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This concentration focuses on influence of gender and sexuality on human behavior, culture, and society. Students explore aspects of gender as they relate to class, race, age, sexual orientation, and ethnicity in order to better understand issues relating to women and gender.

M.I.S. Requirements (13 credit hours)
Dept./Course # Title Credit Hours
IDIS-D 501 Humanities Seminar 3-4
IDIS-D 502 Social Sciences Seminar 3-4
IDIS-D 503 Natural Sciences Seminar 3-4
IDIS-D 510 Introduction to Graduate Liberal Studies 4

Concentration requirements

12 of the 15 elective hours in this concentration must have a gender focus and may be obtained in several ways.

Suggested courses include:
Dept./Course # Title Credit Hours
IDIS-D 511
FINA-A490
Topics in Art History: Feminism and Visual Culture 3
IDIS-D 512
LTSU-L 385
Class, Race, Gender and Work 3
IDIS-D 512
PSY-P 460
The Psychology of Women 3
IDIS-D 512
SOC-S 308
Global Society 3
IDIS-D 512
SOC-R 463
Inequality and Society 3
IDIS-D 512
PHIL-P 314
History of Modern Philosophy 3
IDIS-D 512
PHIL-P 394
Feminist Philosophy 3
IDIS-D 512
PSY-B 388
Human Sexuality 3
IDIS-D 512
PSY-P 460
The Psychology of Women 3
IDIS-D 512
SOC-R 320
Sexuality and Society 3
Thesis Requirement (6 credit hours)
Dept./Course # Title Credit Hours
IDIS-D 601 Graduate Project/Thesis 3
IDIS-D 602 Graduate Project/Thesis 3

The graduate project must have a gender theme.