In addition to required courses and special topics courses run directly out of the Women’s and Gender Studies program, courses in a range of other departments at JCU are often approved for inclusion in a WGS major or minor.  Students should always talk to the Program Director or their academic advisor to make sure these interdisciplinary courses will fulfill major/minor requirements. 

Affiliated courses regularly offered in other departments 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 Lit. & Culture
  • IC 163 Women in Italian Society through Literature and Film
  • IC 370 Hispanic Women Writers
  • SP 399 Hispanic Women’s Film
  • HS 150 Women in United States History
  • HS 195 Sp Tp: Sexuality in America
  • HS 297 Sp Tp: Women in Contemporary World
  • HS 310 Women in Europe since 1500
  • PL 290 Major Women Philosophers
  • PL 330 Feminist Philosophies
  • PL 385 Philosophy of the Body
  • PL 388 Philosophy of Love and Sex
  • PO-299 Sp Tp: Feminist Political Theory
  • PO 316 Social Movements
  • PS 342 Psychology of Prejudice
  • PS 381 Eating Disorders
  • PS 476 Psychology of Gender-Based Violence
  • TRS 364 Christian Sexuality
  • TRL 437 Readings in Feminist Theology
  • SC 225 Sociology of the Family
  • SC 255 Prejudice and Discrimination
  • SC 315 Sexuality and Sexual Behavior
  • SC 320 Sex and Gender
  • SC 303/SPS-303 Women, Gender Relations & Sport

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 with prior approval. Talk to the Program Director for details.