Dec 10, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

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.


Declaring this Minor:

  • Declare this minor within the Department of Political Science  or through your major department
  • Students cannot declare a major and a minor in the same program

Program Requirements:

  • The catalog term for the minor will match that of your major degree program
  • At least 6 credits must be earned as resident credit at the 200+ level or above
  • You must earn a grade of C- or higher for all courses required in the minor

To earn the minor in Women’s Studies, you must fulfill the following requirements in addition to those noted above:

Core Requirements


Supporting Courses: Credits 6


  • Choose one course from cross-referenced courses offered in humanities or fine arts
  • Choose one course from cross-referenced courses offered in social sciences or sciences

Additional Courses: Credits 6


  • Choose additional credits in WOST prefixed or cross-referenced courses

Total Credits: 15


Student Responsibility


You are responsible for satisfying the graduation requirements specified for your selected program.  Thus, it is essential that you develop a thorough understanding of the required courses, academic policies and procedures governing your academic career.  All requests for exceptions to specific requirements must be made in writing and may be granted only by written approval from the appropriate chair or dean.

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