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Women’s and Gender Studies Minor

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Affiliation: Interdisciplinary Studies

When you pursue a women’s and gender studies minor, you examine ideas, approaches, and activism related to gendered identities in conjunction with sexual orientation, race, class, culture, and public policy across many disciplines. This minor encompasses feminist studies, masculinity studies, and sexuality studies.

After establishing a foundational understanding of themes related to gendered identities, you choose courses from fields as diverse as English, communication, history, sociology, anthropology, political science, French and others.


  1. A 2.00 GPA in minor requirements.
  2. At least nine hours of the program requirements must be completed at Truman State University.
  3. At least 15 credits as follows:
    • At least 3 credits from each of the three areas below.
    • At least 9 credits numbered 300 or above.

Program Requirements:

The Women and Gender Studies minor requires the successful completion from the following:

Note: Appropriate Student Initiated Courses may be approved as substitutions in each of the three areas.

Area Two: Creative World

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