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Women and Gender Studies Minor MIN

Degree Type: Minor

College(s): Arts and Sciences

Required Courses  Credit Hours 
Required Courses
WGST 105 Intro To Women's Studies 3
Electives: Choose 15 credits, at least 6 credits must be 300+ level
ANTH 374 Reproductive Health-Sexuality 3
ARTH 325 Women and Art 3
COMM 315 Gender Communication 3
FILM 360 Gender and Race in Film 3
HIST 325 American Women's History 3
HUMN 230 Women-the Arts-and Society 3
LITR 170 Intro to Women's Literature 3
LITR 371 Topics in Women's Literature 3
PHIL 305 Feminist and Gender Theory 3
PSYC 444 Psychology of Gender 3
SOCY 230 Gender Roles in Society 3

Why Choose the Women and Gender Studies Minor?

The Women and Gender Studies minor is designed to allow students the opportunity to study the history and cultural contributions of women through an interdisciplinary approach. Study includes the political and theoretical issues related to woman and to the construction of gender. In addition, the minor allows students to develop writing and critical thinking skills that are essential to job placement and advancement.

Admission Requirements

The Women and Gender Studies minor is open to any student admitted to Ferris State and pursuing a baccalaureate degree. The minor is designed to complement any Ferris major program. Students may use only one-third of the credits in a minor that overlap with the student's major. For example: If a minor is 18 credits, 6 credits may be applied to the minor that are also used in the major. Students may apply 6 credit hours of overlap between minors.

Graduation Requirements

An academic minor may only be awarded upon completion of a baccalaureate degree at Ferris State. This minor requires a minimum of 18 credits with a minimum 2.0 grade average in these courses.

Also, 50 percent of the credits for a minor must be taught by Ferris State University.

More Information

ADVISOR: Dr. Susan Morris
PHONE: 231-591-2774
E-MAIL: susan_morris@ferris.edu

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