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Majors (Beginning in Fall 2016)

Major Requirements: 10 Courses

Section I: Six Core Courses

  • WGS 200 Women, Culture and Society
  • WGS 325 Feminist Theories
  • WGS 326 Feminist Methodologies
  • WGS 398 Field Study in Women’s Studies
  • WGS 495 Senior Seminar

Choose one of the following to fulfill the WGS Global Requirement:

  • WGS 260/AAS 280 Africana Women in Global Perspective
  • WGS 360/LIT 334 Lit by Latinas & Latin American Women*
  • WGS 375 Transnational Feminisms
  • WGS 376/LIT 316 Global Women Writers*
  • WGS 381/ANT 311 Women and Migration

Section II: WGS Elective Options

Four additional WGS courses.

*Five courses of the ten in the major must be at a level of 300 or above.

See WGS Course listings.

School of Education/WGS Major Requirements:

Section I: Five Core Courses

  • WGS 200 Women, Culture and Society
  • WGS 325 Feminist Theories
  • WGS 350 Gender Equity in the Classroom
  • WGS 495 Senior Seminar

Choose one of the following to fulfill the WGS Global Requirement:

  • WGS 260/AAS 280 Africana Women in Global Perspective
  • WGS 360/LIT 334 Lit by Latinas & Latin American Women*
  • WGS 376/LIT 316 Global Women Writers*
  • WGS 381/ANT 311 Women and Migration

Section II: Five Additional WGS Elective Courses

It is suggested that Education majors take:

  • WGS 225 Gender and Children’s Literature
  • WGS 302 Women in the US to 1900; or WGS 303 Women in 20th Century US; or WGS 361 African American Women’s History
  • Additional WGS/Social Studies Courses
  • Additional WGS/English Courses

*Five courses of the ten in the major must be at a level of 300 or above.

See WGS Course Listings

To See a List of Courses that the New Jersey Department of Education Accepts as Content Courses for Middle School and Subject area endorsements!


 

WGS Four Year Course Sequence

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