Requirements for Minor

(for students declaring a WGS Minor on or after August 24,2016 - includes HFTA requirment)

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies offers a minor concentration that is designed to complement majors in other departments. For a minor in WGS, students must take a total of 20 credit hours with a minimum of 6 courses:

  • WGS 200 (Introduction to WS)
  • WGS 205 (Introduction to Studies in Sexualities) -- only offered in the Spring 
  • WGS 300 (Feminist Theory) -- only offered in the Spring
  • 3 electives (a WGS course or a course cross-listed with WGS)

Courses taken to fulfill the minor in WGS must be taken for a letter grade and not pass/fail. Use the WGS minor checklist (with HFTA requirement) or WGS minor checklist (without HFTA requirement) to check your status toward completing your WGS Minor.

Oxford Continuees: WS_OX 100: Introduction to Women's Studies will count towards your core requirements as WGS 200: Introduction to WGSS. WS_OX 200: Gender, Race, Class and Sexuality will count as an elective. All other courses must be approved by the WGS Director of Undergraduate Studies for credit.