The Minor in Gender Studies is a multi-disciplinary program offered to candidates for the degrees of Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science (Cooperative), Bachelor of Business Administration, and the physical education and recreation degrees offered by the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation.
The objective of the program is to examine critically how gender shapes our identities, our social interactions and our world. Students are exposed to interdisciplinary perspectives and encouraged to develop a framework for thinking about power relations connected to gender, race, class, sexuality, ability, age and nationality. Attention is also paid to existing and emerging feminist debates and issues.
Students who minor in Gender Studies shall complete a minimum of 24 credit hours in courses that includes the following: