Women's & Gender Studies Courses


WGST295. Selected Topics

Selected topics in Women's and Gender Studies. The topics will vary from semester to semester. May be repeated for credit when topics change. 1-3 credits.

WGST390. Directed or Independent Study

Must be approved by the head of the department. May be repeated as 391. 1-18 credits.

WGST391. Directed Independent Study

Must be approved by the head of the department. 1-18 credits.

WGST489. Directed Study

Symposium in Women's Studies sponsored by the Washington Center. 40 to 60 hours of lectures, panel discussions, workshops, site visits, and bi-weekly discussion groups over a 2 to 3 week period in Washington, D.C. Prerequisites: two courses in Women's and Gender Studies, 2.5 GPA, and approval of the Director of Women's and Gender Studies. The work done in the Symposium will be evaluated by a faculty member designated by the Program Directors, and cannot be double-counted at Longwood to meet the requirements of other disciplines. 2-3 credits.

WGST490. Directed or Indpendent Study

Must be approved by the program directors. 1-18 credits.

WGST492. Internship Women's Study

Directed practice in a public, private, or community agency or organization which has as one of its goals the improvement of the status of women. Students work with an on-site supervisor who guides their internship in collaboration with a faculty liaison appointed by the Director of Women's and Gender Studies. Prerequisites: two courses in Women's and Gender Studies and 2.5 GPA. 1-6 credits.

WGST495. Special Topics

Selected topics in Women's and Gender Studies. The topics may vary from semester to semester. May be repeated for credit when topics change. 1-6 credits.