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Requirements

There are other courses that may count towards the Social Science Core & Elective, Humanities Core & Elective and Theory options.

You are encouraged to call Undergraduate Services in 109 Strong, 864-3500, and request to meet with the WGSS Undergraduate Advising Specialist as early as possible.

Survey - Choose one of the following: (3) 3
Health and Human Sexuality  
Human Sexuality
Human Sexuality in Everyday Life
Core Social Science - Choose one of the following: (3) Any course focusing primarily on gender and/or sexuality from a social science (Poli Sci, Psy, Soc, etc.) perspective - May come from a discipline other than WGSS. 3
Religion, Power, and Sexuality in Arab Societies  
Anthropology of Sex  
Love, Sex, and Globalization  
Politics of Reproductive Policy  
Intimate Relationships  
Evolutionary Psychology  
Women and Violence  
Conceptual Issues in Human Sexuality  
Core Humanities - Choose one of the following: (3) Any course focusing primarily on gender and/or sexuality from a humanities (Phil, Hist., Rel., etc.) perspective - May come from a discipline other than WGSS. 3
Sexuality and Gender in African History  
Sexual Politics in Chinese Literature and Culture: Premodern Times  
Sexual Politics in Chinese Literature and Culture: Premodern Times
Love, Sexuality and Gender in Japanese Literature  
Women and Literature: _____  
History of Sexuality  
Philosophy of Sex and Love  
Religious Perspectives on Selfhood and Sexuality  
Perspectives in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies  
The Politics of Physical Appearance  
Popular Culture in Africa: Spiritual Thrills, Romance and Sexualities  
Studies in: _____ (Topic must be chosen from: Gay & Lesbian Cultures; Sexuality & Sexual Constructions, His;ory, Theory, & Representation of Lesbianism; Gender & Sexuality in Cyberspace; Sex & Gender: Fairbanks to Marilyn; Gender, Sexuality, and the Law.)  
Two Additional Core Courses - chosen from the Social Science and Humanities Core courses (6) 6
Capstone Seminar (3)  
WGSS 601 Seminar in Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies 3
Methods (3)  
WGSS 301 Research Methods in Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies 3
Secondary Courses - choose two from the list below (or survey or core courses) (6) 6
Contemporary Health Issues in Africa  
Introduction to Marriage and Family Relations  
Psychology of Adolescence  
American Identities  
American Identities, Honors
American Identities, Honors
Case Study in American Studies: _____  
Studies in: _____ (African American Women: Colonial to Present)  
The Anthropology of Gender: Female, Male, and Beyond  
The Anthropology of Gender: Female, Male, and Beyond  
Relational Communication  
Communication and Gender  
Loving Relationships  
The Rhetoric of Women's Rights  
History of Women and the Body  
Men and Masculinities  
The Body, Self and Society  
Philosophy of Law  
Contemporary Feminist Political Theory  
Politics of Identity  
Stereotyping and Prejudice Across Cultures  
Psychology of Women  
The Psychology of Families  
Sociology of Families  
Women and Health Care  
Families and Social Inequalities  
The Politics of Physical Appearance  
Studies in: _____ (Public Health & the Human Body)  
Electives - one elective course, or additonal survey, core, or secondary course (3) 3
Special Topics Courses / Studies in ___ / Seminar in ___ Independent Study/Directed Study (e.g., WGSS 498) Internship Courses (e.g., PSYC 483: Undergraduate Internship) Honors Thesis/Senior Essay/Honors Essay Service Learning Courses (e.g., WGSS 650: Service Learning)
 

Human Sexuality Major Hours & Major GPA

While completing all required courses (above), majors must also meet each of the following hour and grade-point average minimum standards:

Major Hours
Satisfied by 30 hours of major courses.

Major Hours in Residence
Satisfied by a minimum of 15 hours of KU resident credit in the major. 

Major Junior/Senior (300+) Hours
Satisfied by a minimum of 18 hours from junior/senior courses (300+) in the major.

Major Junior/Senior (300+) Graduation GPA
Satisfied by a minimum of a 2.0 KU GPA in junior/senior courses (300+) in the major. GPA calculations include all junior/senior courses in the field of study including F’s and repeated courses. See the Semester/Cumulative GPA Calculator.


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