Type of Offering

The gender and sexuality minor is an interdisciplinary program. Professors from across the University teach the courses, providing you with unique perspectives on how gender and sexuality influence a wide range of fields. The minor requires 19 credit hours. You’ll take a required introductory course and can then choose from a list of electives in a wid variety of subjects. After earning most of your credit hours, you will then take a portfolio course in which you will integrate what you learned in the variety of other classes. You’ll gain a deeper understanding in theories of gender and sexuality; social construction of race, gender and class; how power and privilege infuse all aspects of daily life; and the intersectionality of race, gender, inequality, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation and class. The gender and sexuality minor could complement any major.