Course Offerings

Women's and Gender Studies Courses for Summer 2022

ANTH 380* 02 Anthropology of Sex (Second half of summer)

Irene Ketonen

PHIL 288 Exp: Philosophy and LGBTQ Issues (Second half of summer)

Amanda Roth 

PSYCH 236* Human Sexual Behavior (First half of summer)

Jenny Katz

SOCL 105 01 Intro to Global Social Change (First half of summer)  

Lisa Meyer

SOCL 105 02 Intro to Global Social Change (First half of summer) 

Lisa Meyer   

WGST 100 Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies (Second half of summer)

Amanda Roth

WGST 202 Topics in Representation in the Humanities and Arts: Dismantling Disney and Pixar (First half of summer)

Kiara Massar

* Prerequisites exist. Consult with the instructor about whether it is possible to waive the requirement or substitute a previous WGST course if wish to take this course to fulfill WGST requirements.

Women's and Gender Studies Courses for Fall 2022

ANTH 231* S/Language and Gender (cross-listed with WGST 203)

Jennifer Guzmán

ENGL 443* Gender, Sexuality, and Literature: The Queer 19th Century

Alice Rukowski

ENGL 459* Major Authors: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Olaocha Nwabara

GEOG 123 The Developing World

Darrell Norris

GEOG 123 The Developing World

Jennifer Rogalsky

HIST 266 S/U/Civil Rights Movement in America

Emilye Crosby

HIST 284 S/U/Studies in Global History: War, Gender, and Memory in Modern East Asia

Ling Ma

HIST 301 Interpretations in History: Queer Histories*

Ryan Jones

HIST 302 Research in History: U.S. Women's History*

Mary Mapes

PASC 105 Performance as Social Change

Mark Broomfield

PASC 106 Performance as Social Change Mark Broomfield

PSYC 294 Peer Advocacy***

Jennifer Katz

SOCL 105 S/M/Introduction to Global Social Change

Lisa Meyer

SOCL 210* Sociology of Families

Denise Scott

WGST 100 Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies

Kiara Massar

WGST 100 Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies

Amanda Roth

WGST 201 Historical and Political Topics: Women and Health Kiara Massar

WGST 203 Topics in Gender in the Social World: Language and Gender

Jennifer Guzmán

WGST 288 Exp: Safe Zone Leadership**

Alice Rutkowski

WGST 301 Race, Class, and Gender

Caroline Woidat

WGST 330 Feminist Theories*

Amanda Roth

* Prerequisites exist. Consult with the instructor about whether it is possible to waive the requirement.

** This course replaces the old Safe Zone Internship and is available only for those who have completed WGST 232.

*** Separate application process

Senior seminar is offered every spring; if you would like to complete your senior capstone project in the fall, contact Dr. Roth.

 Please email Amanda Roth to add a class to this list or with any questions

Courses approved for current Women's and Gender Studies Major, Minor, Concentration:

Other courses require approval of the Women's and Gender Studies Coordinator to count for the minor, including Internships and Directed Studies in Women's and Gender Studies. Non-WGST courses not found on the list below will also require a Waiver form, signed by the Coordinator and approved by the Dean of the College. 

Full descriptions of courses, including the rotation in which they are offered, are in the College Bulletin (


Anthropology 224: M/Ethnography of Gender in Latin America

Anthropology 243: S/M Women in Cross-Cultural Perspective

Art History 310: Gender and Art

English 439: American Ways, with appropriate subtitles, eg "Plotting Women"

English 443: Gender and Literature

English 458: Major Authors, with appropriate subtitles

History 260: Issues in History of American Women

History 267: Women and US Social Movements

History 380: appropriate topics

History 480: Advanced Studies in LACAANA History: (Gender, Sexuality, and the Body)

INTD 207: Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

Philosophy 204: Philosophy of Women

Political Science 250 Women and Politics

Psychology 236: Human Sexual Behavior

Psychology 308: Psychology of Women

Sociology 201: Black Women in American Society

Sociology 210: Sociology and the Family

Sociology 225: Sociology of Gender

Sociology 281: Topic: Gender and Law

Sociology 281: Topic: Gender and Development

Women's and Gender Studies 201, 202, 203, 204, 205  Topics courses in each content cluster

Women's and Gender Studies 230: Introduction to Queer Studies

Women's and Gender Studies 240: Arab Women, Islam, and Feminism

Women's and Gender Studies 340: Gender and Global Education

In addition, students can take Safe Zone "train the trainer" and become a peer educator, Pathways training and become a peer advocate, and/or take an internship at WGST 395 and count these credits toward an academic program.