What Classes Do Women's Studies Minors Take?

Some women's studies courses fulfill the Social and Behavioral Sciences, Individual or Group Behavioral Sciences, and the Core Humanities requirement

The most popular course offered is WS 2300 "Intro to Women's Studies".

Students will gain an in-depth understanding of the way in which gender plays a critical role in the lives of women and men. In your classes you will examine the cultural and social construction of gender, explore the history, experiences and contributions of women to society, and learn the nuances of gender on the lives of both women and men.

Degree Plan


Undergraduate Courses for the Minor

(See TTU Catalog for detail descriptions)

Note: Courses in parenthesis are "cross-listed" with another department and cannot receive credit for both courses.

WS 1305^ Human Sexuality (HLTH 1305)
WS 2300+ Introduction to Women's Studies
WS 2301 Gender Roles: Lifespan Developmental Perspectives (HDFS 2300)
WS 2331^ Sociology of Marriage (SOC 2331)
WS 3306^ Women in Culture and Society (ANTH 3306)
WS 3307 Gender Issues in Sport (ESS 3352)
WS 3312^ Gender and Communication (COMS 3334)
WS 3321^ Human Sexuality Through the Family Life Cycle (HDFS 3321)
WS 3323^ Women in Modern America (HIST 3323)
WS 3325^ Gendered Lives (SOC 3325)
WS 3326 Women and Politics (POLS 3326)
WS 3331^ Sociology of the Family (SOC 3331)
WS 3332 Feminism and Philosophy (PHIL 3332)
WS 3337^ Inequality in America (SOC 3337)
WS 3340 Gender Sexuality in the Classical World (CLAS 3340)
WS 3341+ Women in European Civilization (HIST 3341)
WS 3342 Intro to Research in Human Geography (GEOG 3340)
WS 3382 Women Writers (ENGL 3382)
WS 4302 Psychology of Human Sexual Behavior (PSY 4300)
WS 4305 Directed Studies
WS 4310 Feminist Thought & Theories
WS 4325 Major Issues in U.S. Women's History (HIST 4325)
WS 4355 Women in Conflict in the 20th Century (HIST 4355)
WS 4399^ Women's Studies Seminar

^ Fulfills Core Social and Behavioral Sciences - Individual or Group Behavior Requirement
+ Fullfills Core Humanities Requirement

Historical Resources

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Links of interest

Women's Studies Council

The purpose of the Women’s Studies Council is to advise the Director of the program and enable all members of the University community to participate in and be informed about the Women’s Studies Program.