Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Minor


Department of Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies

Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Minor Requirements

The minor in women's studies requires a minimum of 20 units, including WGSS 103, WGSS 143, WGSS 153, and WGSS 175S.
The other 8 units must be selected from a list of approved courses. Courses from this list also may satisfy General Education requirements as appropriate.

Note: The Women's Studies Minor also requires a 2.0 GPA and 6 upper-division units in residence.


Women’s Studies Program faculty come from a variety of disciplines: American Indian Studies, anthropology, English, ethnic studies, history, philosophy, and, political science. Cooperating faculty teach Women’s Studies courses in their home departments: Africana Studies, American Indian Studies, Asian American Studies Anthropology, Art, Chicano and Latin American Studies, Criminology, Theater Arts, English, Public Health, History, Philosophy, Psychology, and Sociology. Faculty who teach Saturday classes are community practitioners and activists who work in social service organizations that aim to empower women and girls. 

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