Minor in Gender and Sexuality Studies
The minor in Gender and Sexuality Studies seeks to provide students with an understanding of gender’s centrality to culture using interdisciplinary approaches.
Gender and Sexuality Studies examines gender across cultures and historical periods while inquiring into the ways these concepts are represented in various forms, including popular culture, the media, literature, and the arts.
A minor in Gender and Sexuality Studies can serve as a useful basis for students in the following disciplines.
- Business and Public Administration
- Criminal Justice
- Interdisciplinary Studies
- Social Sciences
- Social Work
- Meet with the minor advisor to determine course selection and complete a study plan; and
- Complete all of the courses with a grade of "C" or better.
Required Course (3 Hours)
- GNSX 2100 Introduction to Gender Studies (3)
Selectives (15 Hours)
Students must select with the assistance of the minor advisor five courses from the following:
- ART 4518 Women Artists (3)
- COMS 4750 Critical Gender and Sexualities (3)
- COMS 4350 Gender and Communication (3)
- CJUS 4500 Race, Gender and the Justice System (3)
- ENGL 4387 Exploding the Barriers in Race, Class, and Gender (3)
- HIST 4410 Black Women in American History (3)
- HIST 4500 Women in American History (3)
- MCOM 4560 Women in the Media (3)
- SOSC 4575 Women and Social Action (3)
In addition to the above, relevant offerings of the following Special Topics Courses may be used for the selectives with the minor advisor’s approval: COMS4090, CJUS5500, ENGL4080, MCOM4070, POLS5000, and SOC4000.
Total Credit Hours - 18