Women's Studies Minor

  • Women's Studies at Carlow University


    The women’s studies program offers an introductory course, a course in feminist theory, and a course in global perspectives. If you would like to minor in women’s studies, you should first enroll in level one courses, in the order in which they appear below, before moving on to level two courses, which are cross-listed in various departments and programs. The women’s studies program requests that the two cross-listed courses not be from the same discipline/department and that you also complete one women’s studies elective. Under this structure, the total credits needed for the minor in women’s studies is 18.

    Level 1: Required Core Women’s Studies Courses:

    • WS 101: Introduction to Women’s Studies 3 credits
    • WS/EN 233I: Visions of Social Change: Global Women’s Writing (CC 100, CC 101, and CC 102 are prerequisites for the course) 3 credits
    • WS 320: Feminist Theories 3 credits

    Level 2: Required Cross-listed Women’s Studies Courses:

    Two cross-listed courses from different disciplines/fields total 6 credits

    Level 2: Required Women’s Studies Elective:

    One women’s studies elective; this course can be a cross-listed course 3 credits