Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2021

Liberal Studies B.A., Gender and Sexuality Studies Concentration

Degree Requirements

 

Core Areas A-E

Satisfactorily complete core Areas A-E, as listed in the Core Curriculum section of this catalog.

Total Credit Hours:42

Area F

Interdisciplinary Methods

Satisfactorily complete both of the following courses:

IDST 2000Interdisciplinary Exploration

3

IDST 2315Amer Diverse Cultural Heritage

3

Total Credit Hours:6

Theory/Methods Focus Courses

Satisfactorily complete 9 hours from the following courses:

AFST 2010Intro to African Studies

3

BLST 2010Introduction to Black Studies

3

SOCI 1121Sociological Perspectives

3

SOCI 2293Intro to Marriage and Family

3

WMST 2010Women In Society

3

Total Credit Hours:9

Foreign Language Requirement

Demonstrate competence in one foreign language at the level of the fourth university course (2002).

FREN 2002Interm Fren Lang & Culture II

3

GRMN 2002Inter German Lang & Culture II

3

ITAL 2002Interm Ital Lang & Culture II

3

SPAN 2002Interm Span Lang & Culture II

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Major/Concentration

Major Area

Satisfactorily complete 15 hours from the followin courses. A cross-listed course can only count toward the requirement in one discipline. Special Topics courses may also be used to fulfill these requirements with the permission of the department chair.

PHIL 4315Philosophy of Love & Sex

3

PHIL 4421Queer Theory

3

PHIL 4434Feminist Philosophies

3

PHIL 4950Special Topics

1-4

SOCI 3446Social Stratification

3

WMST 3550Human Sexuality

3

WMST 3910Theoretical Perspectives

3

WMST 4950Special Topics

1-4

Total Credit Hours:15

 

Humanities

Satisfactorily complete a 3 hour WMST humanities course.  This course must be chosen in consultation with and be approved by the department chair.

Total Credit Hours:3

Research Methods

Satisfactorily complete one of the following courses:

ENGL 3900Critical Approaches to Lit

3

KINS 4813Research Mthds & Statistics

3

PSYC 2700Stats Applied to Behavior Sci

3

PSYC 2800Research Methods in Psychology

3

SOCI 3442Research Methods

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Capstone

Satisfactorily complete an appropriate 4000-level course that includes a senior research paper/project or complete an appropriate study abroad course.  The capstone must be approved by the department chair.

Total Credit Hours:3

Electives

For students who must take the 1001, 1002, and/or 2001 foreign language courses, these courses will be applied to electives and will reduce the total number of elective credits available.

Total Credit Hours:27-36

Additional Degree Requirements

Satisfactorily complete all graduation requirements listed in the academic policies section of this catalog.

Earn a grade of C or higher in all courses that count toward major/concentration requirements.