Minor in Gender Studies

For a Minor in Gender Studies, students must take at least 12 hours of Gender Studies courses. Nine hours must include 3 core courses:

GS 2102, Introduction to Gender Studies

GS 3033, Sexuality and Gender Theory or other 3000-5000 level course in feminist or gender theory.

Capstone experience:   Students must complete a final research project or practicum. The Capstone requirement may be satisfied by GS 4352 Independent Study in Women’s and Gender Studies, GS 4353 Internship in Women’s and Gender Studies, or by a 4000-level Gender Studies course or other 4000-level seminar where student completes a final research and writing project that focuses on gender studies.

The remaining three hours may be cross-listed courses with the student’s major department or Gender Studies electives from various disciplines.

Undergraduate Certificate in Gender Studies

Students must take at least 18 hours in Gender Studies courses. Nine hours must include 3 core courses:

GS 2102 Introduction to Gender Studies

GS 3033 Sexuality and Gender Theory or other 3000-5000 level course in feminist or gender theory

Capstone Experience:  Students must complete a final research project or practicum. The Capstone requirement may be satisfied by GS 4352, Independent Study in Women’s and Gender Studies, GS 4353 Internship in Women’s and Gender Studies, or by a 4000-level Gender Studies course or other 4000-level seminar where student completes a final research and writing project that focuses on gender studies. 

The remaining nine hours may be cross-listed courses with student’s major department or Gender Studies electives from various disciplines.

Gender Studies Certificate in Women’s Leadership

For the Gender Studies Certificate in Women’s Leadership, students must take at least 18 hours of Gender Studies courses.  Six hours must include 2 core components:
GS 2102 Introduction to Gender Studies

Capstone Experience:  The capstone requirement may be satisfied by GS 4352, Independent Study in Gender Studies, or GS 4353, Internship in Gender Studies (which includes the Sue Shear Institute for Women in Public Life, the Women’s University Mentoring Program, the Women’s Executive Leadership Institute, or a comparable program approved by the GS director).

The remaining 12 hours may be selected from the following choices; take no more than two courses per curricular designation.

COMM 3337, Male-Female Communication
COMM 2232, Communication in Organizations: Tools for Leadership
GS 2150, Special Topics in Gender Studies: Women’s Leadership
MGMT 3600, Management and Organizational Behavior (Same as SOC 3600)
MGMT 3611, Advanced Management and Organization Behavior
MGMT 3623, Industrial and Organizational Psychology. (Same as PSYCH 3318)
MGMT 3625, Leadership in Organizations
MKTG 3785, Women in International Entrepreneurship, (Prerequisites: MKTG 3700 basic Marketing) and MKTG 3780, (International Marketing)
PHIL 2253/GS 2253, Philosophy and Feminism
POL SCI 2380, The Politics of Gender in the United States
POL SCI 3590, Women and Leadership World-Wide, Breaking the Glass ceiling
PSYCH 2230, Psychology of Women
PSYCH 3316, Fundamentals of Leadership
PSYCH 3318
, Industrial and Organizational Psychology (Same as MGMT 3623)
SOC 3600, Management and Organizational Behavior (Same as MGMT 3600)