Gender & Sexuality Studies Bachelor of Arts Degree

*Requirements for the Gender & Sexuality Studies major, minor, and graduate minor can be completed online*

 

**Please Note: We are in the process of changing our course prefixes from WS to GNDR**

 

Degree requirements for the major include 9 credit hours of required Gender & Sexuality Studies courses; 9 credit hours of Gender & Sexuality Studies electives; and 18 credit hours from a number of cross-listed courses offered both by Gender & Sexuality Studies and by other programs/departments. The total credit hour requirement for the major is 36 credit hours with 21 hours at the upper division level. All requirements must be completed with a grade of C- or higher.

 

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Required core courses (9 credits)

Note: WS 201G and WS 202G each each fulfill 3 credits in Area IV of the NMSU General Education Common Core

W S 201G Introduction to Women s Studies

3

  or  
W S 202G Representing Women Across Cultures

3

     
W S 455 Feminist Research Methods

3

  or  
W S 465 Sex, Gender and the Body

3

     
W S 471 Seminar in Feminist Theory

3

 

Electives from the following (9 credits)

W S 401 Women & Immigration

3

W S 402 Transnational Feminisms

3

W S 403 Gender & Horror

3

WS 404 Arab-Muslim Feminisms 3
WS 405 Alternative Genders and Sexualities 3
W S 450 Special Topics

3

WS 453 Women and Politics 3
W S 454 Women Crossing Borders

3

W S 455  Feminist Research Methods  3
W S 465  Sex, Gender and the Body  3
 

Electives from upper division W S and cross-listed courses (18 credit hours) to be selected from Women’s Studies curriculum and from the approved list of courses cross-listed with Women’s Studies. Refer to the Undergraduate Catalog for a complete course list.