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  • Home / Academics / Find a Program / Women's Studies Minor / Women's Studies Minor Course Requirements | Ursuline - Liberal Arts College in OH

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    Women's Studies Minor Course Requirements

    Core Course Requirements for the Women's Studies Minor

    • AR 250 - Women In Arts* AE/DC

      This course explores the work of women artists, patrons, and scholars who have made an impact on the development and understanding of the canon of Western art. Beginning in ancient Greece, the course touches upon women in the arts through the twentieth century. Fulfills Core Curriculum requirement of Art, Art Therapy, or Music. *AE/DC

    • EN 219 - U S Women's Literature* AM/DC

      A study of selected short fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and drama by eighteenth-, nineteenth-, and twentieth-century women writers of the U.S. Fulfills Ursuline Core Curriculum requirement of EN Literature and American Culture (AM). *AM/DCPrerequisite: EN 123/124 OR EN 125.

    • HI 216 - Hist African Am Wm

      An exploration of African American women as they adapted, survived, and achieved from colonial times until the present in America

    • HI 240 - Ordinary Women in World Histo*WO/DC

      Women's participation in major world historical events and their impact on women's lives from 1500 CE to the present. Emphasis on primary source readings and oral history. Fulfills Ursuline Core Curriculum World Culture requirement (WO). *DC

    • HI 320 - Women of the Renainssance* WE/DC

      A study of women

    • MU 233 - Women And Music *AE/DC

      A survey of the contributions women have made to the development of musical culture. Emphasis is placed on but not limited to composers and/or performers in the Western concert tradition. Other musical careers and contributions are also addressed. Study of selected musical compositions is an essential part of the course. Fulfills the Ursuline Core Curriculum requirement for a course in Art, Art Therapy or Music. *AE/DC

    • PH 370 - Phil Of Women *PH/DC

      A consideration of philosophical principles that have affected philosophers

    • PH 371 - Women Philosophers *PH/DC

      A study of selected women philosophers from ancient to contemporary times and consideration of their contribution to the history of philosophy. Fulfills Core Curriculum Philosophy requirement. *PH/DC

    • RS 366B - Women's Spirituality *RS/DC

      This course examines women

    • RS 366D - Theology of Family *RS/DC

      This course considers the reality of marriage from a Christian theological perspective. It views marriage and family life as involving the commitments of the whole person, including spiritual, psycho-social, sexual, and cultural dimensions. Fulfills Ursuline Core Curriculum RS requirement. *RS/DC

    • UC 401 - Capstone Seminar

      This common course of the Ursuline Core is a writing intensive, interdisciplinary course with a focus on Values and Social Responsibility. Seminars will take various approaches to these themes depending on the topic and content developed by course instructors. The course challenges students to take a four-part approach to Values (analysis, consciousness, critique and application) as a way to identify and manage change and to explore potential responses

    • WS 201 - Intr Gender St *WO/DC

      As the introductory course for the Women

    To minor in Women’s Studies, you'll take the following classes:

    • WS 201 - Intro to Gender Studies (also fulfills a requirement in the Ursuline Core Curriculum)
    • WS 401 - Culminating Seminar (also fulfills a requirement in the Ursuline Core Curriculum)
    • Four additional courses of your choice, all taken from different departments, which might include:
      • Art 250 - History of Women in the Arts
      • EN 219 - United States Women’s Literature
      • EN 248/348 - Latin American Literature
      • HI 216 - History of African American Women
      • HI 240 - Ordinary Women 1500 to the Present
      • HI 320 - Women of the Renaissance
      • MU 233 - Women and Music
      • NR 331 - Societal Impact on American Women’s Health
      • PH 370 - Philosophy of Women
      • PH 371 - Women Philosophers
      • RS 366B - Women’s Spirituality
      • RS 366D - Theology of the Family

    In addition, undergraduate students are also required to complete the Ursuline Core Curriculum.