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There are many students to whom various topics in Women’s Studies are central, yet they may be pursuing different vocational paths. Knowledge of these particular Women’s Studies topics will be helpful in a variety of professions. A minor will enable students to gain an academically certified familiarity with issues of either gender and health; gender, race, and nation; or LGBTQ and Sexuality Studies.

The Women’s Studies Department offers three academic minors:

You may also want to review LSA policies on academic minors. If you are not an LSA student, please be sure to check with your College or School regarding policies.

PLEASE NOTE. Students may not use more than one course to meet both the requirements of a minor and a major. 

Declaring: There are no prerequisites to declaring a minor.  You may declare at any time.  To declare, make a Women's Studies advising appointment.  There are also walk in advising hours on Mondays, 3:00-5:00pm in 1122 Lane Hall, with the exception of Mondays, Jan. 18, Feb. 8 and Feb. 29.

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Please see here for list of courses that meet major and minor requirements for: