Our women’s and gender studies minors gain a rich understanding of gender as a social construct – then use that understanding to break new ground in their personal and professional lives.

Women’s & Gender Studies Minor Requirements

(24 credits)
  • WMGS 110 / HUMA 110 Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies* 
  • WMGS 351 / HIST 351 Women, Gender and Imperialism
  • WMGS 360 / SOCI 360 Feminist Theory
  • Three elective courses from:
    • WMGS 206 / ENGL 206 Sexuality and Literature: Lesbian, Gay and Transgender Texts
    • WMGS 268 / RELS 268 Sexuality, Intimacy and God
    • WMGS 310 / ENGL 310 Race and Sex in Contemporary U.S. Texts
    • WMGS 311 / ENGL 311 / AMER 311 Women and Literature
    • WMGS 318 / RELS 318 Feminist Theology
    • WMGS 324 / THRS 324 Women in the Bible
    • WMGS 327 / HIST 327 Women and Gender in United States History
    • WMGS 335 / HIST 335 Women and Work
    • WMGS 346 / SOCI 346 Intersections of Privilege
    • WGMS 361 / SOCI 361 Gender, Sexuality and Society
    • WMGS 375 / ART 375 Visualizing Race, Gender and Identity in Contemporary Art
    • WMGS 289 / WMGS 389 / WMGS 489 designated Special Topics courses.
    • WMGS 490 Independent Study
    • WMGS 494 Internship
Students may petition the advisory committee for course substitutions.

*lt is recommended but not required that students take the Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies course before the other required courses.