Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies

Description and Requirements

This minor explores how gender and sexuality are socially, culturally, and historically constructed, negotiated, and contested; considers the feminist perspective in a variety of contexts; and approaches women, gender, and sexuality studies from an interdisciplinary perspective.

This minor lets you:

  • Consider traditional disciplines from a feminist perspective.
  • Develop an interdisciplinary understanding of women's experiences.
  • Study women's roles, images, and accomplishments.
  • Examine the ways in which gender is socially, culturally, and historically constructed.

Total Required Credits for Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Minor: 18

Required Courses

  • Introduction to Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies (WGSS 201)
  • 15 elective credits in courses designated as Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies, 9 of which must be 300 level or above. Courses must be selected from at least two different departments.