Approved Courses

For official approved courses by semester, please see SIS “Class and Lab Schedule. 

WGS Approved Courses by Category (updated 3.30.20)

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: (when the topic is Relationships OR 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 251: Major Chicano/a Authors
  • 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 
  • 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)
  • History 345: Seminar (Engendering Modern East Asia)
  • 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)
  • History 239: Women and Gender in Modern Europe (Fall 2017)
  • English 253: Southern Women Writers 
  • English 340: Advanced Studies in Literary History (when topic is Sex, Madness and Marriage OR Money and American Literature)
  • English 385: Advanced Topics in Rhetoric and Composition (when topic is Feminist Rhetorics)
  • 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
  • American Studies 301 (when topic is: Sexuality in American Film)
  • Art 261: Georgia O’Keefe in New Mexico (Off campus interim)
  • Biology 124: Biology of Women
  • English 220: Literary History: Body, Mind & Soul
  • History 270: Masculinity in America
  • History 297: Race, Gender, and Sports in America
  • Norwegian 282: Ibsen
  • Nursing 312: Family Health
  • Psychology 226: Emerging Adulthood in China: Immersion and Reflection
  • Psychology 232: Gender Equality in Norway

 

Courses that might count by a petition**:

  • Art 263: Medieval Art
  • Biology 275: Biology of Reproduction
  • 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; external courses require petition).

  • 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/ 
  • Art: 261: Georgia O’Keefe in New Mexico (Off campus interim)– Course Retired as of 2018-2019.
  • Psychology 223: Exploring India: Human Development in Cross Cultural Context (abroad)

* denotes external program