Minor in Women’s and Gender Studies or Queer Studies

Take half the credit hours and complement your degree with a minor in Women’s and Gender Studies or Queer Studies. A minor will:

  • develop your ability to work with people from different national, racial, sexual, class and gender backgrounds
  • enhance your aptitude in theory and methodology
  • make you a competitive and insightful candidate in the job market
  • offer you the tools and knowledge to make a lasting difference in the world

Women's and Gender Studies minor requirements 

This minor requires 18 credit hours in WGS courses. 

Queer Studies minor requirements

This minor requires 18 credit hours. For more information regarding this minor click here

For the most up-to-date program requirements, visit the academic catalog.

Tips

Hour requirements 

A Women's and Gender Studies minor requires 18 hours. At least 30 hours of the total 120 hours of coursework must be upper-division courses (i.e. those with course numbers higher than 300).

Declare soon 

Be sure to declare your Women's and Gender Studies minor before completing 12 hours of the requirements.

General electives 

Use the general elective requirements to pursue specific interests and goals. An adviser can help select appropriate courses. Prerequisites or transfer credits may be credited as electives if they aren't used to meet major, minor or liberal studies requirements.