Minor in Gender and Sexuality Studies

Requirements (28 units)

Requirements for a minor in Gender and Sexuality Studies

Eight units chosen from:8
Introduction to Women's Studies
Introduction to Masculinity Studies
Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies
Sixteen units chosen from: 16
Sex and Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective
Gender and Language
Gender and Identity in the Visual Arts
Biology of Human Sexuality
Topics in Human and Organizational Communication (when the topic is Gay/Lesbian Relationships)
Gender, Race and Media
Gender and Communication
Feminist Contributions to Communication Theories
Muslim Women in Media and Society
Women and Crime
Domestic Violence and the Criminal Justice System
Political Economy of Women
Studies in Literary Diversity (Gay Literature)
Studies in Literary Diversity (Lesbian Literature)
Studies in Language and Linguistics
Women Writers
Women Writers
Masterpieces of Literature
Francophone Women Writers
Introduction to Women's Studies (if not taken in category above)
Introduction to Masculinity Studies (if not taken in category above)
Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies (if not taken in category above)
Feminist Research Methods
Topics in Gender and Sexuality Studies
Feminist Theory
Women as Agents of Social Change
Queer Theory
GSS 575B-D
Internship in Gender and Sexuality Programs and Services (for a total of 4 units)
GSS 595B-E
Independent Study (for a total of 8 units)
Health and Human Sexuality
Womens Health Issues
Health Issues of Men
Women in U.S. History, 1620-1865
Women in U.S. History, 1865-Present
Gender and Philosophy
Sex and Politics
Psychology of Human Sexuality
The Psychology of Women
Women and Violence
The Psychology of Gays and Lesbians
Black Women and Feminism
Sociology of Gender
Seminar in Sociology
Issues in Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Theatre
Note: Special Topic courses: Students may receive credit toward an elective for special topic courses offered in other departments that take gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation as the main focus of the course. Contact the coordinator of the Gender and Sexuality Studies Program for permission.
Four units chosen from: 4
Perspectives on Gender
Perspectives on Gender
Perspectives on Gender
Total Units28