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2012-2013 Graduate Bulletin 
2012-2013 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Women’s and Gender Studies Minor

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Plan of Study. The courses approved for the minor must be listed on the student's official Plan of Study.


  1. a minimum nine (9) hours for the master’s-level minor, or a minimum of 12 hours for the doctoral minor
  2. WS 601 - Theories and Methods in Women’s Studies  OR, by the director of Women’s and Gender Studies, approval of previous coursework in Women’s and Gender Studies as equivalent to WS 601 
  3. the remaining hours fulfilled in electives from approved courses numbered 500 or above, and distributed across at least two disciplines in addition to the discipline of Women’s and Gender Studies. These courses are:
    1. regularly-taught courses approved for the minor:
    2. WS 692 - Special Problems in Women’s Studies 
    3. special topics courses in various disciplines which are being offered for one semester only, as approved by the director.
  4. a minimum 3.0 GPA in all courses counting toward the minor

Since new courses may become available for Women’s and Gender Studies credit in any given semester, the candidate should be advised by the director of Women’s and Gender Studies as well as by the candidate’s major professor.

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