Minoring in WGSS | Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Minoring in WGSS

The Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies minor requires 18 credit hours:

Required Courses (9 hours)

  • WGS 250: Intro to Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • WGS 270: Intro to LGBTQI studies or WGSS 333: Postcolonial/Transnational Feminisms or WGS 334: Latin American and Latinx Feminist and Queer Thought
  • WGS 350: Intro to Feminist Theory

Electives (9 hours)

Includes any 9 hours of approved WGSS courses. These may involve internship and independent study credits.

Possible electives:
(these courses will count toward the degree when they carry the WGSS marker. Please verify with banner each semester)

BLS 348, BLS 386, CED 474, ELC 381, ENG 331, ENG 332, ENG 376, HDF 112, HDF 407, HIS 328,  PCS 205, PCS 305, PCS 309, PHI 301, PSC 336, PSY 346, WGS 280, WGS 329, WGS 400, WGS 419, WGS 450. Special topics courses or sections with central focus on women and gender may be approved for elective credit by the adviser.

*Only two Independent Studies equivalent to six credit hours may be taken toward the WGSS minor.