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2016 Undergraduate Catalog 1.1 (WINTER - SPRING) 
    
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Gender Studies (Minor)


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The minor in gender studies is designed to enable students to develop a critical awareness of socially formed gender patterns.

From birth, females and males internalize assumptions about gender roles. This often results in both sexes consciously or unconsciously limiting their views of themselves and each other. The minor in gender studies consists of an interdisciplinary investigation of gender-related issues and research. Learning to apply standards of critical thought to the inevitable emotional content of gender studies may enable men and women to live and work together more successfully with greater mutual respect and understanding.

For more information about the gender studies minor, please contact the gender studies advisor.

Total credit hours required for minor: 18

At least 9 credit hours must be at the 300 level or above.

Note: Certain topics courses (COM 300, ENG 145, ENG 305, ENG 306, ENG 400, HIS 300, and LIT 400) may fulfill elective requirements, depending on the topic offered. Consult with the gender studies advisor to determine if current topics offerings are appropriate.

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