Women's and Gender Studies Minor

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Fast Facts: Women's and Gender Studies Minor

  • Encourages students to think and move beyond traditional gender-role barriers that still exist today
  • Cultivates critical thinking about women, sexuality and gender in relation to current issues through use of an interdisciplinary approach
  • Broadens student perceptions of women's history, writings, art and literature by giving careful attention to multicultural viewpoints
  • Recognizes the importance of feminist theory in understanding modern women's and LGBT movements in America and around the world

Program requirements

Minor: 20 credits


Students with a minor in Women's and Gender Studies have gone on to enjoy careers in healthcare, publishing, the ministry and midwifery. Others have gone on to pursue graduate study.

Sample curriculum

Here are some classes you could take as part of this minor. Please note that you would not necessarily need all of these courses to fulfill a minor. This list doesn't include general education courses. Be sure to create your course plan in consultation with your advisor.

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