Women's and Gender Studies Program

Women's and Gender Studies Minor

20 Semester Hours, Including:

  • WMGS 201(4 semester hours)
  • 16 additional semester hours selected from:
    • WMGS courses (see majors page)
    • List of WMGS courses (see list under major. These must be selected from at least two disciplines, and from two different divisions or schools
    • Only 4 hours may be at the 100 level
    • At least 8 hours must be at the 300- or 400-level
    • WMGS 301: Feminist and Gender Theories (4 semester hours) strongly recommended
    • Courses from any discipline in which at least 60% of the assignments center on women, feminism, gender, and/or sexuality. This allows the integration of Women's and Gender Studies perspectives into courses that are not explicitly or entirely structured around those perspectives. Consent of the instructor is required. Students should consult the WMGS chair about this option before the course begins and provide syllabi and assignments to the WMGS Executive Committee for approval upon completion of the course.
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