Majors and Minors

Degree or Program Details

Gender Studies Minor
This minor explores the meaning and significance of gender in human experience, including the roles, status and accomplishments of women and men within a number of academic fields. Courses bring new scholarship on gender studies and related feminist theory into the university curriculum and offer students an opportunity to integrate the perspective of several disciplines into their program.

A list of courses used in this minor must be developed in consultation with the Psychology Department. When approved, a copy of the list will be filed in the Registrar’s Office. Students may not take more than eight credits from any one department.

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Total Credits Required for Minor 24

UN 200 Introduction to Gender Studies * 4
Electives 20
Choose from the following: 
AN, EN, HS, NE, PY or SO 498 Directed Study** (1-4 cr.) 
Note: Students may substitute one of the following courses for one of the courses listed above. 

*Students are encouraged to take UN 200 as early as possible.

**If chosen, the directed study course should be taken as the final course in the program. Students may count only one directed study course toward the minor.