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Spring 2018 Women's and Gender Studies Courses

Core Courses:

WGST 201
Gender and Justice in Global Perspectives
MWF 11a.m.-11:50

WGST 432/LGBT 400
Feminist and Queer Theories
TuTh 2p.m.-3:15p.m.
PRQ: WGST 101 or WGST 202, or consent of director

WGST 435/ENVS 450
Gender and the Environment
TuTh 11a.m.-12:15p.m.

Electives for Minor and Certificate:

BKST 402
The Africana Woman
W 6-8:40p.m.

HIST 346
Women in Asian History
TuTh 12:30-1:45p.m.

HIST 353
Women in African History
MoWe 2-3:15p.m.

PHHE 406
Dimensions of Human Sexuality
M 6:10-8:50 p.m.

PSYC 424
Adolescent Development
MoWeFr 10-10:50a.m.

PSYC 474
Psychological Basis of Sexuality
TuTh 2-3:15 p.m.

SOCI 354
Families and Social Change
TuTH 9:30-10:45a.m.

SOCI 450
Social Inequality
TuTH 12:30-1:45p.m.

WGST 240/WGST 430
Storytelling by Women of Color
TuTh 3:30p.m.-4:45p.m.

 NOTE: Any undergraduate-level special topics course or independent or directed study course focused on sexual orientation and/or gender identity may be counted toward the minor or certificate 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 here, but which offers significant coverage of sexual orientation and/or gender identity, call 815-753-1038 or email for approval to count the course toward your minor or certificate.

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

WGST 390*
Internship in Women’s and Gender Studies

WGST 439*
Independent Study in Women’s and Gender Studies

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. Call 815-753-1038 or email for approval.

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


Useful Links

Register for classes on MyNIU

Women's and Gender Studies internship option

WOMS 439: Women's and Gender Studies Independent Study form