Women and Gender Studies Minor

The Women and Gender Studies Minor is an interdisciplinary minor that introduces students to the importance of women’s perspectives on culture and society. Students will examine and focus on the construction of gender as it intersects with race, ability, nationality, ethnicity, age, and sexual orientation.

The following requirements below are intended for students beginning fall 2024.
To declare your minor, please speak to your academic advisor for assistance.

Minor Coordinator:
Melissa Tombro


Required Course:
EN 279Women's Writing: 1900 - Present3
Choose Four (4) Courses
EN 202Women Write New York City3
EN 234Gay and Lesbian Literature3
EN 302Gender and Nationalism in World Fiction (Honors)3
EN 304Writing as Activism (Honors)3
EN 335Working Women in the United States: 1865 to Present3
EN 368Intentional Objects: Writing About Things3
FI 212Drag and Cross-Dressing in Cinema3
FI 223Women Make Movies: A History of Women’s Filmmaking3
FI 323Sexuality in Cinema3
HA 202Feminist Art Histories, Theories, and Practices3
HA 215History of Menswear in Europe and North America *3
HA 236Queering Art History in Visual Culture of Europe and the United States3
HA 308Goddesses, Women, Power and Patronage in the Ancient World (Honors)3
HA 382Beauty: The Human Ideal in Visual Culture (Honors)3
HE 201Human Sexuality3
HI 200Queer Work: A Research Seminar in LGBTQ Business and Labor History3
MC 203Gender as Performance: Representation of Masculinities in Latin American/Latinx Theatre3
MC 212All In The Family: Representation of Italian Families in the 20th and 21st Centuries3
MC 313Writing Women of the Italian Renaissance3
MC 351From Modern to Contemporary Latin American Women Writers3
SS 272Sex Roles, Marriage, and Family in Transition3
SS 303LGBTQ+ in Society: A Global Perspective 3
SS 340The Psychology of Gender, Perception and Self-Expression3
SS 341Women and Global Politics3

* Major restriction (needs to be lifted by HA Chairperson)

Semesterly course offerings are subject to change.