Minor in Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies

Requirements for the Minor

Candidates for a minor should select six courses from the program's listings. There are two required courses, GSWS 002- Gender & Society and GSWS 003- Introduction to Queer Studies. The remaining courses should be selected in a meeting with GSWS Associate Director, Gwendolyn Beetham. You may also wish to visit the courses and/or concentration pages of this website for more information on available courses.

Nursing School minors:
In addition to contacting Dr. Beetham, you may also wish to visit the Health & Disability concentration page for related courses and/or contact GSWS affiliated professor Dr. Dennis Flores in the Nursing School. Nursing students may also substitute one of the required courses for the minor with (related) Nursing course, including: 

NURS 215: Nursing of Women and Infants
NURS 303/503: Contemporary Issues in Human Sexuality & Health
NURS 342/542: LGBTQ Health
NURS 360: Case Study: Nursing Practice With HIV+ Patients
NURS 518: Nursing & Gendering of Health Care in U.S. and Internationally 1860-2000