Interdisciplinary Studies Department

Programs / Gender and Women's Studies: 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 - 6 Credit Hours

  • Course
    Title
    Credits
  • GWST 2000
    Introduction to Gender and Women's Studies
    3
  • GWST 4000
    Research in Gender and Women's Studies
    3

Elective - 9 Credit Hours

Select three additional GWST-prefixed courses.

  • Course
    Title
    Credits
  • GWST 1102
    Love and Sex
    3
  • GWST 2050
    Global Perspectives on Gender
    3
  • GWST 3001
    Feminist Theories
    3
  • GWST 3010
    Queer Theory & Sexuality
    3
  • GWST 3020
    Black Feminisms
    3
  • GWST 3030
    Gender in Popular Culture
    3
  • GWST 3060
    Gender in the Workplace
    3
  • GWST 3070
    Gender and Social Justice
    3
  • GWST 3080
    Masculinity Studies
    3
  • GWST 3090
    Transnational Feminisms
    3
  • GWST 3100
    Gender and the U.S. South
    3
  • GWST 3398
    Internship
    3
  • GWST 4040
    Major Topics & Figures
    3
  • GWST 4400
    Directed Study
    3
  • GWST 4499
    Senior Seminar in GWST
    3
  • Students may substitute other courses at the discretion of the coordinator.

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.