A student can choose to pursue a Race, Ethnicity and Gender track within the Liberal Studies major at any time in her/his college career, although students are advised to declare their major early in order to ensure a timely completion of their degree program.
WMST 2010: WOMEN IN SOCIETY: INTRODUCTION TO WOMEN’S STUDIES
MAJOR REQUIREMENTS : 27 hours
The student’s program of study should include at least one course that addresses issues in each of the following areas: African Studies, African-American Studies, Latin American Studies and Women’s Studies. [Note: Students may take courses not listed below with the approval of the advisor]
HIST/BLST 4645: AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL AND INTELLECTUAL HISTORY
HIST/BLST 4810: THE MODERN CARIBBEAN HIST 3715.
HIST 3715 COLONIAL LATIN AMERICA.
HIST 3720. MODERN LATIN AMERICA.
HIST 4690. HISTORY OF UNITED STATES AND LATIN AMERICAN RELATIONS.
HIST 4700. CONQUEST AND SOCIAL CHANGE IN COLONIAL LATIN AMERICA.
Additional Requirements: 6 Hours: TWO other courses must be selected from any of the above areas.
Capstone course: 3 HOURS
The capstone course can be fulfilled by independent study, but it must be on a project that shows the convergence between race, ethnic and gender relation.
Options for capstone:
AFST 4010, the African Country Project can be used for this purpose, provided it is not already used under the Social Studies category, and the student shows the convergence, in the country studied, of race, ethnic and gender relations.
WMST 4xxx: An appropriate 4000 level Women’s Studies Course
IDST 4999: An appropriate Interdisciplinary Studies Capstone
Appropriate Study Abroad taken in consultation with the advisor..