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Undergraduate & Graduate Dates to Remember*

Fall Term 2009

August 26-30 Wolfpack Welcome
August 31 Classes begin
September 4
Add deadline
October 30 Last day to withdraw & last day
to apply for graduation
December 11 Last day of classes
December 12-18 Final Exams

Spring Term 2010

January 8 New Student Orientation
January 11 Classes begin
January 15 Add deadline
March 12 Last day to withdraw & last day to apply for graduation
April 28 Last day of classes
April 30 - May 6 Final Exams
May 8 Commencement - all colleges

*College of Law dates on Law Bulletin

For more information about the program, students should contact Dr. Sara Butler chair of Women's Studies at sbutler@loyno.edu or ext.2099.

 To minor in Women's Studies, students take seven Women's Studies courses:

1. Students have the option of choosing one of the following three courses to satisfy the introductory requirement: WSA 100 Women, Society, and Culture, SOCI A250 Sociology of Gender, or PHIL V141 Philosophical Perspectives on Women

2. Students are required to take the Women's Studies Senior Seminar (WS 496) or they may petition the chair of Women's Studies to take a Directed Readings course with one or more faculty members who contribute to the Women's Studies minor. 

3. Students are also required to take five additional electives from the list of approved WS courses (see below) across at least three disciplines.

The following courses are approved Women's Studies electives:

Classical Humanities U160: Pandora's Daughters: Women in Antiquity
Communications A453: American Women Journalists
Communications A455: Media and Gender
English V154: Women in American Literature
English V174: Women's Literature
English V175: Black Women Novelists
English A371: American Women Directors
English A410: Writing and Gender
English A461: Women's Postmodernist Literature
English A465: Women's Autobiography
History X190: Women in American History
History A260: Modern European Women's History
History A 352: Women in African History
History w 140: Women in Medieval Europe
History W 155: Medieval Sex and Gender
History A394: Women and Revolution in the Middle East
Literature C465: Southern Women Writers
Literature C385: Women in Literature
Music U 172: Medieval Music and Mysticism: Hildegard of Bingen and Her World
Philosophy V141: Philosophical Perspectives on Women
Philosophy U154: Postmodernism and Feminism
Psychology A327: Studies in the Psychology of Women
Psychology H434: Gender Differences in Cognition
Religious Studies U143: Women in the Christianity
Religious Studies U181: Women in World Religions
Religious Studies V187: Feminism and Theology
Religious Studies C266: Women's Religious Experiences
Religious Studies A417: Women in Religion and Culture
Sociology A240: Sociology of the Family
Sociology C367: Institution of the Family
Sociology A260: Women in Latin America
Sociology A250: Sociology of Gender
Sociology A255: Human Sexuality
Sociology A305: Social and Political Inequality
Sociology A 416: Gender, Law and Social Control
Spanish A455: Women Writers of Spanish America
Visual Arts U136: Images of Women in Art