The University of Alaska Fairbanks

1997-98 UAF Catalog

Degrees and Programs


Course Description Index

Women's Studies

Interdisciplinary (907) 474-6509

Minor Only

The minor in Women's Studies is an interdisciplinary concentration that focuses on the significance of gender in human lives today, in the past, and in all cultures.

Undergraduate Degree Requirements

MINOR in Women's Studies

1. Complete WMS 201 -- Introduction to Women's Studies (3)
2. Complete at least one of the following courses in Social Sciences:
WMS/HIST 202 -- History of Women in America (3 credits)
*WMS/ANTH 303 -- Gender in a Cross Cultural Perspective (3 credits)
*WMS/ANTH 308 -- Language and Gender (3 credits)
*WMS/JUST 335 -- Women, Crime and Justice (3 credits)
WMS/COMM 351 -- Gender Communication (3 credits)
WMS/PSY 360 -- Psychology of Women (3 credits)
*WMS/RD 375 -- Women and Development (3 credits)
WMS/HIST 424 -- Topics in Women's History (3 credits)
WMS/ED 440 -- Gender and Education (3 credits)
3. Complete at least one of the following courses in Humanities:
*WMS/JPN 331 -- Women's Voices in Japanese Literature (3 credits)
WMS/ENGL 333 -- Women's Literature (3 credits)
*WMS/JB 380 -- Women, Minorities and the Media (3 credits)
WMS/MUS 410 -- Women in Music History (3 credits)
4. Complete Women's Studies elective in consultation with advisor (9 credits)
Minor Total (18 credits)
* At least one course dealing with gender in a cross-cultural or multicultural context must be completed. Indicates courses which may be used to fulfill this requirement. Courses from other departments with substantial content about gender in a cross- or multicultural context may also be approved by the Women's Studies program head.

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