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Minor in Gender Studies

15 Credits

A Minor in Gender Studies can be read in the Faculty of Humanities and Education.

The Minor consists of five courses (3 credits each) and comprises the following:

IGDS / Other Faculty Course GEND CODE
for the Minor

Recommended Pre-Requisite

IGDS GEND 1103   Introduction to Women’s Studies: Theoretical Concepts and Sources of Knowledge

Two Core Courses

IGDS GEND 2203   Feminist Theoretical Frameworks
FSS Behavioral Sciences GEND 3031 SOCI 3031 Sex, Gender and Society: Sociological Perspectives

Three Gender-Related Courses
In addition to these two core courses, students must choose three other approved gender related courses from among the following, or from any other approved gender-based courses. Please note that all courses may not be offered each year.

Semester 1 electives

IGDS GEND 2109 GEND 2109 Social Media and Gender
IGDS GEND 3501 GEND 3501 Philosophy of Gender ***
FHE - Lit Cultural Communication GEND 2107 LITS 2107 African Diaspora Women’s Narrative **
FHE - Lit Cultural Communication GEND 2504 LITS 2502 Caribbean Women Writers **
FHE - Lit Cultural Communication GEND 3704 LITS 3702 African-American Women Writers **
Modern Languages and Linguistics
GEND 2608 FREN 2608 French Caribbean Women Writers **
Modern Languages and Linguistics
GEND 2503 LING 2501 Language, Gender, and Sex **
Modern Languages and Linguistics
HUMN 2704 HUMN 2704 Without Borders: Caribbean Women Writers
Modern Languages and Linguistics
GEND 2604 SPAN 2604 Women in Hispanic Literature
FHE Dept of History GEND 3003 HIST 3003 Women and Gender in the History of the
English-Speaking Caribbean
FSS Behavioral Sci GEND 3039 SOCI 3039 Gender and Development with Reference
to Caribbean Society
FFA Dept Agri Eco GEND 3004 AGEX 3003 Gender Issues in Agriculture

Semester 2 electives

IGDS GEND 1106 GEND 1106 Introduction to Global Feminist Activism and Women's Organising
IGDS GEND 2013 GEND 2013 Men and Masculinities in the Caribbean
IGDS GEND 3001 GEND 3001 Gender, Violence and Trauma in Discourse
FHE Film Prog GEND 2104 FILM 2101 Cinema and Gender
FHE Dept of History HIST 3037 HIST 3037 Womanism, Gender and Femininity in Africa before the 20th Century
FSS Behavioral Sci GEND 2025 SOCI 2025 Women and Work in the Global Economy
FSS Behavioral Sci GEND 3038 SOCI 3038 Gender, Ethnicity and Class: Issues of
Identity, Nation and Citizenship
FST Dept Life Sci GEND 3260 GEND 3260 Gender and Science

Semester 3 electives

IGDS GEND 3706 GEND 3706 The Personal is Political: Personal Narratives of Women Leaders
FHE Dept of History HIST 3719 HIST 3719 Historicising Desire: Human Sexuality from the Kamasutra to the Victorians
FHE Dept of History HIST 3720 HIST 3720 Contextualising Desire: Human Sexuality from the Victorians to “Viagra”

** Courses not offered2016-2017

*** Indicates courses taught at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

Individual courses are open to any student, in any faculty, across Campus.

Updated August 2016