Minor Requirements

Women's and Gender Studies aims to engage students in a critical understanding of the complex ways gender shapes the world around them, particularly in regards to race, sexuality, class, and other social factors through a vibrant interdisciplinary program.

Students must take the following courses:

  • WGST 1000 Gender and Social Movements (4 semester hours) OR
  • WGST 1100 Gender, Race, and Sexuality in Contemporary Society (4 semester hours)
  • WGST 3000 Feminist Theories (4 semester hours) OR
  • WGST 4001 Queer Theory (4 semester hours)

In addition, students must choose at least 2 courses (8 semester hours) from any Women's and Gender Studies upper division course. At times, a special studies course may be taken in lieu of one of the upper division electives. Please consult the Department for approval.

A minimum grade of C (2.0) must be earned in the Women's and Gender Studies courses. Please note that cross-listed courses may have Departmental prerequisites; consult Department for details.