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Minor in Gender Studies

The interdisciplinary minor in gender studies teaches students to analyze gender and sexuality as aspects of human biology, identity, and culture. This minor is designed to prepare students for careers in a diverse workplace and/or for graduate studies in gender-related areas.

A gender studies minor serves as an excellent complement to majors in Communications, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, English, History, Criminal Justice, Business, etc.

Gender Studies Coursework:

This 18 credit-hour minor includes sophomore and advanced course options from across the disciplines and has one required course:

GST 2301: (3 sch) “Introduction to Gender Studies.” Introductory survey of concepts and theories central to the study of gender and sexuality.

Other course options, from which students select five additional courses, include:

Gender Studies Activities and Extra-Curricular Research Opportunities:

Annually, the Gender Studies Program organizes a celebration for Women’s Equality Day (August 26), and during Women’s History Month (March), the program sponsors a gender-studies film festival. It also sponsors a student field trip to Texas Tech University’s annual gender studies conference, held during the spring semester.

Gender Studies Committee Chair:

Gender Studies Committee:

Professor/Department Chair, Advisor, Graduate Program in English
Assistant Clinical Professor/Director of BSW Program
Professor/Department Chair
Director of Multicultural & Student Activities Programs
Assistant Professor
Associate Professor
Associate Professor, M.S. Program Director, Experimental Psychology
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Associate Professor, Faculty Senate President
Professor, Chair, Gender Studies Committee

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