Certificate in Women's Studies

This certificate program has been designed for students interested in learning about the roles, perspectives, and contributions of women in an interdisciplinary context. The curriculum consists of courses offered in the social sciences, English, and the humanities. It provides students opportunities to consider women’s past history, present conditions, and future possibilities, and to understand gender as a cultural practice.

A certificate in Women’s Studies requires 18 credit hours, including:

A. Required Courses
POL/SOC 307 Introduction to Ethnic/Cultural Studies
HIS 335 Women in U. S. History
PSY 320 Psychology of Women
SOC 345 Sociology of the Family

B. Elective Courses
Select two electives
AH 355 History of Women Artists
ENG 370 Literature by Women
IS 324 Social Justice Seminar: Women’s Issues
POL 318 Global Women’s Issues and Policies
SOC 300 Special Topics: Women’s Issues
SOC 352 Women and the American Justice System
SOC 368 Inequality in American: Class, Gender, & Race
SOC 493 Readings in Sociology: Women in Popular Culture