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Courses

In order to receive an undergraduate certificate in Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies, students need to complete five designated courses and complete the requirements for a bachelor’s degree.

Course #1 (required course, select one)
WST 2010 Introduction to Women’s Studies OR
WST 2608 Introduction to Sexuality & Gender, OR
WST 3315/3930 Feminist Perspectives on Gender OR
WST 3640 Sex and Gender in American Culture

These courses are multidisciplinary studies of gender-related issues in contemporary society, stressing cultural images of women, gender socialization, and feminist methods of analysis.  They explore women’s experiences in the context of the interaction of gender, race, ethnicity, sexuality, and class.

Courses #2, 3, and 4 (core courses)
Please note that courses in the Women’s Studies program change frequently. One week prior to registration, the Women’s Studies Center prints a list a courses that are included in the program for that semester.

You may select from the following list:

AMH 3560 History of US Women
AML 3265  Florida Women Writers
ANT 4302  Gender and Culture
CCJ 4670  Women and Criminal Justice
COM 3014 Communication, Gender and Language
CPO 4710 Comparative Gender Politics
FIL 4056 Women and Film
LIT 4383  Women in Literature
NUR 4175 Caring for Self
NSP 4495 Issues in Women's Health Care
NUR 4176 Women, Witches, and Healing
PHM 3123 Feminist Philosophy
POS 3693 Women and the Law
PUP 3323 Women & Politics
RTV 4412 Gender & Television
SOP 3742 Psychology of Women
SOW 4357 Issues in Counseling Women
SPC 4712  Gender, Race, and Communication
SYD 2790 Race, Class, Gender & Sexuality
SYD 4800 Gender and Society
SYO 4100 Family and Society
SYO 4370 Men, Women, and Work
SYO 4534 Poverty and Society
SYP 3060 Human Sexuality & Social Change
WST 2102 Women, Gender and Sexuality in the Era of Globalization 
WST 2416 Women of the Third World
WST 3305 Sex, Myth, Power, and Popular Culture
WST 3325 Women, Violence, Resistance
WST 3930 Special Topics
WST 4337 Sex, Violence, and Hollywood
WST 4349 Green Consciousness
WST 4404 Women of Color in U.S. Society
WST 4417Gender, Culture, and Social Change in Africa:A Case Study of Ghana    
WST 4930 Special Topics
WST 4905 Directed Independent Study
 
Course #5 (elective course)
Please note that courses in the Women’s Studies program change frequently. One week prior to registration, the Women’s Studies Center will print a list of courses that are included in the program for that semester. Also, you may use a core course in lieu of an elective.

You may select from the following list:

AFS 3010 Introduction to African Studies
AMH 4318 Class, Gender, and Race in the American Community since 1900
ARH 4470 Contemporary Art
CCJ 3666 Victimology
IDS 3188  International Human Rights
SOW 3232 Social Welfare Policy and Provisions
SPC 3704 American Multicultural Discourse
SPC 3710 Intercultural Communication
SPC 4633 Rhetoric of Social Protest
SYO 4530 Class Status and Power
SYO 4534 Poverty and Society
 Last Modified 6/26/14