In some semesters, courses including, but not limited to, ARTH 414 , ARTH 431 , ENGL 314 , ENGL 470 , NUTR 400, HLTH 450 , MGNT 471 , MKTG 471 , MUSC 491, NURS 450 , SOCY 495 and SOWK 480 , may focus on the study of women or gender issues. When this is the case, they will be eligible for inclusion in the minor. Special topics 490 courses and independent studies 498 courses focusing on women can, with approval, be used to fulfill electives. Not more than six of the 12 elective hours may be 290, 490 and/or 498 courses. In addition, any course with a significant focus on women and gender may be approved by the Director for a student’s program of study in the Minor.