Students majoring in any discipline may pursue a minor in gender studies, which offers a variety of courses drawn from across the college.

Students have the opportunity to study gender in a variety of historical periods and geographical areas using different academic, political, and feminist perspectives.

Students interested in this minor must submit a completed Application for a Program of Minor Study and should plan their program of study in consultation with the gender studies faculty in their major field or with the coordinator of the gender studies program.

Academic Requirements for the Minor in Gender Studies

Five courses, as follows:

  • GND 1200/Introduction to Gender and Sexuality
  • Four elective courses in gender studies, at least two of which must be upper-level (3000- or 4000-level)*
    *Learning assistantships, internships, independent studies, and tutorials cannot be used to satisfy this requirement.