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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog (As of 12-14-18) 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog (As of 12-14-18) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Women’s and Gender Studies Minor

Phone: 843.953.2280

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Women’s and Gender Studies is an interdisciplinary minor in which students explore gender identities, relations, practices, theories and institutions. Courses examine gender roles and relations, women’s cultural contributions, the social, historical, political, and economic status of women, the intersection of race, class, and gender issues, and theoretical concerns about the relation of gender to knowledge. Women’s and Gender Studies courses are offered in every school on campus. Many may be used to satisfy the College’s general education requirements in the social sciences and the humanities.


WGST 200  should be taken early in the minor, preferably as one of the first three courses.

15 credit hours** from the following:


No more than two courses may be taken in any single discipline except those courses designated as WGST.
*When aligns with, and is approved by, the WGST program director.
**Certain special topics courses from the various departments may also be counted towards the minor requirements. Please consult the instructor or the director of the Women’s and Gender Studies Program.
***No more than 6 credit hours from WGST 381  can be applied towards the minor requirements.
****No more than 6 credit hours from WGST 400  can be applied towards the minor requirements.