Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Women's and Gender Studies Program

Women's and Gender Studies, Minor


Academic Information

This minor examines issues of gender, class, race, nation, and sexuality, offering students the vocabulary and knowledge to make sense of the world. The program blends theory with practice. Students learn how the meanings of gender change across eras and nations--and how to work toward social justice.

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Women's and Gender Studies Program

Women's and Gender Studies, Minor


Careers

What Can I Do with a Minor in Women's and Gender Studies?

If you're curious about the ways gender, race, class, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, and age shape the world, a minor in Women's and Gender Studies might be an excellent addition to your major.

You'll study the historical and contemporary perspectives on women's contributions to culture, society, politics, professions, social movements, and the arts. In classrooms and conferences, writings and discussion online and face-to-face-you will rediscover women's histories; explore contemporary realities; and empower yourself to think critically, question, and take action.

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Women's and Gender Studies Program

Women's and Gender Studies, Minor


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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Women's and Gender Studies Program

Women's and Gender Studies, Minor


Overview

In addition to University Requirements:

Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.

No more than 50% of the units used to satisfy minor requirements may be used to satisfy major requirements.

Minimum Units for Completion 18
Major GPA C
Fieldwork Experience/Internship Optional

Purpose Statement

This minor examines issues of gender, class, race, nation, and sexuality, offering students the vocabulary and knowledge to make sense of the world. The program blends theory with practice. Students learn how the meanings of gender change across eras and nations--and how to work toward social justice.
 
If you're curious about the ways gender, race, class, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, and age shape the world, a minor in Women's and Gender Studies might be an excellent addition to your major.
 
You'll study the historical and contemporary perspectives on women's contributions to culture, society, politics, professions, social movements, and the arts. In classrooms and conferences, writings and discussion online and face-to-face-you will rediscover women's histories; explore contemporary realities; and empower yourself to think critically, question, and take action.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Women and Gender Studies Minor, students will be able to:

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College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Women's and Gender Studies Program

Women's and Gender Studies, Minor


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Minor Requirements
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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Women's and Gender Studies Program

Women's and Gender Studies, Minor


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