Course Offerings

Women's and Gender Studies Courses for Spring 2023
ANTH 288 Anthropology of Insurgency Bruno Rendero-Hannan
ANTH 313 Global Health Issues  Jesse Bia
ANTH 318 Gender & Sex in Latin America Jim Aimers
ANTH 343 Cross Culture Perspectives on Women's Health  Melanie Medeiros
ARTH 160 African American Art History Survey  Amanda Chestnut
AMST 201 U/TopAmSt: Mass Incarceration Caroline Woidat
BLKS 288 Exp: African Films Kodjo Adabra
BLKS 288 Exp: Urban Dance Mark Broomfield
ENGL 112 WCV Literature & Culture: African Diaspora  Olaocha Nwabara
ENGL 342 World Literature: African Migration Olaocha Nwabara
ENGL 431 Conversation: Toni Morrison's Trilogy Beth McCoy
HUMN 222 Black Humanities Maria Lima
PASC 105 Performance as Social Change Mark Broomfield
GEOG 123 S/M/The Developing World Jennifer Rogalsky
SUST 388 Exp: Environmental Justice Jessica Gilbert
HIST 112 History Matters: Women and Gender in East Asian History Ling Ma
HIST 271 S/M/History of Latin America Since 1825 Ryan Jones
HIST 284 The Art of Saying No: Dissent in Chinese History Ling Ma
HIST 301 InterHist: Civil Rights Movement Emilye Crosby
HIST 302 Rs-Hs: U.S. Women's History  Mary Mapes
HIST 430 Advanced Studies in American History: SNCC and Social Justice History Emilye Crosby
HIST 441 Women in Medieval World  Yvonne Seale

MUSC 336 Music, Gender, & Sexuality: Black Women-Opera

Monica Hershberger
PLSC 361 Women & Politics Hanna Brant
PLSC 442 Human Rights in Global Perspective Raslan Ibrahim
PSYC 294 Peer Advocacy Jennifer Katz
PSYC 308 Psychology of Women Jennifer Katz
SOCL 105 Intro to Global Social Change Lisa Meyer
SOCL 210 Sociology of Families Denise Scott
SOCL 245 Sociology of Sport William Lofquist
SOCL 281 SelTop: Gender & Development Lisa Meyer
SOCL 281 SelTop: Gender & Science Anne Eisenberg
SOCL 340 Social Movements Paul McLaughlin
WGST 100 Intro to Women's and Gender Studies  Kiara Masser
WGST 201 Hist&Pol Topics: Gender and Disability  Greg Lattanzio
WGST 204 Global Issues - Sex & Gender: Latin America Jim Aimers
WGST 232 Safe Zone Train-the-Trainer Alice Rutkowski
WGST 320 Gender & Sexualities Amanda Roth
WGST 490 Senior Capstone Seminar Maria Lima

* 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.

** 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.

Women's and Gender Studies Courses for Intersession 2023
ANTH 216 Race, Racism, and the Black Experience Melanie Medeiros
SOCL 105 Introduction to Social Global Change Lisa Meyer

 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.