Women's Studies

About Women's Studies at Transy All Women's Studies Courses

An interdisciplinary academic program, women’s studies aims to expand students’ understanding and appreciation of women’s lives and experiences both historically and in contemporary societies worldwide. Courses used to fulfill the requirements of the women’s studies minor pattern should, to asignificant degree, examine the ways in whichgender has structured intellectual and social traditions in the humanities, social sciences, or natural sciences. Special topics courses, independent studies, or courses taken at other institutions may fulfill a minor requirement, upon approval of the director of Women’s Studies.

Women's Studies Interdisciplinary Minor Pattern
Core course:
WS 1004 Introduction to Women’s Studies

In addition, students must take 5 courses from the following:
CLA 2244 Women in Antiquity
ENG 2144 Women’s Literature
ENG 2154 American Women Writers and Ethnicity
ENG 2714 Jane Austen and Film
ENG 2724 Literature and Medicine
HIST 3454 Women and Men in Latin America
PHIL 2614 Animal Minds/Human Values
PHIL 3404 Epistemology
REL 2154 Gender Roles in Religious Life
SOC 2814 The Family—Past, Present, and Future
WS 2004 Feminist Philosophies (or PHIL 2004)
WS 2044 Gender andCommunication (or WRC 2044)
WS 2294 Special Topics in Women’s Studies
WS 2314 Gender and Children’sLiterature (or EDU 2314) (or SOC 2414)
WS 2414 Sociology of Gender (or SOC 2414)
WS 2524 Psychology of Women (or PSY 2524)
WS 2554 Human Sexuality (or PSY 2504)
WS 2934 Gender, Culture, and theSocial Body (or ANTH 2934 or SOC 2934)
WS 3124 Women in American Lifeand Thought (or HIST 3124)
WS 3134 Women in Art (or ARTH 3124)
WS 3204 Reading and Representing Women’s Lives
WS 3244 Global Feminisms (or ANTH 3244)
WS 3424 Women in Education (or EDU 3424)
WS 3514 Gender in Cross Cultural Perspective (or ANTH 3504)
WS 4204 Internship in Women’s Studies
WS 4244 Directed Study in Women’s Studies
WS 4294 Advanced Studies inWomen’s Studies