Academic Catalog

Women’s & Gender Studies Minor

Introductory Course 1
WGST U101Introduction to Women's & Gender Studies3
Theory Course 4
WGST U301Feminist Theory & Methods3
Additional Courses
Select 12 credits of the following: 2, 412
Women and Gender in Art
Sexual Misconduct
Women and Crime
Rhetoric of Reproduction
Women and Political Rhetoric
Gay and Lesbian Literature
Women Writers
Unruly Women in 20th Century U.S.
Women in the United States Since 1865
Women and Gender in Modern China
Topics in Women's History
Women in Media
Psychology of Women
Religion and Gender
Fat Studies
Gender and Society
Communication and Gender
Girls' Studies
U.S. Women's Movement
LGBTQ Studies
Feminist Disability Studies
Gender, Disability, and Eugenics: US and Germany, 1900-1945
Mad Feminism
Topics in Women's and Gender Studies 3
Independent Study
Total Hours18

Course may also be used to satisfy general education requirements. If used for general education, students will have satisfied the requirement for the minor and will be excused from the credit hour requirements for the preparatory course.


No more than two courses from any individual discipline (except WGST), and no more than one course from within the student's major program


This course may be repeated for credit when topics vary.


A minimum grade of C is required in all courses.

With the written approval of the director of Women’s and Gender Studies, students may apply relevant special topics courses, one-time only courses, internships and independent studies to the minor.