course toward your certificate.

Electives:

**The following courses may count toward the certificate if there is significant coverage of gender and sexuality:

HIST 610.1
Research Seminar in U.S. History: Constitutional Rights
Tu 6:00-8:40 p.m.
Hoffman

PHHE 506 
Dimensions of Human Sexuality
Section 1- Mo 6:10p.m.-8:50p.m.
Staff
Section 2- Online
Staff 

SOCI 550 
Social Inequality
TuTh 12:30-1:45pm
Staff

*The following courses may count toward the certificate with the advance approval:

WGST 602.P1
Internship in Women’s and Gender Studies
Myers

WGST 639
Independent Study in Women’s and Gender Studies
Staff

To register for an internship or independent study course, contact our program at least 2 weeks prior to the start of the semester.

*Approval required at least 2 weeks prior to the start of the semester. Contact us at 815-753-1038 or wgs@niu.edu for approval.

Law and Women's and Gender Studies

NOTE: Any graduate-level special topics course or independent or directed study course may be counted toward the certificate when substantial treatment of law and women’s studies is included in the course, and with the approval of the director of the Center for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality. If you register for a course that is not listed below, but which offers significant coverage of law, women's and gender studies, call 815-753-1038 or email wgs@niu.edu for approval to count the course toward your certificate.

Core:

LAW 805
Clinic: Civil Justice 
W 4-5:50 p.m.
Vaughn

LAW 850, 851, 852, 854, 859, or 860
Externship: Various topics
(Topic and placement require advance approval by associate dean of the College of Law and director of the Center for Women, Gender and Sexuality)
M 4-5:50 p.m.
Staff

Electives:

ANTH 522
Gender in Southeast Aisa
MW 3:30-4:45 p.m.
Ledgerwood

*The following courses may count toward the certificate with the advance approval:

HIST 710.1
Research Seminar in U.S. History: Women, Gender and Sexuality
W 6:00-8:40 p.m.
Littauer

WGST 602.P1
Internship in Women’s and Gender Studies
Myers

WGST 639
Independent Study in Women’s and Gender Studies
Staff

To register for an internship or independent study course, contact our program at least 2 weeks prior to the start of the semester.

*Approval required at least 2 weeks prior to the start of the semester. Contact us at 815-753-1038 or wgs@niu.edu for approval.

**The following courses may count toward the certificate if there is significant coverage of gender and sexuality:

HIST 610.1
Reading Seminar in U.S. History
T 6-8:40 p.m.
Feurer

HIST 610.2
Reading Seminar in U.S. History
M 6-8:40 p.m.
Huffine

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Women's and Gender Studies Internship Information

WGST 639: Women's and Gender Studies Independent Study form

LGBT Studies Internship Information