Gender and Women's Studies (GWST), Minor

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2017-2018. Learn more about University Academic Regulation 3.1.

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Minimum Grade Point Average in Minor Coursework: 2.00
Total Hours: 21 hours

Minor Requirements
GWST 2113Transnational Women’s Studies (S)3
or GWST 2123 Introduction to Gender Studies (DH)
GWST 4113Feminist Theories3
Select 9 hours from classes focusing on gender and women including but limited to the following:9
Gender And Visual Culture
Readings in Literature by Women (DH)
Topics in Gender Studies
Theorizing Sexualities (D)
Race and Reproduction in the U.S. (D)
Gender and Representation (D)
Approaches to Feminist Research
Theorizing Men and Masculinities
Special Topics in Global Feminism
Directed Readings in Gender Studies
Gender Relations in Chinese History (H)
Gender in America (D)
Women in Western Civilization (H)
Biology, Race, and Gender: Honors (DH)
Gender and Politics
Seminar in Women and Politics
Psychology of Women (DS)
Gender and Work (DS)
Sociology of Gender (S)
Current Topics in Sociology (Gender in the Middle East)
Select 6 hours from classes that complement gender and women’s studies including but not limited to the following:6
American Popular Culture (H)
Art Since 1960
Multicultural and Diversity Issues in Curriculum
Contemporary Issues in Curriculum Studies
United States History Since 1945 (DH)
History of Medicine (H)
Managing Diversity in the Workplace (D)
Philosophy of Education
American Philosophy (H)
Biomedical Ethics (H)
U.S. Constitution: Civil Rights and Liberties
Psychology of Parent Behavior (S)
Ethics and Moral Education
Diversity and Equity Issues in Education
American Marriage, Family and Male-Female Relationships (S)
Global Population and Social Problems

Additional OSU Requirements

Undergraduate Minors

  • An undergraduate minor must include between fifteen and thirty hours, inclusive, of undergraduate coursework.
  • A minimum of six credit hours for the minor must be earned in residence at OSU.
  • The courses required for a minor may be included in the course requirements for any undergraduate degree or they may be in addition to degree requirements, depending on the overlap between the minor and degree requirements. However, an undergraduate minor must be earned in an academic field other than the student’s declared degree option. The minor may not duplicate the degree major or option (for example, a student who earns a BA in Art with an Art History option may earn a minor in Studio Art but not Art History undergraduate degree or they may be in addition to degree requirements, depending on the overlap between the minor and degree requirements. However, an undergraduate minor must be earned in an academic field other than the student's declared degree option. The minor may not duplicate the degree major or option (for example, a student who earns a BA in Art with an Art History option may earn a minor in Studio Art but not Art History).
  • A student generally follows the minor requirements associated with his or her matriculation year or newer requirements that have been established since matriculation. The time limit for following minor requirements from a given academic year is six years.

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