The Women and Gender Studies program is an interdisciplinary minor and certificate program designed to provide students with a women-focused curriculum that fully 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:
(TOTAL: 12 CREDIT HOURS)
Required Courses (3 credit hours): WG101
Elective Courses (9 credit hours): EN323, EN460/G (when topic is women or gender-focused), EN 461/G, SO240, SO355, PY/WG455/G, PY491 (when topic is women-or gender-focused), CF351, CF430, CF450, SW200, SW486, and courses selected from those in other programs cross-listed with Women and Gender Studies, or special workshops offered by the Program.
Required Courses (6 credit hours): WG101, WG490-Capstone Course. (If the student's major field of study requires a research course and the research conducted is women-and/or gender-focused, that course may be proposed for approval by the Program Coordinator and advisor as meeting the capstone course requirement.)
Electives Courses (12 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: EN/WG323, EN460/G (when the topic is women-or gender-focused), EN416/G, SO230, SO240, SO355, PY/WG455/G, PY491 (when the topic is women or gender-focused), CF430, CF450, SW345, SW486, HI450.
Elizabeth Kelley Bowman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature
Coordinator of the Women and Gender Studies Program