The Women and Gender Studies Program is an interdisciplinary minor and certificate program designed to provide students with a women-focused curriculum that full incorporates the concept of gender and is responsive to the issues, experiences, research, and discourse of women in Guam, throughout Micronesia, and across cultures.
The program has five main objectives:
Upon the completion of the WG minor students will demonstrate the ability to:
Required courses (9 Credit Hours): WG101, WG201 and WG490
Elective Courses (9 Credit Hours): 6 credits must be upper division and outside of the student’s major field of study, selected from those in other programs cross-listed with Women and Gender Studies: WG/EN323, EN460/G (when the topic is women- or gender-focused), WG/EN461/G, SO/WG230, SO342, SO455, PY/WG455/G, PY491 (when the topic is women or gender-focused), CF430, CF450, SW480, SW345, HI450 (when topic is women and gender-focused).
Required Courses (3 Credit Hours): WG101
Elective Courses (9 Credit Hours): WG/EN323, EN460/G (when the topic is women or gender-focused, WG/EN461/G, SO/WG230, SO342, SO455, PY/GW455/G,
PY491 (when the topic is women-or gender- focused) CF430, CF450, SW345, SW480, and courses selected from those in other programs cross-listed with Women and Gender Studies, or special workshops offered by the Program.
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