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  Oct 19, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Women's Studies Minor


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The School of Arts and Science offers a number of electives and a minor concentration in Women's Studies through most of its departments.

Objectives

The program in women's studies is designed to enable students-both female and male-to examine the contributions of women to society, to explore issues raised by contemporary feminists, and to study the effects of gender roles on political, economic and social institutions. These perspectives are not only personally enlightening, but they are also useful in the pursuit of careers in law, government, psychology, social services, communications, education, business, and medicine, and in preparation for citizenship in a diverse society.

Requirements


Students wishing to complete a minor in women's studies must take WST 201 - Women in the United States: In the Family, at the Workplace, and in Political Life , and four additional courses chosen from the following or approved by the coordinator.

Electives


Take four of the following electives for a total of twelve credits:

Total credits for minor: 15 credits


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