University Catalog

Ethnic and Women's Studies

Chairperson:  Christopher Lehman
Address: 51B 227
Phone: 320.308.4928
Website: www.stcloudstate.edu/ews

BA in Women's Studies (36 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • Completion of WS 201, with a grade of 2.0 or better, completion of 15 credits, meeting with a WS advisor.

Notes

  • BA Women's Studies majors must elect a second major or a minor program of study.

Program Requirements

18 credits: WS 201, WS 315, WS 340, WS 415, WS 485, ETHS 405 or WS 405.

Electives

18 credits: At least 3 credits must be taken from each of the following groups. At least 9 credits of electives must be from upper division courses: a. Women's Culture and Contributions: WS 330; AVIT 107; ENGL 203, ENGL 305, ENGL 493; ETHS 312; ETHS 335; SOC 473. b. Women-Social Structures: WS 220, WS 493; ANTH 364; BIOL 107; GERO 415; HURL 201, HURL 411; PHIL 211; PSY 225; SOC 273, SOC 374, SOC 462. c. Women's Resistance: WS 345, WS 444, WS 445; WS 406 or HURL 406; HLTH 255; HURL 491, HURL 492. With approval of the women's studies advisor, electives may include new courses with a women's studies focus offered under departmental seminar numbers, or as experimental courses, or as workshops. Four credits of an internship in women's studies may be counted toward the major.

Students fulfill the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement by successfully completing WS 415.


BES in Women's Studies-BES (36 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • Completion of WS 201, with a grade of 2.0 or better, completion of 15 credits, meeting with a WS advisor.

Notes

  • B.E.S. Women's Studies majors must elect a second major or a minor program of study.

Program Requirements

18 credits: WS 201, WS 315, WS 340, WS 415, WS 485, ETHS 405 or WS 405.

Electives

18 credits: At least 3 credits must be taken from each of the following groups. At least 9 credits of electives must be from upper division courses: a. Women's Culture and Contributions: WS 330; AVIT 107; ENGL 203, ENGL 305, ENGL 493; ETHS 312; ETHS 335; SOC 473. b. Women-Social Structures: WS 220, WS 493; ANTH 364; BIOL 107; GERO 415; HURL 201, HURL 411; PHIL 211; PSY 225; SOC 273, SOC 374, SOC 462. c. Women's Resistance: WS 345, WS 444, WS 445; WS 406 or HURL 406; HLTH 255; HURL 491, HURL 492. With approval of the women's studies advisor, electives may include new courses with a women's studies focus offered under departmental seminar numbers, or as experimental courses, or as workshops. Four credits of an internship in women's studies may be counted toward the major.

Students fulfill the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement by successfully completing WS 415.


Minor in African American Studies (BA, BS, BES) (18 credits)


Admission Requirements

Program Requirements

6 credits: ETHS 220 and three credits from the following: ETHS 308, ETHS 408, ETHS 470, ETHS 570.

Electives

12 credits from the following: AFST 250, ANTH 312, ENGL 216, ENGL 307, ETHS 201, ETHS 405 or WS 405, HIST 350, HIST 357, HURL 201, HURL 408, HURL 491, HURL 492, MUSM 126, MUSM 229, POL 335, WS 340.

Minor in American Indian Studies (BA, BS, BES) (18 credits)


Admission Requirements

Program Requirements

9 credits: ETHS 210, ETHS 410; HIST 352.

Electives

 9 credits: Select from the following list of courses with approval by American Indian Studies minor advisor: ANTH 159; ENGL 215, ENGL 315; ETHS 199, ETHS 299, ETHS 301, ETHS 305, ETHS 310, ETHS 312, ETHS 399, ETHS 401; HURL 407. Other courses offered irregularly, such as Ojibwe Language, History and Culture and special topics courses, may count toward the minor with approval of American Indian Studies minor advisor.

Minor in Asian Pacific American Studies (BA, BS, BES) (18 credits)


Admission Requirements

Program Requirements

9 credits: ETHS 215, ETHS 425; one of the following: ETHS 313 or ANTH 313, ETHS 335, ETHS 345.

Electives

9 credits: ANTH 311; ETHS 335, ETHS 345; ETHS 313 or ANTH 313, ETHS 315 or ANTH 315, ETHS 472 or ANTH 472; HIST 467; ETHS 199, ETHS 299, ETHS 399, ETHS 401 (with approval of APA advisor).

Minor in Chicana/o Studies (BA, BS, BES) (18 credits)


Admission Requirements

Program Requirements

9 credits: ETHS 205, ETHS 407. Select one of the following courses: ETHS 307, ETHS 325, ETHS 350, ETHS 475; or LAST 350.

Electives

9 credits: ED 457; ENGL 317; ETHS 201, ETHS 305, ETHS 307, ETHS 325, ETHS 401, ETHS 405; ETHS 475; ETHS 350 or LAST 350; GEOG 373; HIST 354; LAST 250, LAST 370; POL 333. Other courses offered may count for the minor with the approval of Chicana/o Studies advisor.

Minor in Ethnic Studies (BA, BS, BES) (18 credits)


Admission Requirements

Notes

  • With approval of the Ethnic Studies chair, up to 6 credits may be taken in other courses with an ethnic studies focus offered as new courses, special topics or issues classes, seminars, experimental classes or workshops.
  • Up to 6 credits of an internship in Ethnic Studies may be counted toward the minor.

Program Requirements

6 credits: ETHS 201, ETHS 401.

Electives

12 credits: Electives from the following courses with approval by the ETHS advisor: ANTH 159, CMST 332; ENGL 215, ENGL 216, ENGL 307, ENGL 315, ENGL 316, ENGL 317; ETHS 205, ETHS 210, ETHS 215, ETHS 220, ETHS 305, ETHS 307, ETHS 308, ETHS 310, ETHS 312, ETHS 313, ETHS 315, ETHS 335, ETHS 345, ETHS 350, ETHS 405, ETHS 408, ETHS 410, ETHS 425, ETHS 470, ETHS 472, ETHS 475; HIST 350, HIST 352, HIST 354; HURL 201, HURL 206 or HURL 496, HURL 497; MUSM 229, POL 492; SOC 268, SOC 468; SSCI 476.

Minor in Women's Studies (BA, BS, BES) (18 credits)


Admission Requirements

Program Requirements

9 credits: WS 201, WS 415, ETHS 405 or WS 405.

Electives

9 credits: No more than six credits or two courses (whichever is greater) from any of the following groups. At least 5 credits of electives must be from upper division courses. a. Women's Culture & Contributions: WS 315, WS 330, WS 340, AVIT 107;ENGL 203, ENGL 305, ENGL 493; ETHS 312, ETHS 335; SOC 473. b. Women-Social Structures: WS 220, WS 493; ANTH 364; BIOL 107; GERO 415; HURL 201, HURL 411, PHIL 211; PSY 225; SOC 273, SOC 374, SOC 462. c. Women's Resistance: WS 345, WS 444, WS 445, WS 485, WS 406 or HURL 406; HLTH 255, HURL 491, HURL 492. With approval of the women's studies advisor, electives may include new courses with a women's studies focus offered under departmental seminar numbers, experimental courses, or workshops. Four credits of an internship in women's studies may be counted toward the minor.

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