In addition to required courses and special topics courses run directly out of the Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies program, courses in a range of other departments across JCU are also approved for inclusion in a GSW major or minor.  Students should always check the website or, if unsure, talk to the Program Director. 

Affiliated courses regularly offered across the university include:

  • CO 322 Women in Mass Media
  • CL 290 Women in Ancient Greece and Rome
  • EN 284 Writing Women: Introduction to Women’s Literature
  • EN 445 British Women Writers
  • EN 491 Feminist Literary Criticism
  • FR 320 Women in French Literature and Culture
  • HS 150 Women in U.S. History
  • HS 195 Special Topics: Sexuality in America
  • HS 205 Women in Ancient Greece and Rome
  • HS 197/259 Women in the Contemporary World
  • HS 310 Women in Europe since 1500
  • IC 163 Women in Italian Society through Literature and Film
  • IC 205 Food in Film and Culture: The Global Gendered Table
  • IC 299 SpTp: Gazing Women: From Florence to Paris
  • IC 370 Hispanic Women Writers
  • PL 290 Major Women Philosophers
  • PL 330 Feminist Philosophies
  • PL 385 Philosophy of the Body
  • PL 388 Philosophy of Love and Sex
  • PO 299 Special Topics: Feminist Political Theory
  • PO 316 Social Movements
  • PPH 274 Peer Health Advocate Training
  • PS 342 Psychology of Prejudice
  • PS 381 Eating Disorders
  • PS 476 Special Topic: Psychology of Gender-Based Violence
  • SC 115 Masculinities
  • SC 225 Sociology of the Family
  • SC 255 Prejudice and Discrimination
  • SC 275 Family Violence
  • SC 315 Sexuality and Sexual Behavior
  • SC 320 Sex and Gender
  • SC 303/SPS 303 Women, Gender Relations, and Sports
  • SP 399 Hispanic Women’s Film
  • TRS 364 Christian Sexuality

Be sure to be on the look out for Special Topics courses! Many special topics courses related to sex, gender, or sexuality can be counted toward the major/minor. Talk to the Program Director for details.