Academic Catalog

Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies Minor

Minor requirements consist of eighteen credits distributed as follows:

Foundations Courses
Chose two of the following course options6
Introduction to Queer Studies
Humanities Perspectives on Gender, Sexuality, and Women
History of Women, Gender and Sexuality in the Modern World
Social Science Perspectives on Gender, Sexuality, and Women
Interdisciplinary Gateway Course
GSW 3200Introduction to Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies (Capstone Theory Course)3
Capstone Theory Course
GSW 5200Feminist, Gender, and Queer Theory 3
At least two Electives Courses
Select at least two elective courses in GSW or from the GSW electives list below:6
Black Women in America
Cross Cultural Study of Gender
Topics on Women in Antiquity
Rhetoric and the Body
Gender and Communication
Gender and Crime
Diversity Issues in Criminal Justice
Women Writers: Writing about Texts
Topics in Women's Studies
Seminar in Gender and Sexuality Studies
The Family in History
Women, Gender, and Sexuality in US History
History of Feminism
LGBTQ Health
Feminist Philosophy
Philosophy of Sex and Gender
Gender and Politics
Psychology of Gender
Human Sexuality
Gendered Worlds
Exploring Marriage and Other Intimate Relationships
LGBTQ Health
Seminar in the Sociology of Gender
The Family
Marriage and Family Problems
Violence in the Family
Diversity, Oppression and Social Justice
In some cases, courses not listed here may be counted toward the GSW electives requirement based on their content and assignments. Please contact the GSW advisor if you would like to request that a course not listed above be counted toward this requirement.
Total Credits18
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