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Women & Gender Studies Minor

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Coordinator: Dr. Melina Alexander
Location: Social Sciences Building, Rooms 301/303
Telephone Contact: Tami Snell 801-626-7632

Women & Gender Studies is a minor program, and Bachelor of Integrated Studies area of emphasis, which offers interdisciplinary, scholarly perspectives on the formation of gender and its critical intersections with other relations of power such as sexuality, race, ethnicity, class, nationality, religion, and age.

Faculty and students address questions within the context of a transnational world and from different disciplines, such as, but not limited to, history, literature, sociology, communication, psychology, criminal justice, social work, political sciences, and cultural studies.

  • Program Prerequisite: A student’s program of study for the Women & Gender Studies Minor must be approved by the Women & Gender Studies Coordinator.
  • Grade Requirements: A grade of “C” or better is required for all courses used toward the minor (a grade of “C-” is not acceptable.)
  • Credit Hour Requirements: A total of 21 credit hours is required for this minor, 15 credits from core courses and 6 from electives.
  • Program Code: 7048
  • CIPC: 050207


Women & Gender Studies Course Descriptions  

Course Requirements for Minor

Electives (6 credit hours)

A total of 6 credit hours of electives chosen in consultation with the Women and Gender Studies Coordinator. Electives may include up to 3 credit hours of Directed Readings.


Should other courses relating specifically to Women or Gender Studies, either of an experimental or of a permanent nature, be added to the curriculum, these courses will be accepted as electives for the Women and Gender Studies Minor Program.

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