WGS Minor

Student who complete a Minor in Women’s and Gender Studies, must take 15 hours of course work- 3 required courses and two elective.

Required Courses

WGS 200 Introduction to Women's Studies
WGS 300 Introduction to Feminist Theories
WGS 492 Theoretical Issues in Women's Studies


WGS 224 Contemporary Issues in Ecofeminism
WGS 220 Men and Masculinities
WGS 310 Internship in Women's and Gender Studies
WGS 370 Advanced Studies of Gender in Science
WGS 493 Topics in Women's and Gender Studies
WGS/ANT 444 Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Women
WGS/COM 362 Communication and Gender
WGS/ENG 305 Women and Literature
WGS/ENG 327 Language and Gender
WGS/HI 423 Women in European Enlightenment
WGS/HI 447 American Women to 1900
WGS/HI 448 American Women in the 20th Century
WGS/MUS 360 Women and Music
WGS/PS 418 Gender, Law, and Policy
WGS/PSY 406 Psychology of Gender
WGS/SOC 204 Sociology of the Family
WGS/SOC 304 Women and Men in Society
WGS/SOC 407 Sociology of Sexualities
WGS/STS 210 Women and Gender in Science and Technology

Minor Forms

Form #1: Declare a Minor form
Registration and Records (R&R): the Declare a Minor form must be completed, signed, and delivered to R&R in Harris Hall in order to be enrolled officially in the Minor and displayed in the student's degree audit.  A Minor needs to be declared before the student applies for graduation.  This form can be signed by either the Program Director/Coordinator for the Minor or the Interdisciplinary Studies' Student Services Specialist, in the 1911 Building, Suite 106.

Form #2: Application for Minor Certification form 
Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS): the Application for Minor Certification for form for Women’s & Gender Studies is to be completed, approved and signed, and then delivered to the IDS Main Office (1911-106) usually no later than the term when all Minor requirements are met.  List on this form all courses taken for the Minor, with the grades received, as well as all courses in progress and planned courses for the Minor.  This form must be signed by the Women's & Gender Studies Program Coordinator.

A Minor must be completed no later than the term in which the student expects to graduate.  The College of Humanities & Social Sciences (Caldwell 106) provides graduation clearance for these Minors which is required to receive official recognition and be placed on the student's permanent transcript.