Women’s Studies Minor
For the minor in women’s studies, students must take 18 credits. Each student must take WMST 10000 Introduction to Women’s Studies. Students are also strongly advised to take WMST 41000 Selected Topics: Women’s Studies in the spring semester of the junior or senior year. The other 12 credits must be selected from the approved list of courses. At least 6 of the credits for the minor must be level 3 or above, and no more than three courses may be taken from any one of the four categories in the list of approved courses.
Note: No more than two courses in the student’s major may be counted toward the minor. Additional courses in which women’s lives, women’s history, or women’s issues are the primary subject may be counted toward the minor if approved by the coordinator of women’s studies. For an updated list of those courses, see the coordinator or visit the women’s studies website.
Requirements for the Minor in Women’s Studies
Five courses selected from the following list, with no more than three courses in any one of the four areas (social sciences, humanities/fine arts, professional schools, upper-level women’s studies). At least two courses must be level 3 or above.
Social science courses
Note: POLT 40100, POLT 40200, POLT 40300, and POLT 40400 must focus on feminist issues or theory.
Humanities/fine arts courses
Total, minor in women's studies