New Track Minor

Women's and Gender Studies Minor Requirements

All minors should consult a Women's and Gender Studies advisor. Because courses have changed in recent years, please check the current bulletin and with the advisor if you have questions about courses you have already taken.

To earn a WGS minor a student must complete 18 hours of WGS classes , including:

-WMNS 101 - Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies
-3 hours each from courses listed under History; Literature/Rhetoric and other Humanities; and Social Sciences (listed below)
-At least 6 hours of courses at the 300 level or above
-At least 3 hours of courses that fulfill the diversity requirement

 

History Courses:

-CLAS/WMNS 440. Gender and Sexuality in the Ancient World
-HIST/WMNS 204. Women & Gender in United States History
-HIST/WMNS 225. Women in History
-HIST/WMNS 329. Women in European History
-*HIST/ETHN/WMNS 356. Black and/or African American Women's History
-*HIST/ETHN/WMNS 358. Native American Women
-*HIST/WMNS 363. History of Women and Gender in the American West
-*HIST/WMNS 402. Sexuality in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century America
-HIST/WMNS 436 Saints, Witches, and Madwomen
-*HIST/ETHN/WMNS 459. Women/Gender in African Societies
-HIST/WMNS 441. Seminar in US Women and Gender History
- *Hist/WMNS 476A. Gender and Sexuality in Latin America
-**WMNS 201. Intro to LGBT/Sexuality Studies

Literature/Rhetoric and other Humanities Courses:

-*ENGL/WMNS 212. Intro to Lesbian and Gay Literature
-ENGL/WMNS 215. Intro to Women's Literature
-ENGL/WMNS 239B. Women Filmmakers
-*ENGL/ETHN/WMNS 244B. Black Women Authors
-*ENGL/WMNS 245N. Native American Women
-ENGL/WMNS 253A. Women and Poetry
-ENGL/WMNS 315A. Survey of Women's Literature
-ENGL/WMNS 315B. Women & Popular Culture
- ENGL 414. Women's Literature
-*ENGL/WMNS 414B. Modern and Contemporary Women Writers
-ENGL/WMNS 475A. The Rhetoric of Women Writers
-RELS/WMNS/JUDS 340. Women in the Biblical World
-PHIL/WMNS 218. Philosophy of Feminism
-**WMNS 201. Intro to LGBT/Sexuality Studies

Social Sciences Courses:

-ANTH/WMNS 410. Women & Men: An Anthropological Perspective
-COMM 380. Gender & Communication
-CRIM 339. Women, Crime, & Justice
-ECON/HIST/WMNS 375. Women and Work in the US Economy
-ECON/WMNS 445. Gender, Economics and Social Provisioning
-POLS/WMNS 338. Women and Politics
-PSYC/WMNS 421. Psychology of Gender
-SOCI 200. Women in Contemporary Society
-SOCI 490. Sociology of Women
-TXCD 410/WMNS 410A. Socio-psychological Aspects of Clothing
-**WMNS 201. Intro to LGBT/Sexuality Studies
WMNS/AGRI/NRES 385. Women, Gender & Science

Electives:

-ANTH/WMNS 408. Cross-Cultural Mentoring I
-ANTH/WMNS 409. Cross-Cultural Mentoring II
-ARCH/IDES 481. Women in Design
-TXCD 325. Woven & Nonwoven Textile Design
-TXCD 407. History of Costume
-WMNS 210. Activism and Feminist Communities
-WMNS 211. Applying Justice to LGBTQA Programs and Services
-WMNS 399. Independent Study
-WMNS 399H. Honors Thesis (up to 6 credits)
-WMNS 497. Internship in Women's and Gender Studies (up to 6 credits, Pass/No Pass)
-WMNS 498. Special Topics in Women's and Gender Studies

Core Courses:

-WMNS 400. Senior Seminar
-WMNS 485. Feminist Theories, Feminists' Perspectives

* Courses that fulfill diversity requirement

** This class may count for only one of the three areas

Nota bene: Requirements vary. Students must refer to the Undergraduate Bulletin from the year they entered UNL for Women's Studies Program requirements.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Courses for the WGS Minor

Some courses are not offered every year. Check the current schedule of classes for availability.

ANTH/WMNS 408 Cross-Cultural Mentoring 1
ANTH/WMNS 409 Cross-Cultural Mentoring 2
ANTH/WMNS 410 Women & Men: An Anthropological Perspective
ARCH 481 Women in Design
CLAS/WMNS 440 Gender and Sexuality in the Ancient World
COMM 380 Gender & Communication
CRIM 339 Women, Crime & Justice
ECON/WMNS 445 Gender, Economics and Social Provisioning
ENGL/WMNS 212 Intro to Lesbian and Gay Literature
ENGL/WMNS 215 Intro to Women's Literature
ENGL/WMNS 239B Women Filmmakers
ENGL/ETHN/ WMNS 244B Black Women Authors
ENGL/WMNS 245N Native American Women
ENGL/WMNS 253A Women and Poetry
ENGL/WMNS 315A Survey of Women's Literature
ENGL/WMNS 315B Women in Popular Culture
ENGL 414 Women's Literature
ENGL/WMNS 414B Modern and Contemporary Women Writers
ENGL/WMNS 475A The Rhetoric of Women Writers
HIST/WMNS 204 Women & Gender in United States History
HIST/WMNS 225 Women in History
HIST/ETHN/WMNS 242 Native American Women
HIST/WMNS 329 Women in European History
HIST/ETHN/WMNS 356 Black and/or African American Women's
HIST/ETHN/WMNS 358 Native American Women
HIST/WMNS 363 History of Women and Gender in the American West
HIST/ECON/WMNS 375 Women and Work in the US Economy
HIST/WMNS 402 Sexuality in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century America
HIST/WMNS 436 Saints, Witches, and Madwomen
HIST/WMNS 441 Women & Gender in the US
HIST/ETHN/WMNS 459 Women/Gender in African Societies
HIST/WMNS 476A Gender and Sexuality in Latin America
JUDS/RELS/WMNS 340 Women in the Biblical World
PHIL/WMNS 218 Philosophy of Feminism
POLS/WMNS 338 Women and Politics
PSYC/WMNS 421 Psychology of Gender
SOCI 200 Women in Contemporary Society
SOCI 490 Sociology of Women
TXCD 325 Woven & Nonwoven Textile Design
TXCD 407 History of Costume
TXCD 410/WMNS 410A Socio-psychological Aspects of Clothing
WMNS 101 Intro to Women's Studies
WMNS 201 Intro to LGBT/Sexuality Studies
WMNS 210 Activism & Feminist Communities
WMNS 211. Applying Justice to LGBTQA Programs and Services
WMNS/AGRI/NRES 385 Women, Gender, and Science
WMNS 399 Independent Study
WMNS 399H Honors Thesis (up to 6 credits)
WMNS 400 Senior Seminar
WMNS 485 Feminist Theories, Feminists' Perspectives
WMNS 497 Internship in Women's and Gender Studies (up to 6 credits, Pass/No Pass)
WMNS 498 Special Topics in Women's and Gender Studies