Women's Studies (Minor)

Arts and Sciences
World Languages, Literatures and Humanities

The Online Bulletin is for information purposes only. Current students must complete the requirements as outlined in the York Bulletin as applicable.
Course Descriptions
Course descriptions can be found in the online PDF version of the Bulletin

The Women's Studies minor is designed to familiarize students with the often neglected materials concerning the traditional status and role of women in culture and society and to stimulate a critical examination of the concept of gender in a variety of disciplines.


Requirements for the Women's Studies Minor


Required Courses

HUM302Women's Studies I 
HUM303Women's Studies II 

Choose 3 courses from the following list:

ANTH205Anthropology of Sex 
BLST103Black Women in the Atlantic World 
ENG395Women Writers 
ENG396Global Women Writers* 
FA325Women Artists 
FREN226French and Francophone Women's Writing 
HE241Sex and Sexuality 
HE316Family Health 
HIST205History of Women in the United States 
HIST206Women and the Family in World History 
HUM209Gender and Language 
HUM304Gender Dynamic in the Twenty Century 
PHIL203Philosophy of Women 
PSY236The Psychology of Women 
SOC247Family and Kinship 
SOC338Sociology of Gender and Sexuality 
SPAN300Women Writers from Latin America 
SPAN320Women Writers from Spain 
WLIT226Contemporary Women Writers in World Literature 
WLIT396Global Women Writers* 

*ENG 396 is cross-listed with WLIT 396. Either course is accepted.

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