Gender Studies Minor

Why minor in gender studies?

  • You'll gain insight into the human ability to learn, modify behavior and develop identity in reaction to various societies' expectations of gender.
  • Developing a more sophisticated understanding of gender will prepare you for success in education, activism, counseling, business and many other fields.
  • Comparative study in history, politics, and economics will strengthen your critical thinking skills, providing a strong foundation for graduate school.

Gender Studies

Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Science in Education
(Non-Certifiable)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Bachelor of Social Work

Administration of the program

Courses must be approved by the faculty of the Gender Studies Committee for inclusion in the minor. The administrator of the program must approve the course of study for each student who wishes to complete a Gender Studies minor.

The minor in Gender Studies requires a total of at least 18 hours with a minimum grade point average of 2.50 in all courses counted toward the minor.

  1. GST 170(3) or PSY 355(3) or PSY 356(3) or SOC 337(3)

  2. Complete 15 hours from the following areas with at least three hours from each area and no more than six hours from each discipline (course prefix):

    1. Arts and Letters: ART 378(3); COM 307(3); ENG 282(3), ENG 580(3)

    2. Humanities and Public Affairs: CRM 410(3); ECO 315(3) or GST 315(3); GST 400(3); HST 323(3), HST 324(3); PHI 319(3); PLS 319(3), PLS 517(3); REL 370(3); SOC 326(3), SOC 337(3)

    3. Health and Human Services: FCS 300(3); GER 320(3); NUR 327(3); KIN 402(3), KIN 405(3); PSY 307(3), PSY 355(3), PSY 356(3); SWK 320(3)

  3. Attain a minimum GPA of 2.50 in all courses counted toward the minor.


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