Minor Requirements

Minimum of 18 hours:

  • WGS 221
  • WGS 321 (a research-intensive course in the field of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies)
  • The remaining elective courses (12 hours) must consist of WGS courses and courses approved for WGS credit (please consult the approved list on file with the director).

Students may count no more than 6 hours from their major(s) toward the minor.

Students intending to minor in women’s and gender studies should consult the director of women’s and gender studies, preferably during their first or early in their second year. Students pursuing the minor are encouraged to take WGS 221 in the first or sophomore year, two or three courses in the sophomore and junior years, and complete the remaining hours, including the capstone research seminar, WGS 321, in the senior year.