You’ve heard about the majors that will help you build a career; 

consider a minor that will help you build a life.


Our minor can be paired with any major. Our graduates work in many fields, including:

·       marketing
·       art
·       social activism
·       social work
·       psychology
·       public television, and
·       business

Questions? Contact:

Michelle Parkinson
Coordinator of Women's and Gender Studies
Department of English
264 Kleinpell Fine Arts
(715) 425-0619
(715) 425-3850

Student Voices

Nikki Shonoiki, WGST Minor, Chancellor's Award Winner, UWRF Graduate:

"As a future Social Justice Activist, I believe that the knowledge gained from my WSGT minor will help me understand how inequality functions in society and ultimately how I can help create a more just and equal society.

Christopher Steines, WGST Minor, UWRF Graduate: 

"The education and enlightenment that I have found in the Women’s and Gender Studies Program has offered me a unique understanding of . . .  inequality."


Samantha Larson, WGST Minor, Psychology Major, UWRF Graduate:

"The friends I have madethrough my women's studies courses have been the greatest gift anyone could ask for . . . [T]he professors have been nothing but extraordinary. Women's and Gender studies has help me become the woman Iwant to be.”