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Approved Courses

The following academic requirements are from the 2016/17 Vassar College Catalogue.

In addition to the WMST program courses, the following courses are approved for credit in WMST. Students are responsible for checking with the home department or program for information about when courses will be offered and to be certain to meet the course prerequisites and/or secure appropriate permissions. If you have a question about a course not listed below, please contact the Women's Studies Program Director.

Approved Courses

  • ANTH 255 - Language, Gender, and Media
  • ART 251 - Modern America: Visual Culture from the Civil War to WWII
  • ASIA 369 - Masculinities: Global Perspectives
  • SOCI 369 - Masculinities: Global Perspectives
  • DRAM 337 - Seminar in Para-theater
  • EDUC 278 - Education for Peace, Justice and Human Rights
  • EDUC 353 - Pedagogies of Difference: Critical Approaches to Education
  • ENGL 101 - The Art of Reading and Writing
  • ENGL 170 - Approaches to Literary Studies
  • ENGL 177 - Special Topics
  • ENGL 262 - Postcolonial Literatures
  • ENGL 265 - Selected Author Topic: Jane Austen (Ms. Zlotnick)
  • ENGL 330 - American Modernism
  • ENGL 340 - Studies in Medieval Literature Topic: Prostitutes, Virgins, Brewers, Nuns: Medieval Women Writers and Readers (Ms. Kim)
  • ENGL 351 - Studies in Nineteenth-Century British Literature Topic: The Bronte Sisters (Ms. Zlotnick)
  • FILM 216 - Genre: Romantic Comedy
  • FILM 337 - Indian National Cinema
  • FREN 355 - Cross-Currents in French Culture Women in the Margins
  • GEOG 242 - Brazil in Crisis: Continuity and Change in Portuguese America (Same as LALS 242)
  • HISP 228 - Modern Spain Virgins, Vamps and Terrorists: Women, Gender and Modern Spain
  • HIST 231 - France and its "Others"
  • HIST 254 - Victorian Britain
  • HIST 369 - Social Citizenship in an Urban Age
  • JWST 350 - Confronting Modernity
  • LALS 383 - Nation, Race and Gender in Latin America and the Caribbean - Senior Seminar
  • POLI 247 - The Politics of Difference
  • SOCI 250 - Sex, Gender, and Society
  • SOCI 259 - Social Stratification
  • SOCI 317 - Women, Crime, and Punishment
  • SOCI 369 - Masculinities: Global Perspectives
  • URBS 254 - Victorian Britain
  • URBS 369 - Social Citizenship in an Urban Age