gender and women's studies

How to Choose Your Path

You’ll choose what you study to earn a Bachelor’s degree that’s meaningful to you. Some students decide their programs as they go, while others chart their course in advance.

Aim for both breadth and depth; explore fields that may be related or that may seem very distant. You'll be surprised at what you discover.

If you're new to college, look for programs where you can gain a foundation, build key skills, and broaden your knowledge (FR only, FR-SO, or FR-SR).

If you already have a foundation in this field, look for programs with intermediate or advanced material (SO-SR, JR-SR, or FR-SR). These programs may include community-based learning and in-depth research. Some of these programs have specific prerequisites; check the description for details.

Talk to an academic advisor to get help figuring out what coursework is best for you.

Planned offerings for 2019–20
Class Standing Quarters Offered Credits
Advanced Seminar in Political Economy JR-SR
  • Spring
16
Advanced Studies in Performance: Theater Production FR-SR
  • Winter
  • Spring
16
American Frontiers: Homelands and Borderlands FR-SR
  • Spring
16
Comparative Eurasian Foodways: Agriculture and Culture in the Early Mediterranean SO-SR
  • Winter
  • Spring
16
Comparative Eurasian Foodways: Immigrant Experiences FR-SR
  • Spring
16
Competency: The Road to an Excellent Helping Professional JR-SR
  • Fall
16
Diversity and Dissent in Education and the Media FR-SO
  • Fall
  • Winter
16
Eating in Translation FR-SR
  • Fall
16
Gender and Performance FR-SR
  • Fall
12, 16
Gender and Sexuality History: 1800-Today FR-SR
  • Spring
16
Gender History: Europe and America, 1650-1850 FR-SO
  • Winter
16
Gender History: Medieval and Early Modern Europe FR-SO
  • Fall
16
Independent Readings in the French Revolution FR-SR
  • Summer
4, 6, 8
Irrepressible Bodies: Hope, Health, and Resilience in a Turbulent World FR-SO
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Spring
16
Learning Sociology with Homer: Sociological Imagination through The Simpsons FR-SR
  • Summer
4
Literary Arts Foundations: Texts and Contexts SO-SR
  • Winter
  • Spring
12, 16
Media Artists Studio JR-SR
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Spring
16
Political Economy and Social Movements SO-SR
  • Fall
  • Winter
16
Practice of Organic Farming: Culture and Agriculture (Fall) FR-SR
  • Fall
16
Practice of Organic Farming: Entrepreneurial Culture and Agriculture FR-SR
  • Spring
16
Psychology and Social Justice: Making Change Happen JR-SR
  • Winter
  • Spring
8, 12
Reading and Writing LGBTQ Narratives of Resistance and Resilience FR-SR
  • Fall
8
South Asia: Climate Change and Society SO-SR
  • Fall
  • Winter
16
Student-Originated Studies: Food and Agriculture SO-SR
  • Winter
16
What Has Become of Us?: Political Economic Ethnography FR-SR
  • Summer
4, 8, 12, 16
Planned offerings for 2020–21
Class Standing Quarters Offered Credits
Alternatives to Capitalism: Socialism and Other SO-SR
  • Winter
16
Making Feminist Sense of Global Politics and Economics SO-SR
  • Spring
16
Mediaworks: Animation, Documentary, and Experimental Approaches to the Moving Image SO-SR
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Spring
16
Practice of Organic Farming: Culture and Agriculture (Fall) (Remote/In-Person*) FR-SR
  • Fall
16
Reproduction: Critical Witnessing at the Intersections of Race, Gender, and Power (Remote/In-Person*) FR-SO
  • Fall
  • Winter
12, 16
Terroir/Meroir: Toward Agroecological Agribusiness? (Remote/In-Person*) FR-SR
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Spring
16