Minor in Women's and Gender Studies

Students majoring in another subject who wish to minor in women’s studies must complete the following requirements. Other courses may apply to the minor with approval of the Department of Women’s Studies chair. 

WSGS A200Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies3
WSGS A400Feminist and Gender Theories3
WSGS A401Seminar in Women's and Gender Studies3
Pre-Approved Electives 2
Complete 9 credits of the following:9
Selected Topics in Women's Literature
Psychology of Sex and Gender
Marriages and Families
Sociology of Gender
Women and Gender in Politics
Seminar in Women's and Gender Studies 1

WSGS A401 may be taken a second time with a change of subtitle as an elective.


Students must select electives from at least two different disciplines (as defined by prefix). At least one elective must be upper-division (300-level or higher). Relevant courses not listed as approved electives may apply with the approval of women’s studies chair.

A total of 18 credits is required for the minor, of which 9 must be upper-division.