Minor in Women's Studies
The Women’s Studies minor involves twenty-one credit hours, including a six credit hour core emphasizing collaborative learning and critical thinking in global, activist, and feminist contexts. The minor complements a wide variety of majors, including Business, English, Communication, Education, Family and Consumer Sciences, History, Justice Studies, Psychology, and Sociology, and is an excellent preparation for careers in the non-profit sector or in private sector fields such as human resources, marketing, management, education, and law.
Twenty-one credit hours, including a six credit hour core (WOMEN 200 and 399), and 15 hours in Women’s Studies electives. Electives are cross-listed with course offerings from other departments, such as History, Communication, Psychology, English, and Family and Consumer Sciences. A sample of past courses includes:
- ART 689 Contemporary Issues in Art
- COMM 795 Issues in Communication: Gender Communication
- ENGL 555/755 Topics in Literature: Booker Prize Winners
- FCS455 History of Costume
- HIST608 Women in American History
- JUST480 Women, Crime, and Justice
- SOC569 Society and Sexuality
- SOC663 Women, Men and Society
Please consult the online course schedule for a list of current electives.
Fifteen credit hours, including a six credit hour core (WOMEN 200 and 399), and nine additional credit hours of any other undergraduate course approved for Women’s Studies credit.