The women’s and gender studies (WGST) minor explores some of the most pressing issues facing women today, historically and globally. 

Why study women's and gender studies?

Think deeply about how social attitudes toward race, class, gender, ethnicity, age, ability, sexual orientation, or global location affect individual women’s lives.

Explore topics in many subject areas including:

  • history
  • criminal justice
  • sociology
  • psychology
  • social work 

How you can get started?

Start by taking the WGST 200 Women in the World: Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies class and you will be well on your way to discovering how a minor in women’s and gender can help you in you both professionally and personally.

To declare the minor in WGST meet with your academic advisor or the director of women’s and gender studies program and they will help you develop an plan of action to complete the minor.

This subject area fulfills the A of the REAL Curriculum