UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Degree Requirements

Women's, Gender and Sexualities Studies

Minor in Women's, Gender and Sexualities Studies 21 Total Credits

Required Core Course for all minors 3 credits
WGSS 200 (d) Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies 

Directed Electives 18 credits
Choose any WGST course (co-listed or stand-alone)

WGSS 289 Special Topics in Women's and Gender Studies
WGSS 350 Introduction to LGBTQ+ Studies: Genders and Sexualities
WGSS 379 Internship/Service Learning 3-6 cr.
WGSS 389 Topics in Women's and Gender Studies
WGSS 499 Directed Study

WGSS 321 / ART 321 Gender and Art 

WGSS 206 / COMS 206 Family Communication
WGSS 440 / COMS 440 Gender Communication

WGSS 351/CRIM 351 Women, Crime & Justice

WGSS 214 / ENGL 214 Women's Literature
WGSS 215 / ENGL 215 LGBTQ Literature
WGSS 235 / ENGL 235 American Autobiography
WGSS 300 / ENGL 300 Women, Film, and Society
WGSS 443 / ENGL 443 American Ethnic Women Authors

WGSS 205 / HIST 205 Women's History: United States
WGSS 303 / HIST 303 Women's History: Europe

WGSS 320/PHYS 320 Gender Issues in Science

WGSS 314 / POLS 314 Women and Politics

WGSS 225 / PSYC 225 Psychology of Gender
WGSS 375 / PSYC 375 Psychology of Human Sexuality

WGSS 221 / ANTH 221 / SOCI 221 Global Perspectives on Women
WGSS 323 / SOCI 323 Sociology of Family
WGSS 326 / SOCI 326 Sociology of Gender Roles

 

Women's, Gender and Sexualities Studies (WGSS)

Interdisciplinary Program

264 Kleinpell Fine Arts
715-425-4020

Melanie Ayres - Coordinator

A minor in Women’s and Gender Studies provides students with the following: a broad historical representation of scholarship on women; a set of methodologies that acknowledge the intrinsic value of the experiences, contributions, and perspectives of both women and men.

The minor consists of one core course and elective courses in many disciplines for a total of 21 minimum credit hours.

Women's, Gender and Sexualities Studies Program Web Page