Approved Courses

Courses Approved for Interim and Spring 2019 (items subject to change; consult Class and Lab schedule to confirm information)

Interim 2019

Bio 124: Biology of Women, MTTHF 10:40-12, 1-3, Pettit
HIST 297: Race/Gender/Sports in America, M-F 10:40-12:40, Elias
SOAN 128: Intro to Cultural Anthropology, M-F 10:40-12:40, Chiappari

May count by petition:

BIO 275: Biology of Reproduction, M-F 10:40-12:40, Angell

Spring 2019

Core Courses:

WMGST 121: Intro to Women’s and Gender Studies, T/Th 1:20/2:15, Quimby
WMGST 399: Seminar: Feminisms and Masculinities, MWF 11:50, LeBlanc

Other approved courses:

AMCON 202, Sections A and B: Pursuits of Happiness, 1920-Present, MWF 11:50, Anderson and Lagerquist
AMST 100: Perspect Am Culture, MWF 10:45, Kutulas
AMST 301: Seminar: Great Again? American Fictions, MWF 12:55, Ward
DANCE 246: Dance in the United States, MWF 12:55, Klopchin
ENGL 207: Women of the African Diaspora, T/Th 1:20/2:15, Hepburn
FAMST 242: Family Relationships, MWF 10:45, Mendez
FAMST 253: Human Sexuality, T/Th, 11:45/12:45, Moore
HIST 122: Europe Great War, MWF 9:05, Peters
HIST 272: Women in America, MWF 9:05, Kutulas
HIST 395: Oral History Seminar, T/Th 9:35/9:30, Iddrisu
MUSIC 345: Topic: Music, Gender, and Sexuality, MWF 8:00, Kheshgi
PSYCH 241, Sections A, B, or C: Developmental Psychology, Varied dates and times, Hazlett and Nelson
REL 344: Feminist Perspectives and Christian Ethics, MWF 9:05, Booth
SOAN 260: Marriage and the Family, T/Th 11:45/12:45, Sheppard
SPAN 250: Family/Gender Relations in Spain, T/Th 9:35/9:30, O’Conner

WGS Approved Courses by Category (updated 10.12.18)

Theory and Methods Courses:

American Studies 100: Perspectives in American Culture
American Studies 301: Seminar (American Masculinities; Great Again? American Fictions)
Art 277: Gender and Visual Culture
English 242: Children’s and Young Adult Literature
English 264: Topics in Gender and Literature
English 280: Topics in Genre (Queer Literature and Theory)
English 340: Advanced Studies in Literary Eras: American
Family Studies 242: Family Relationship
Family Studies 253: Human Sexuality
History 320: Seminar: Modern Europe (Race, Gender and Medicine)
History 395: Oral History Seminar
Music 136: American Popular Music Through the Lens of Prince
Philosophy 245: Philosophy and Feminism
Psychology 390: Issues in Psychology (Intimate Relationships)
Psychology 396: Research: Relationships
Psychology 396: Research: Gender and Emotions
Race 250: Topical Seminar (Race, Gender, Sexuality)
Religion 209: Introduction to Feminist Theology
Religion 344: Feminist Christian Ethics
Sociology/Anthropology 235: Introduction to Islamic Feminisms
Sociology/Anthropology 246 LGBTQA Lives and Issues
Sociology/Anthropology 260: Marriage and the Family

Women and Gender in Global, Comparative, or Diverse Contexts:

English 207:  Women of the African Diaspora
English 280:  Topics in Genre (Muslim Women Writers)
French 273: Period Studies (French Women Writers)
French 372: Topics in Francophone Studies (Women and Identity in Literature of the Maghreb)
French 397:  Seminar (The Moral Universe of Gabrielle Roy)
History 121: Making Modern Russia
History 189: Topical Seminar  (Women in African Colonial History)
History 191: Europe from Reformation to Modern Times (when given approval by director of WGS)
History 224: Modern Germany
History 231: 20th-Century Russia
History 237: Gender in Medieval Europe
History 320: Seminar: Modern Europe (Nation and Empire in Russian History)
Music 345: Advanced Study in Music (Gender in Opera; Women in Classical Music; Music Gender and Sexuality)
Philosophy 245: Philosophy and Feminism
Political Science 251:  Politics and Identity in Contemporary Middle East
Psychology 223: Exploring India: Human Development in Cross Cultural Context (abroad)
Psychology 241: Development Psychology
Religion 209: Introduction to Feminist Theology
Religion 264: Theology and Sexuality
Sociology/Anthropology 128: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
Sociology/Anthropology 235: Introduction to Islamic Feminisms
Sociology/Anthropology 261: Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective
Spanish 250: Gateway to the Spanish-Speaking World
Spanish 312: voices of the Spanish-Speaking World: Women in Spain

Women and Gender in Historical Contexts:

Classics 240: Gender and Sexuality in the Ancient World
Dance 246: Dance in the United States
Dance 290: Topics in Dance (Dance and Gender)
English 220: Topics in Literary History (The Literature of American Slavery)
English 340: Advanced Studies in Literary History (Sex, Madness and Marriage)
English 340: Advanced Studies in Literary History (Money and American Literature)
Family Studies 253: Human Sexuality
History 122: Europe and the Great War
History 182: America Since 1945
History 189: Topical Seminar (Women in African Colonial History)
History 201: Major Seminar: Ancient History (Alexander and Kleopatra)
History 272: Women in America
History 320: Seminar: Modern Europe (Race, Gender and Medicine)
Music 345:  Advanced Study in Music (Gender in Opera; Women in Classical Music; Music Gender and Sexuality)
Religion 209: Introduction to Feminist Theology
Religion 264: Theology and Sexuality
Sociology/Anthropology 246: LGBTQA  Lives and Issues

Other approved courses:

American Conversations 202: Pursuits of Happiness
Biology 124: Biology of Women
Norwegian 282: Ibsen
Nursing 312: Family Health

Courses that might count by a petition**:

Art 263: Medieval Art
Biology 275: Biology of Reproduction
English 242: Children’s Literature
Latin 370: Ovid’s Love Poetry
Media 260: Media and Screen Cultures
Political Science 117: Politics of Human Rights
Religion 260: Religion in America
Social Work 221: Social Work and Social Welfare

**Credit Awarded after Permission by Instructor and Director of WGS (contract required)

Abroad programs and courses (only one external credit can count toward concentration; only two external credits can count toward major).

  • Augsburg University’s Center for Global Education and Experience “Social Change in Central America: Exploring Peace, Justice, and Community Engagement”
  • Carleton College’s “Women’s and Gender Studies in Europe” program* (offered in fall; 2 courses can count toward major). https://apps.carleton.edu/global-engagement/gender-studies-europe/
  • Psychology 223: Exploring India: Human Development in Cross Cultural Context (abroad)

* denotes external program