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at Cave Hill, Barbados

Institute for Gender and Development Studies: Nita Barrow Unit

Undergraduate Programme: Academic Year 2011 - 2012

Undergraduate Programme | Courses

At the undergraduate level the Institute offers a number of courses which students can choose from every semester. 
Not All Courses Are Offered In Any Given Academic Year.

 

MINORS IN GENDER STUDIES


Minors in Gender Studies are available through the Faculty of Humanities and Education and the Faculty of Social Sciences. Below please find the course requirements.

 

FACULTY OF HUMANITIES AND EDUCATION
 
Students will complete six courses, three of which will comprise courses organized and taught by IGDS: NBU.  The three courses are selected from the following courses offered by IGDS: NBU. 
 
LEVEL I
 
GEND 1103                    Theoretical Concepts and Sources of Knowledge
 
LEVEL II/III
 
GEND 2201                    Women’s Studies: An Introduction to Feminist Theories
        OR
 
GEND 2202                    Women’s Studies: Women and Development
                                         in the Caribbean 
 
GEND 3701                    Men and Masculinities in the Caribbean: Theoretical Perspectives                  
                     OR
 
GEND 3702                    Men and Masculinity in the Caribbean: Contemporary Issues     
 
The other three courses may be selected from faculty based courses with a strong focus on gender/women/feminist, masculinity studies, but may include additional IGDS courses. These include:
 
GEND 1301          Feminist Theology:  An Introduction
 
GEND 2002          Gender in Caribbean Culture II
 
GEND 2110          Gender and Caribbean Economic Relations
 
GEND 2501          Women Leadership and Change in Developing Countries
 
GEND 2005          Crimes by and Against Women: Theories, Evidence and Popular Portrayals
 
GEND 2006          Gender and Religion
 
GEND 3703           Feminist Critiques of Development Theories: Implications for Policy and Planning
 
GEND 3705           Gender and Sexuality
 
SOCI 3027             Gender and Development*
 
HUMN 2702          Women Writers from Africa and the Caribbean
 
LITS 2502              Caribbean Women Writers
 
HIST 3003              Gender in Caribbean History
 
HIST 3312              Women in 20th Century Africa
 
HIST 3403               Women in Europe since 1750
 
LING 2501               Language, Gender and Society
 
SPAN 2702              Latin American Women Writers
 
PHIL 3500                Philosophy and Gender
 
PHIL 3510                Philosophy of Sex and Love**
 
*    Students wishing to do SOCI 3027 must   have done the prerequisites.
**      This course is offered in the Summer School
 
 
FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
 
Minor in Political Science and Sociology
 
Students will complete five courses, three of which will comprise courses organized and taught by IGDS: NBU.  The three courses are selected from the following courses offered by IGDS: NBU. 
 
LEVEL I
 
GEND 1103                    Theoretical Concepts and Sources of Knowledge
 
LEVEL II/III
 
GEND 2201                    Women’s Studies:  Introduction to Feminist Theories
        OR
 
GEND 2202                    Women’s Studies: Women and Development in the Caribbean
 
GEND 3701                    Men and Masculinities in the Caribbean: Theoretical   Perspectives
          OR
 
GEND 3702                   Men and Masculinity in the Caribbean: Contemporary Issues
 
The other two courses may be selected from Faculty based courses with a strong focus on gender/women/feminist, masculinity studies but may include additional IGDS courses.  These include:
 
GOVT2000             Women and Politics
 
LAW3260               Gender and the Law
 
SOCI3027              Gender and Development
 
PSYC2017             Gender and Psychology
 
GEND 1301           Feminist Theology:  And Introduction
 
GEND 2002          Gender in Caribbean Culture II
 
GEND 2005          Crimes by and Against Women: Theories, Evidence and
                              Popular Portrayals
 
GEND 2006          Gender and Religion
 
GEND 2110          Gender and Caribbean Economic Relations
 
GEND 2203          Feminist Theoretical Frameworks
 
GEND 2501          Women Leadership and Change in Developing Countries
 
GEND 3703           Feminist Critiques of Development Theories: Implications for Policy and Planning
 
GEND 3705           Gender and Sexuality

Institute for Gender and Development Studies: Nita Barrow Unit
Telephone: (246) 417-4490-93 Fax: (246) 424-3822 Email: gender@cavehill.uwi.edu