Undergraduate Courses

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Spring 2019

LGBT Core Classes
LGBT 450 Transgender Studies Online Staff
WGST Core Classes
WGST 201 Gender and Justice in Global Perspectives Monday, Wednesday, Friday Gallaher
WGST 432 Feminist and Queer Theories Tuesday, Thursday Littauer
WGST 434 Language and Gender Monday, Wednesday Birner
WGST 436 Bad Bodies Online Heinekamp

Fall 2018 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Studies

Core Courses
WGST 101 Women, Sex and Gender Today Moonday, Wednesday. Friday 11-11:50am Littauer
Electives for Minor and Certificate
WGST 430 Special Topics- Feminism in Young Adult Television Tuesday, Thursday 9:30-10:45am Heinekamp
SOCI 357 Sociology of Gender Monday, Wednesday 12:30-1:45 Crawford
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 wgs@niu.edu for approval to count the course toward your minor or certificate.

Fall 2018Women's and Gender Studies (WGST) Studies

Core Courses
WGST 101 Women, Sex and Gender Today MoWeFr 11-11:50am Littauer
Electives for Minor and Certificate
ANTH 441 T 430 Sex and Gender in Primates TuTh 11-12:15pm Porter
POLS 411 Constitutional Law II MoWed 2-3:15pm Swedlow
PSYC 424 Adolescent Devlopment TuTh 8-9:15am Mounts
SOCI 354 Families and Social Change TuTh 9:30-10:45am Staff
SOCI 357 Socology of Gender MoWe 12-1:45pm Crawford
SOCI 487 Gender and Crime TuTh 9:30-10:45am Walther
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 wgs@niu.edu for approval to count the course toward your minor or certificate.

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

Core Courses
WGST 390* Internship in Women’s and Gender Studies Myers
WGST 439* Independent Study in Women’s and Gender Studies Myers

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 wgs@niu.edu for approval.

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