Jul 16, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalogue 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalogue

Women’s and Gender Studies Minor

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The College of Arts and Sciences offers an interdisciplinary minor in Women’s and Gender Studies. The minor provides diverse intellectual frameworks for investigating issues related to women, gender, and sexuality, including the history and function of gender roles, the construction of gendered identity in diverse cultural contexts, the experience of masculinity and femininity across the lifespan, patterns and consequences of discrimination, and the development of organized women’s social movements. Students augment core requirements with coursework in anthropology, classics, criminology, English, health, history, philosophy and religion, political science, psychology, social work, and sociology. Students should contact the director of Women’s Studies and Resource Center for additional information.

Requirements for a Minor in Women’s and Gender Studies:


9 hours from

Total: 18 hours

Additional Information:

Departmental prerequisites may apply, see course instructor for detail. NSG 330  and NSG 486  have NSG pre-requisites and are restricted to nursing majors. Other appropriate courses may satisfy the elective requirements if approved by the director.

Students must have a “C” (2.00) average in courses counted toward the minor. No more than 9 hours in a single discipline may be counted toward the minor.

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