Gender Studies Pathway

 The Gender Studies Pathway focuses on gender as a significant cultural and cognitive category. Courses
 examine how gender has influenced the lives, status, and opportunities of all people, and attend to ways
 in which gender intersects with race, class, and ethnicity to shape social structures and individual

Each Pathway must contain 4 courses covering a minimum of 3 different disciplines. In addition to the courses listed below, Honors and special-topics courses may be used in Pathways if they have been approved for this purpose. See here for a list of Fall 2015 course offerings applicable to Pathways.

  • BIOL 232 Sex, Evolution, & Behavior
  • ECON 200 Economics of Gender *prereq sophomore status
  • ENG 220 Literature and Gender
  • HIST 130 Introduction to Women’s Studies
  • HIST 232 U.S. Women’s History
  • HIST 267 Women in Asia
  • HIST 307 History of American Manhood *prereq 6 HIST credits
  • HIST 332 Women & Religion in America *prereq 6 HIST credits or instructor permission
  • POSC 214 Gender and the Law *prereq POSC 110
  • POSC 303 Politics of Prejudice
  • POSC 320 Feminist Political Thought *prereq one 200-level POSC class
  • PSYC 331 Psychology of Women *prereq PSYC 101


Students may also select one of the non-breadth area courses below for this Pathway:

  • COM 400 Gender, Culture, Communication
  • MDIA 335/WMST 385 Gender & Media