Interdisciplinary Studies Department

Programs / Minor in Gender and Women's Studies

The Minor in Gender and Women's Studies

The Gender & Women’s Studies (GWST) minor is designed to increase students’ awareness of the impact of changing gender roles. The program encourages students to understand and value diversity by exploring differences among people, promoting dialogue on issues of diversity, and providing service learning experiences in the community.

Program Requirements

Required Courses - 9 Credit Hours

  • Course
  • GWST 2000
    Introduction to Gender and Women's Studies
  • GWST 4000
    Research in Gender and Women's Studies

Elective - 9 Credit Hours

Select three additional GWST-prefixed courses.

Program Total (15 Credit Hours)

Important Information about Minors

When you declare a formal minor, it is not automatically displayed on your transcript. In order for your Minor to appear on your transcript, you must fill out a special "Minor Form" with the registrar when you petition to graduate.

  • Nine (9) hours of a minor must be non-duplicative with course requirements in the major.
  • A minimum of six (6) hours in the minor must be taken in residence at Kennesaw State University.