UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
Minor in Women’s and Gender Studies 23 Total Credits
Required Core Course for all minors 3 cr. hrs.
WGST 200 (d) Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies 3 cr.
Directed Electives 20 credits
Choose any WGST course (co-listed or stand-alone)
WGST 320 Gender Issues in Science 3 cr.
WGST 350 Introduction to LGBTQ Studies
WGST 379 Internship/Service Learning 3-6 cr.
WGST 389 Topics in Women's and Gender Studies
WGST 499 Directed Study
WGST 221/ANTH/SOCI 221 Global Perspectives on Women, 3 cr.
WGST 323/ SOCI 323 Sociology of Family
WGST 326/ SOCI 326 Sociology of Gender Roles
WGST/ COMS 206 Family Communication
WGST/ COMS 440 Gender Communication
Michelle Parkinson - Coordinator
A minor in Women’s and Gender Studies provides students with the following: a broad historical representation of scholarship on women; a set of methodologies that acknowledge the intrinsic value of the experiences, contributions, and perspectives of both women and men.
The minor consists of a core course and elective courses in many disciplines for a total of 23 minimum credit hours.