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Minor in Women's Studies

Requirements for a Minor in Women's Studies

For students admitted Fall 2011 or earlier


A minor in Women's Studies consists of 28 credits. Students will be required to take:

  1. 12 credits from the core courses (not including WS404, WS409, or WS411).
  2. 16 credits which may be fulfilled by either core courses (including WS404, WS409, WS411) or women's studies electives (courses cross-listed with other departments or approved by the women's studies coordinator).


Women's Studies Core Curriculum


Experiential Learning

This part of the curriculum provides students with the opportunity to connect knowledge from the classroom to experience in community service activities. Students earn credits by working with community or campus organizations which serve women and/or focus on social justice issues.

Click here for more information about Practicum, including current forms and opportunities.


Download a Women's Studies Minor academic worksheet

(Requirements for students admitted Fall 2011 or earlier)


For more information or for academic advising contact the Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at (503)725-3516 or visit our Advising page for more information.