Gender Studies Minor Requirements

Students must complete each course in the minor with a minimum grade of C-. Students should note that programs differ in the minimum grade required.

Part I: Core Required Courses (15 credits)

  • GWS 1001 – Introduction to Gender, Women, and Sexualities Studies
  • GWS 2100 – Women of Color
  • GWS 2200 – Feminist and Queer Research Methods
  • GWS 3510 – Feminist Theories and Practices (aka Feminist Theories and Practices I)
  • GWS 4750 – Feminist Research and Activism (aka Feminist Theories and Practices II)


Part II: Additional Courses (9 credits) 

A minimum of 9 additional credit hours in Gender, Women, and Sexualities courses is required.

Credit Hours Summary

Required Courses 15 credit hours
Electives 9 credit hours
Minor Credit Requirements Total         24 credit hours