Aug 19, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin

Women's Studies Minor

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Program:  B.A.
Women’s Studies Program
Department of Political Science  
College of Arts and Sciences

Liberal Arts Building 209 ~ 260-481-6688~


Women’s studies is based on the premise that the study of women’s experiences, concerns, social roles, and creativity is essential to our knowledge of humankind and society. Feminist scholarship and theory provide the knowledge and analytical tools necessary for a gender-balanced perspective on our world, both past and present. The Women’s Studies Program affords you the opportunity to pursue feminist scholarship on women and gender through a variety of interdisciplinary courses.

If you are pursuing a major other than women’s studies, you may earn a minor in women’s studies by completing the following 15 credits with a grade of C- or better in each course.  At least 6 credits must be earned as resident credit at the 200 level or above.

You may contact the Department of Political Science or your primary advisor/major advisor to declare this minor.


Program Requirements

  • Credits from cross-referenced courses in humanities or fine arts Credits: 3

  • Credits from cross-referenced courses offered in social sciences or sciences Credits: 3

  • Additional credits in WOST prefixed or cross-referenced courses Credits: 6

Total Credits: 15

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